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What You Didn’t Know about Insurance Litigation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Spoiler alert: insurance litigation doesn’t cost you a dime. When you purchase property insurance, you do so with the understanding that the terms set forth in the policy agreement will be followed through in the event of an unforeseen disaster. And many insurance companies do act in good faith to handle claims fully and in […]

Hurricane Irma

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We all hear in Miami and Miami-Dade County about Hurricane Irma. We are preparing for what to do in Miami when Hurricane Irma comes. First, make sure you have your supplies. Make sure to protect your valuables and take pictures of your insurance documents. Put your treasures in ziploc and waterproof containers. Take pictures and […]

2017 Legislative Session

I recently went to Tallahassee to meet with the Miami-Dade delegation and some lobbying groups. What I found was going on there is fascinating. First, the Miami-Dade delegation is in extremely powerful seats including the second most powerful, which is Carlos Trujillo, as chair of the appropriations committee. He is the chair of the committee […]

What do I do after Hurricane Matthew damaged my home?

The quick and dirty answer is protect your property from further damage because of Hurricane Matthew. This may be done by calling a restoration company, putting a bucket under anything leaking, putting a tarp over your roof, and of course cleaning up any standing water. Make sure you document the damages by taking pictures and […]

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation policy changes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As this is my first blog, I will assume no one has seen the recent policy changes that Citizens Property Insurance Corporation has just approved to their 2016 policy to curtail water damage claim costs. Some of the highlights are limiting coverage for emergency services and temporary repairs to an amount between $2,500 and $5,000 […]