Florida Insurance Dispute Blog

  • Tallahassee Hit Hard by Hurricane Hermine

    || 8-Sep-2016

    The Florida coastline near Tallahassee took the brunt of Category 1 Hurricane Hermine early Friday morning. The hurricane tore through the state, towards Georgia, in a northwestern trajectory. A swath of devastation is left in its wake and authorities are reporting at least one fatality caused by falling debris. More than a quarter-million Floridians were left without power as the hurricane moved. ...
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  • Are you Insured for Loss of Cargo During Transport?

    || 27-Feb-2014

    If you are a motor carrier or trucking company in Florida, you understand how important it is to protect the cargo you are transporting for others from unforeseen damage or loss. If a trucking company suffers a loss of cargo during transport, it can cost that company dearly or even put it out of business. That is why it is of ultimate importance to make sure that the cargo entrusted to you is ...
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  • Have You Had Your Homeowners Insurance Checkup?

    || 20-Feb-2013

    Did you remodel your kitchen this year? Has your family adopted a large dog from the pound? Within a year, many things could change and end up affecting your insurance coverage. Homeowner insurance coverage is tricky because your insurance premium could change with the smallest adjustment. That is why we encourage our clients to schedule an annual appointment with their homeowner insurance agent ...
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  • Are You Covered Under the National Flood Insurance Program?

    || 13-Feb-2013

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many homeowners across the east coast are realizing that their homeowner insurance claims are being vastly underpaid or even denied completely. Some families are in tragic states where there kitchen and other rooms in their home are not even recognizable because they are filled and thrashed with water damage and are now in an unlivable state. What is the ...
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  • Fair Compensation for Hurricane Sandy Damage Claims

    || 22-Jan-2013

    With the current damage of Hurricane Sandy, the devastating aftermath of the storm has left parts of the east coast in ruin. According to a recent story in the Huffington post, Hurricane Sandy is to blame for nearly $62 billion in damage and losses to the United States and at least $315 in damages to the Caribbean. In total, Sandy killed around 125 people nationwide and destroyed hundreds of ...
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  • Condominium Unit and Apartment Loss of Use Claims

    || 28-Sep-2012

    Here in South Florida, a lot of us live in multi-unit or high rise condominium or rental units. Frequently, an accident or unfortunate event that occurs in another unit affects the ability of those living in the surrounding units to continue using their units. A broken water pipe in one unit can cause flooding and water intrusion in units many floors below that unit and even a small fire can ...
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  • Controversial Lawsuit with Progressive Insurance Company

    || 15-Aug-2012

    On June 19, 2010 a young girl was killed in a car accident driving through Baltimore when she was hit by an oncoming driver. The girl had the right of way when the other car came barreling through the red light and collided with her vehicle. The witness testimonials and all the evidence show that it seems the other driver was at fault and the girl had a green light yet this tragedy has had some ...
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  • Insurance Companies Stalk Clients on Facebook

    || 14-Jun-2012

    It has been an obvious fact that most employers will search for potential employees on Facebook before hiring to see how they represent themselves. There has recently been a new investigation into the fact that insurance companies are using social media sites like Facebook to check in on their clients with disabilities. It is their desire to find out information about their disabled customers that ...
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  • Recovery for Termite Damage to your Home from Homeowner's Insurance and Pest Control Contractors

    || 13-Jun-2012

    If you are a Florida homeowner who has had the misfortune of finding out that your home has been raided and devoured by termites, you are in the unfortunate situation of having to carry the financial burden of repairing the damage already caused by the invading army of insects and protecting your home from further assault by the colony of miniature marauders. You are not alone. According to Phil ...
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  • A Greater Risk for Sinkholes in the Upcoming Months

    || 6-Jun-2012

    Although Florida is a great place to live, there are a few downsides, one of them being the risk of sinkholes. These sinkholes occur due to chemical weathering that creates an erosion process in the limestone and dolomite that cover the surface of much of Florida's landscape. According to a writer for a local southern Florida newspaper, the next few months could bring a myriad of sinkholes. ...
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  • Auto Theft Claims

    || 10-Oct-2011

    Here in South Florida, auto theft is a significant problem. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 605 auto thefts reported for every 100,000 people living in Miami in 2009. Sometimes the vehicle is recovered, but many times it is not. If your vehicle is stolen, you should immediately report the theft to law enforcement and to your auto insurance company. Make sure you also ...
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  • Hurricane Season Preparation

    || 4-Aug-2011

    Hurricane season is upon us again and will stay with us until November 30. Homeowners and renters should make sure they have ample coverage for both the structure of their home and their personal property within the home. Obviously, it is a great idea to keep all the receipts for the property you have purchased. However, understanding that most of us do not keep every receipt, it is important to ...
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  • Florida Insurance Dispute Blog

    || 28-Jul-2011

    Our firm is pleased to announce the launch of our Florida Insurance Dispute blog with RSS feed here
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