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March 31, 2017

Understanding the Bill of Rights Provided by Your Insurance Company (as Required by Law)

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When you file a homeowner’s insurance claim in Florida, your insurance company is required by law to provide you with a copy of the Homeowner Claims Bill of Rights (the “Bill of Rights”). This is a list of rights established by statute; but, unlike other provisions of Florida insurance law, it does not give homeowners additional grounds to sue their insurers. Instead, the Bill of Rights is intended to, “summarize, in simple, nontechnical terms, existing Florida law regarding the rights of a personal lines residential property insurance policyholder who files a claim of loss.” Read More

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March 29, 2017

Understanding Your Business Interruption Insurance Policy

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When you need to seek insurance coverage for a business interruption, the first step is understanding the terms of your policy. What losses are covered? For how long? What exclusions apply? Read More

Categories: Insurance Claims

March 24, 2017

How Can a Lawyer Help with Your Insurance Claim?

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When your insurance company is being unreasonable, there comes a point when you need to get aggressive about enforcing the terms of your policy and your rights under Florida’s insurance laws. If your insurer is refusing to investigate or pay the full value of your claim, there is only so much you can do on your own. At some point, to move your claim forward and hold your insurance company accountable, you will need to hire an attorney.

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Categories: Insurance Claims