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Stuart A. Sklar
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Stuart A. Sklar

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About Me

Stuart A. Sklar is a shareholder at Fabian, Sklar & King, P.C. Stuart has litigated hundreds of fire and explosion cases and has collected millions of dollars on behalf of his clients, including a $21 million settlement for the children of a couple who were killed in a propane gas explosion.


 


He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). Stuart is a principal member of the National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee on Fire Investigations, and is the only attorney on the committee representing policyholders and those injured or killed in fires and explosions. The committee is responsible for NFPA 921: Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations. He has been active in the development of every edition of NFPA 921 since 2001. Stuart is also a principal member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications responsible for NFPA 1033: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Insurance: 55%
    29 years
  2. Personal Injury: 45%
    29 years

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Contact Info

33450 W 12 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI, 48331

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing198509/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Leaders in the LawMichigan Lawyers Weekly2013
Distinguished Service AwardNational Association of Fire Investigators2012
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Top LawyerdbusinessN/A
Isurance LawBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderFabian Sklar & King1987 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Principal Member National Fire ProtectionAssociationTechnical Committee onFire Investigator Professional Qualifications (NFPA 1033)No ValueN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Michigan Association for JusticeExecutive Committee & Executive BoardN/A
American Association for Justice Fire ane Property Insurance Litigation GroupMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesElected MemberN/A
International Symposium on Fire and Investigation Science and TechnologyCo-FounderN/A
Principal Member National Fire Protection Associatoin Technical Committee on Fire Investigations (NFPA 921)N/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Smith v Michigan Basic Property Insurance Associtaion.N/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)Author of chapter "Errors and Omissions by an Insurance Agent," Michigan Causes of Action Formbook2012
Proceedings of The International Symposium on Fire InvestigationFire LItigation Issues-The Products LIability Case2004
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyFire Investigation in Products Liability Cases2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Arson for Prosecutors SchoolUse of NFPA 921 and 1033 at Trial2014
National Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation Training ProgramExpert Testimony in Fire and Explosion Cases2013
International Symposium on Fire Investigation Science and TechnologyNFPA 1033: 13 Things You Need to Know2010
Insurance Committee for Arson Control 21st Annual National Arson Investigation Training Seminar921/1033 Update from a Plaitiff's Perspective2010