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Insurance Dispute in Martin County Florida? A Florida Statute Can Help!

Did you know that if you are forced to sue your own insurance company for a property damage claim, you are entitled to attorneys’ fees if you win?

In a rare instance of the Florida legislature looking out for the little guy, Florida Statute 627 was enacted to level the playing field against the insurance companies.  Continue reading “Insurance Dispute in Martin County Florida? A Florida Statute Can Help!”

Conflict of Interest Cases in Martin and Palm Beach County

Be careful of the advice you receive from non-lawyers.  I have a true story to share with you that just happened a week ago:

An attorney I know, that does not handle personal injury law cases, recently referred a potential client to me.  I met with her (I will refer to the client as “Jane” although that is not her real name) in a rehabilitation facility when she informed me that she was planning to interview another lawyer before she made her final decision.  Continue reading “Conflict of Interest Cases in Martin and Palm Beach County”

What is Tort Reform and How Can it Affect You?

Are you in favor of tort reform?  If so, you are probably one of two things:  (1) wealthy, or (2) naïve as to what tort reform truly means.  Tort reform is a general term used to describe many different ways that the government, the insurance industry and various lobbying interests have successfully taken away your rights and oftentimes money that you would otherwise be entitled to recover.  Continue reading “What is Tort Reform and How Can it Affect You?”