Bad to the Bone: What Happens When Insurers Engage in Bad Faith

Property owners, condo associations, commercial property owners, and builders will rely on property insurance to cover the cost of repairs or any loss related to property damage. However, many insurance companies deny or dispute a property insurance claim, which can be financially devastating for a property owner, property management company, and homeowners association. The experienced […]

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Why Your Property Management Business Needs a Lawyer

Businesses, property managers, homeowners associations, and real estate developers purchase property insurance to protect their land, buildings, inventory, and other property. Without insurance, damage due to theft, plumbing leaks, fire loss, sinkholes, busted pipes or weather-related events could be financially devastating. However, delayed, underpaid, or denied claims for coverage can be equally calamitous. The experienced […]

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The Obvious Danger Doctrine – Will an Obvious Danger Relieve a Property Owner of Liability?

Generally, a property owner is responsible for injuries to people that result from dangers on the property.  However, there are many defenses the property owner can potentially use, and one of them is that the danger was so obvious that no one should have been injured (the obvious danger doctrine). In Trainor v. PNC Bank, […]

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Major Changes in the Works For Motor Vehicle Insurance in Florida

Under Florida’s no-fault system, motorists are required to carry $10,000 in personal injury protection, or PIP, coverage, which is designed to pay medical bills after accidents. But that $10,000 figure could soon increase. The proposal would eliminate the $10,000 no-fault coverage in 2018 while mandating motorists get at least $25,000 in coverage for bodily injury […]

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Suing an Insurance Company for Bad Faith

Suing an insurance company for bad faith If you’re thinking of suing an insurance company for bad faith, it’s important that you understand what that means. You need to understand what services an insurance company is responsible for providing and how to know if they’re failing the expectations set. It’s understandable – we pay these […]

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