Taking legal action against your insurance company is a big step – one that comes with a certain amount of uncertainty and risk no matter the case. So it’s no surprise that many of our clients across Florida feel apprehensive about the process and have a lot of questions about what to expect during litigation [link to Sept blog]. Rest

When disaster strikes, you need to call in the clean-up crew…fast! But, like all services you use, you’ll want to first spend some time researching your options to make sure the company you hire will do a thorough and professional job. Damage of any kind, but specifically water damage, needs to be handled swiftly and attentively to prevent further damage

After experiencing a devastating loss to your Florida property – whether it be from fire, flooding, wind, vandalism, or other damage – it can feel overwhelming to know where to even begin trying to piece together your life and property. Not only do emotions tend to run high during times like these, navigating the insurance claims process can also become

We buy homeowners insurance to protect ourselves against damage and loss resulting from misfortune. We expect that if and when there’s a time we need to call upon our insurance company for help, we expect we’ll be treated fairly and compensated appropriately for the damages incurred. Yes, we hope for this; unfortunately, this rarely happens. But amid any such misfortune

In the many stages of insurance litigation, mediation generally happens before trial. The judge often orders mediation to be held before heading to a trial. Alternatively, the parties can agree to mediate earlier without a court order. What is Mediation? Mediation is led by a neutral third-party (the mediator) who works with the disputing parties to reach an agreement. Important

Insurance litigation can be a lengthy process. While we do our best to keep things moving forward, each step takes time, especially when we find ourselves waiting on the opposition. But what we’ve found to be most helpful for our clients is educating them on what to expect and keeping them informed of our progress every step of the way. To

Working in insurance litigation, we can’t stress to our clients enough the importance of creating (and regularly updating) an inventory of your home and possessions. While it’s easy to think you’ll remember everything you have in your house and be able to write it all down if something truly does happen, that’s not always the case, especially in moments of

Over the past decade across Florida, we have seen skyrocketing property insurance rates. According to the insurance companies, this is in large part due to litigation initiated by some restoration and mitigation companies utilizing the Assignment of Benefits (AOB) clause in insurance contracts. What insurance companies claim was happening with Assignment of Benefits Ill-intentioned contractors were getting policyholders to sign

When you choose to rent or lease a property, you’re making the choice to enter into a contractual obligation with a landlord. Every contract will have its differences, but a big part of nearly every renter’s agreement is the security deposit. While not required by law (though there are laws to govern its application, specifically Florida Statue §83.49, most landlords