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Meeting the Sinkhole Structural Damage Threshold

If you have a home that is being affected by sinkhole activity, that might not be enough for the insurance...
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Repairing Your Home After Sinkhole Damage

If you have a home that is being damaged by sinkhole activity, and the insurance company has agreed to cover...
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Insurance Applications – What To Know

The insurance company may know about inaccuracies in your insurance policy and seek to deny a claim even though they...
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5-Year-Old Boy Killed by Atlanta Restaurant’s Revolving Wall

Charlie Holt was a 5-year-old boy who was killed after he became caught in a rotating wall at a restaurant...
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Fire Insurance Claims

If you have to deal with the insurance company over a fire, we can help you navigate your insurance claim. As...
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Unfriendly Skies: United Airlines Gets Black Eye Over Passenger Video

A doctor’s refusal to give up his seat on an overbooked United Airlines flight led to a disturbing scene that...
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Q&A With Ted Corless From the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association Luncheon

In March 2017, Ted Corless had the privilege of being the keynote speaker at the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association luncheon...
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Structural Damage Issues Caused by Sinkhole Activity

Insurers want to deny or limit your access to insurance coverage when a sinkhole is involved. We spend our time fighting...
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Florida House Bill 1397 Outlines Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules

Florida’s medical marijuana bill (HB 1397) is moving through the Florida House but it has drawn sharp criticism as being...
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Handling Complex Auto Insurance Coverage Disputes

We understand how insurance policies work. There doesn’t have to be adverse relationships between the parties. But it can get...
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Unauthorized Practice of Law: An Overview of the Legal Parameters

In the United States, the practice of law is conditioned upon admission to practice of law, and specifically admission to the...
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Community Counts: Support Small Businesses

The importance of finding local, community partners cannot be understated. If something unusual occurs on one of your accounts, you...
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Florida Attorney Weighs in on Future of Medical Marijuana

At Corless Barfield Trial Group we support the constitutional efforts of the public. There are more than 600 Florida physicians...
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Insurance Exclusions & Social Unrest

Riots, civil unrest, and partying during March Madness may cause property damage. The damage and destruction can be devastating. Shops...
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March is Madness – Don’t Drink & Drive

March Madness is a phenomenon that grips the national sports world. March Madness is the moniker that is given to...
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Ted Corless Gives Cannabis Lecture to Tampa Bay Paralegal Association

The “Green Rush” has hit Florida, creating novel and contradictory legal positions between the State’s constitutional protections and the Federal...
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Scene & Heard: 3 Tips For an Auto Accident

If you believe you’ve been involved in an auto accident with a drunk driver, there are very specific and important...
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Follow the Evidence – Examinations Under Oath

Insurance companies are using Examinations Under Oath, which is a discovery tool, to deny claims. But do insurance companies abuse...
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Slip-and-Fall Suits Explained

The term slip-and-fall is used to cover a variety of accidents. Generally, a slip-and-fall is any time a person loses...
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Understanding Evidence in an Automobile Accident Case Involving Alcohol

Drunk driving is a serious problem in our country. One accident could endanger the lives of others or cause debilitating...
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Understanding Florida’s Medical Marijuana Amendment

While about 58 percent of the votes were in favor of Amendment 2 in 2014, it failed to meet the...
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2016 Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire

Families of two victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire have filed the first lawsuits following the tragic blaze...
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The Mistrial of Michael Slager and American Justice

A jury deadlocked in the case of a former South Carolina police officer charged with murder after he was recorded on...
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Where There’s Smoke…

Insurance companies in Florida try to limit their exposure with fire losses. This is one of the biggest groups of...
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Fire Damage – Know Your Rights

The devastation from wildfires that roared through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, torching hundreds of buildings and leaving 14...
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Supreme Court Denies Review of NFL Concussion Settlement

Understand the health, wellness, and legal implications of the United States Supreme Court’s denial of the NFL concussion settlement. SCOTUS...
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Domestic Violence Law in Florida

We all know someone who is the victim of domestic violence. Studies show 23.6 percent of women and 11.5 percent...
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What Trump Means for Legal Weed

