Inside Florida’s Property Insurance Crisis

Another hurricane season is weeks away, and policyholders are loyally paying their premiums to ensure they are covered should disaster strike. But if you are a property owner in Florida, chances are your insurance rates are increasing at an unprecedented pace – sometimes by as much as 111% – or your policy has been dropped. […]

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Storm Season ‘22:  What To Do & How Corless Law Group Can Help You

Another monster hurricane season is on tap.  Long-range forecasts show we may face an extreme hurricane season, with as many as 16 to 20 named storms developing and six to eight of those becoming hurricanes.  Of those hurricanes, forecasters believe three to five will strengthen into major hurricanes with top sustained winds of 111 mph […]

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A Rising Tide Sinks All Homes: Climate Change’s Impact on Florida Policyholders

World leaders have outlined climate commitments at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland.  Delegates are asked to commit to more ambitious cuts in their countries’ emissions, all in an effort to curb the climate crisis.  From sea levels rising to dangerous hurricanes, the effects of the climate crisis can be felt throughout the Sunshine State.  […]

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Heart of Hurricane Season: Forecast Update

“It only takes one storm hitting an area to cause a disaster, regardless of the overall activity for the season. Therefore, residents, businesses, and government agencies of coastal and near-coastal regions are urged to prepare every hurricane season regardless of this, or any other, seasonal outlook.”  –  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)  Peak hurricane […]

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Special Report: Tropical Storm Elsa Insurance Claim? Florida’s Premier Property Damage Lawyers Can Help

The full extent of Tropical Storm Elsa’s damage and destruction is not yet known.  However, of this we are certain:  Florida storms are capable of destroying homes, businesses, and communities in a matter of seconds.  Tropical Storm Elsa has lashed the Sunshine State with heavy winds and unrelenting rain bands.  Elsa battered western Florida as […]

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Florida Tornado Damage Insurance Lawyers

“There’s no place like home,” observed Dorothy in cinema’s most famous film about a tornado (The Wizard of Oz).  Yet the more recent and most destructive tornadoes are touching down far from Kansas and have their sights set on Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.  Those states are experiencing a record-breaking number of severe tornadoes.   Climate change […]

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Climate Change Will Affect Storm Damage Insurance Claims

Wild Weather The winter of 2021 is already historic, with the majority of the U.S. seeing the coldest (and iciest) weather in memory, including in areas not accustomed to extreme cold conditions.  Winter and ice storm advisories stretch from the Gulf Coast up to New England, across the Midwest and impact the Pacific Northwest.  Deep […]

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COURTS & COVID – An Important Update

To Our Valued Clients and Prospective Clients: As a nationally recognized insurance dispute and property damage trial law firm, we are known for securing record-breaking results for our clients.  Nevertheless,  the coronavirus crisis continues to impact Florida courts.  Most courts have not been allowed to move forward in their plans to reopen for in-person trials […]

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Team CBTG Discovers Insurance Company’s Use of Unlicensed, Inexperienced Claim Adjusters

Following Hurricane Irma, dozens of Condo Associations on the West Coast of Florida filed claims with their insurers for wind damages to the structures, windows, and doors.  Many insurers stepped up to investigate and pay the claims they owed, rather than delay or deny coverage.  Unfortunately for some insureds, insurance companies used out-of-state claim adjusters […]

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