Florida’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee Issues Opinion Regarding Judges Presiding Over Insurance-Related Cases Who Have Also Filed A Hurricane Insurance Claim

Feb 6, 2023 | Category Articles, Insurance Claims, Legal Analysis | By

Florida’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee issued an opinion concerning Florida judges presiding over hurricane-related civil insurance cases who have also submitted a hurricane-related insurance claim. Under what circumstances must judges disclose and/or recuse themselves from hurricane-related cases when they have filed an insurance claim with an insurance company that also […]

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Order Reversed Because Court Found No Prior Dispute

Jan 18, 2023 | Category Articles | By

Was There a Breakdown in the Claims Adjusting Process? Was the Suit a Necessary Catalyst? On January 11, 2023, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed an order granting the insured attorney’s fees and costs associated with his suit for breach of insurance contract because it found the insured never […]

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Social Media and Insurance: A Bad Idea

Jan 17, 2023 | Category Insurance Claims | By

The vast majority of Americans have a social media account. We all know that person who shares everything–what happened on vacation, the fact that they got a haircut, or what they ate for breakfast. It can be important to be mindful of social media from an insurance perspective.  Why? Insurers […]

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What is a Slip and Fall Case?

Dec 29, 2022 | Category Insurance Claims | By

Many people think that only elderly people are at risk for slipping and falling. The reality is that anyone can slip and fall at any time. Slip and fall accidents often catch people off guard. It could be a loose grape in the produce aisle, standing rainwater in front of […]

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