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Jason J. Liss is a managing shareholder at Fabian, Sklar, King & Liss, P.C. Jason graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 1993 and has over 25 years of litigation experience in property insurance matters representing insureds whose claims under commercial and homeowners property insurance policies are being investigated by their insurers or have been denied.

Jason has extensive experience representing clients throughout the claims investigation process, including at Examinations Under Oath (EUO), and litigating numerous coverage issues involving policy interpretation, property damage to structures/personal property, business income / extra expense losses, additional living expenses/loss of rents, and allegations of arson and fraud. Jason also litigates cases against insurance agents whose negligence has caused his clients to suffer uninsured losses.

Jason represents policyholders throughout the country for claims pending in Michigan and other states and litigates cases nationally in both state and federal courts outside of Michigan.  During his career, Jason has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar settlements, aggressively litigated hundreds, if not thousands, of cases, conducted dozens of jury trials and argued appeals before the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.

Jason is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), and is an alternate member of the National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee on Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications, which is responsible for NFPA 1033: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. Jason is a past chairperson for the Insurance & Indemnity Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and is currently a hearing panelist for the State Bar of Michigan Attorney Discipline Board and a committee member for the State Bar of Michigan Character and Fitness Committee.  He is a member of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA), the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) and the Oakland County Bar Association.

Published Works.

“Purchase of a Dwelling by Land Contract Entitles Insureds to ‘Replacement Cost’ Benefits,”
The Journal of Insurance and Indemnity Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, January 2018

“Mortgagee’s Second Bite at a Claim for Property Loss,”
Co-author, DS News, Vol. 16, No. 1, January 2018

“Property Insurance 101: Anti-Concurrent Causation – Not a Foregone Conclusion,”
The Journal of Insurance and Indemnity Law, Vol. 10, No. 2, April 2017

“Property Insurance 101 The Co-Insurance Clause: Don’t Let Your Policy Limits Fool You,”
The Journal of Insurance and Indemnity Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, January 2017

“Ordinary and Standard “Loss Payable” Clauses in Property Insurance Policies,”
The Journal of Insurance and Indemnity Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, January 2016

“Statutory Appraisal Under a Fire Insurance Policy Issued in Michigan,”
The Journal of Insurance and Indemnity Law, Vol. 8, No. 3, July 2015

“Explosion & Fire Cases: Death, Injury or Property Losses,”
Presented at the Michigan Association for Justice’s Premises Liability Seminar, April 2012

“NFPA 1033: 13 Things You Need to Know,”
Co-author of paper presented at the International Symposium on Fire Investigation Science and Technology, 2010

“The Role of the Attorney in Fire and Explosion Investigations,”
Co-authored: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Fire Investigation Science and Technology, 2008

SUCCESSESIndividual Awards.