Marie Cheung-Truslow
Insurance Subrogation Group

350 Granite St Ste 2303
Braintree, MA 02184, United States
Phone: 617-592-5340
Areas of Practice
  • Insurance

Practice/Organization Description

Attorney Marie Cheung-Truslow, Chair of the firm’s Property Insurance and Subrogation Practice Group has over 20 years experience litigating complex insurance coverage, arson and fraud defense, class action defense involving bad faith claims, and large loss subrogation.

She regularly advises insurance companies on suspicious claims involving arson and fraud, and complex insurance coverage issues. Attorney Cheung-Truslow has hands-on experience coordinating the investigation of suspicious losses and subrogation recoveries through assembling teams of forensic experts, origin and cause investigators, engineers, forensic accountants, computer experts, metallurgists, combustion scientists, and fire protection specialists to analyze and determine the root cause of the losses. She also has extensive experience conducting examinations under oath of policyholders.

Attorney Cheung-Truslow has secured numerous defense verdicts in jury trials and arbitrations. She has secured summary judgment and defeated motions to dismiss for insurance companies in various cases on fraud-related and failure to cooperate grounds, including John Aubuchon vs. National Grange Mutual Insurance Company, 70 Mass. App. Ct. 1102 (2007)(failure to cooperate); Great Northern Storehouse, Inc. v. Peerless Ins. Co., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22905 (D. Maine 2000)(arson); The Northern Assurance Company of America v. Payzant, Massachusetts Appeals Court, 2010-P-1469 (failure to cooperate); Roche v. Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company, 40 Mass. App. Ct. 1103 (1996)(fraud claim); Allstate Insurance Company v. Keith Michael Stone, D.C.; Clinica Real, LLC et. al., United States District Court for the District Of Arizona, 2008 U.S. Dist. Lexis 27332 (2008)(Federal RICO claim).

Attorney Cheung-Truslow is a regular trainer for insurance companies on “Massachusetts First Party Property Losses.” She has also spoken on “Representing Insureds and Insurers in Subrogation Cases Where There are Coverage Issues,” NASP New England Chapter, March 2010; “Electronic Discovery and Implication on Civil Litigation,” IASIU Annual Seminar on Insurance Fraud, September 11, 2006; “Boston’s Big Dig,” The Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International, Bay State Pond Conference, 2004.

Bar Admissions

Attorney Cheung-Truslow is admitted to practice before the Massachusetts State Trial Court, Massachusetts Appellate Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Massachusetts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of New Hampshire, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, Connecticut Superior Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and has appeared Pro Hac Vice in Arizona, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont


She is a graduate of Boston College Law School and Columbia University.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Attorney Cheung-Truslow is an active member of American Bar Association (ABA), Tort and Insurance Practice Section; Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM); Boston Bar Association (BBA); Editorial Board Member of the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly International Association of Special Investigations Units (IASIU); Loss Executives Association (LEA); Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR); Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA); National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA); National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP); and Order of the Blue Goose International, BayState Pond Chapter

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