By

Steven Silverberg
Insurance is designed to protect us in many areas of our lives – our health, our homes, our vehicles, to name a few. By purchasing it, we enter into an agreement that if some unforeseen negative event were to happen, we would in turn be protected against future financial hardship. When you purchase an insurance...
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Homeownership marks an important financial milestone for many families, but as you know, buying a home is so much more than just a financial investment. Your home becomes the place where memories are made and family roots are planted. Before you close on your home, you will face a multitude of questions and have numerous...
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In the state of Florida, insurance is big business and policyholders have often been on the short end of the stick when it comes to having their rights protected by all three branches of government. After all, it’s usually one policyholder up against a team of attorneys working for the insurance company. More bad news...
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If only repairing property damage and settling your claim with your insurance company happened as quickly as the damage itself…Yes, if only. The unfortunate reality is that while damage can come on swiftly and forcefully, the subsequent clean-up and insurance claims process can take much longer. The good news, however, is that there are some...
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Property damage, no matter the scale, is disruptive and can add an immense amount of burden to property owners. Moreover, the process of dealing with an insurance claim is not something most homeowners do very frequently (we hope). The reality, however, is that we do live in storm-prone Florida, and with that comes a risk...
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Property damage is never fun. Getting the run-around from your insurance company following a disaster? Even worse. The challenge, however, is that sometimes you don’t even know that you’re being treated unfairly – and all by a company you’re paying to protect you! Below are some clues to be on the watch for, but before...
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Here in Florida, we just never know when it might be “go” time, which is why it’s essential to always be prepared. As hurricane season rolls in, there are some important steps we must take to best protect our property and those we love. As you consider your needs and responsibilities in terms of what...
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One of the most important documents to have as a homeowner is an updated home inventory, but, we get it, life happens, and oftentimes a home inventory is a priority many homeowners simply don’t get around to completing before a disaster strikes. (For tips on how to create one, check out our post here. It’s...
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Real estate transactions are notoriously complicated, so it’s no surprise that confusion and misinformation abound. In this third of our series on debunking common real estate myths, we take a closer look at the differences between a title company and a closing attorney, as they are not one in the same. To learn more about...
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If your claim has ever been denied by your insurance company, you know just the kind of sinking feeling that comes with such a letter. While there are many common ways insurance companies try to deny property insurance claims in Florida, the important thing to remember is that you still have options. At Silverberg|Brito, PLLC,...
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