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John Vincent Tucker

John Vincent Tucker

Disability & Life Insurance Attorney with Tucker & Ludin, P.A.
  • Insurance Claims, Social Security Disability/SSI
  • Florida
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Summary

For over 25 years, John V. Tucker has helped people get 1) disability benefits, 2) life insurance benefits, 3) ERISA benefits, 4) Long Term Disability, 5) Social Security Disability and SSI, 6) Veteran’s disability|VA Service Connected Compensation, and 7) Life Insurance and Accidental Death benefits. Mr. Tucker has achieved AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatingSM—the highest available—through Martindale-Hubbell’s® attorney peer review ratings for his ethical standards and legal ability. He is also rated 10/10 (Superb) by Avvo.com, an online lawyer rating and selection guide. In 2016, he was once again named one of Tampa Bay Magazine’s Top Attorneys in Tampa Bay, selected by the South Florida Daily Business Review as a Top Attorney, and received another annual selection as one of the only claimant-side SuperLawyer in the area of employee benefits in Florida. Mr. Tucker practices throughout the United States, handling claims, litigation, and appeals related to ERISA and VA benefits. As a disability benefits and life insurance attorney, John Tucker has represented thousands of people throughout Florida and the United States, particularly in ERISA, disability and life insurance, and VA disability cases. While many of his clients are from Florida, he has clients and former clients all across the United States of America.

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Claims
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
Additional Practice Areas
  • ERISA - Employee Benefits (Group Disability & Life)
  • VA - Veterans Service Connected Disability Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    After initial screening, nearly all consultations that are scheduled are free consultations. Unfortunately, we cannot give a consultation to everyone that calls our office.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency percentage fees are one type of fee that we can charge for our legal services.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
11th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Chair - ERISA Benefits Litigation Group
American Association for Justice
- Current
Education
University of Florida
J.D. / Law (1991)
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University of Florida
B.A. / Philosophy (1988)
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Honors: Florida Blue Key
Activities: President - Delta Chi Fraternity
Awards
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and professional standards; received for many years.
10/10 Superb
Avvo.com
Awarded 10/10 for multiple years.
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
Chair - ERISA Benefits Litigation Group
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Total Disability Ratings for Disabled Veterans Based Upon Unemployability
St. Petersburg Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
ERISA Administrative Appeals - Problematic Issues, 43rd Annual TIPS Midwinter Symposium on Insurance and Employee Benefits, Coral Gables, Florida
American Bar Association Tort & Insurance Practice Section
Certifications
Accredited to Practice before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Websites & Blogs
Website
John V. Tucker - Disability & Life Insurance Attorney
Blog
Disability & Life Insurance Benefits Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Headquarters Office
5235 16th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33703
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 282-5260
Telephone: (727) 572-5000
Fax: (727) 571-1415
Ft. Lauderdale - By Appointment Only
110 E. Broward Blvd.
Suite 1700
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 282-5260
Telephone: (954) 507-2700
Fax: (727) 571-1415
Tampa - By Appointment Only
2202 N. West Shore Blvd.
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33607
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 282-5260
Telephone: (813) 594-5000
Fax: (727) 571-1415