If Donald Trump is to be the “greatest jobs president,” what does that mean for the budding medical marijuana industry...
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Not Every Lawyer Is a Trial Lawyer

What makes a trial lawyer unique? Corless Barfield Trial Group lawyers meet with clients and perform legal research before going...
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Ted Corless talks A Rod dropping suit 1

MICHELLE: Alex Rodriguez has withdrawn his lawsuits; he says he will accept the season long suspension. Didn’t he say in...
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Sports Lawyer Ted Corless Tells Journalist Michael Eaves Why Judge Rejected Motion

JOHN: No deal, that’s the word today from a federal judge to the NFL. The judge has rejected the 765...
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Ted Corless on 10 Connects – Corless Zinober – Tampa Sinkhole – 10Connects

INTERVIEWER: What if the unthinkable happens to your home? We have a sinkhole expert here, Ted Corless and joining us,...
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Tampa Property Insurance Lawyer Ted Corless Talks Flood Zones — WTSP

REPORTER: Thank you, Tammy. With 6 weeks left in hurricane season, some Bay Area residents are being forced to cover...
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Florida Amendment 1: Solar Power

I’ve been practicing law now for in excess of twenty years. Oftentimes, my regular clients will call me as we...
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Why You Should’ve Voted on Amendment 2

Hello. I’m Ted Corless, editor of News Munchies. I’m also a private citizen in the state of Florida. Why does...
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Have You Felt the Impact of the Mosaic Sinkhole?

In August of 2016, it was discovered in Mulberry, Florida, that Mosaic, a company manufacturing fertilizer had somehow triggered the...
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Hurricane Matthew Caused 7 Billion Dollars in Damages

People ask me what I do for a living. I tell them I sue insurance companies. Well, right now, the...
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Samsung Note 7 Recall

In the twenty years that I’ve been an attorney, a lot of times I’ve had an opportunity to deal with...
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A Few Drinking and Driving Facts

Halloween is just around the corner and what that means is that the Christmas decorations are going to start showing...
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NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Agreement

Speaker 1: The hospitals are supposed to release these patients with a certain plan, either directly to an overnight facility...
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Florida Rules of Evidence & Federal Rules of Evidence

One of the most common complaints that I have from people that come to me when they’ve had a fire...
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How does an Insurance Company Value my Motor Vehicle Accident Claim?

One of the first questions we ever get from our clients involving injuries is “How does an insurance company value...
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National Fire Protection Association: NFPA 921 & Negative Corpus

Today’s video is about something called “Negative Corpus” Negative Corpus, what is that?  Well if we translated it literally, it...
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Why Fire Claims are More Complicated than Most Insurance Claims

Hi, I’m Ted Corless. I’m a lawyer with the Corless Barfield Trial Group. We’ve prepared a series of online content...
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What to do if your Condominium Association has Been Damaged by Tropical Storms

Hello, I’m Ted Corless. I’m a lawyer with the Corless Barfield Trial Group. My office has prepared a series of...
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Tropical Storms & Condominium Damage and Covering your Bases

Hello, I’m Ted Corless. I’m a lawyer with the Corless Barfield Trial Group. Today’s video is about tropical storms and...
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Fire Damage Insurance Claims Tampa FL

Hello, I’m Ted Corless. I work with Corless Barfield Trial Group with my office in Tampa, Florida. We’ve prepared a...
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Is Florida a No Fault State?

Is Florida a No Fault State? Is Florida is a no-fault state, what does that mean? Florida being a no-fault...
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How Drinking and Driving Affected MMA Fighter Marcus Kowal

How MMA Fighter Marcus Kowal was Affected by Drinking & Driving Hi, I’m Ted Corless. I’m a lawyer with the...
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Storm Damage Insurance Claims Tampa Fl – Morning Blend Interview

Storm Damage Insurance Claims Tampa Fl – Morning Blend Interview NATALIE TAYLOR: Summer is here, and of course, in Florida,...
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Corless Barfield Trial Group YouTube Channel

Corless Barfield Trial Group YouTube Channel NATALIE TAYLOR: If you’ve been in an accident, and you need to hire an...
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What the Insurance Company is Responsible For – Part 3

Today’s video is about fire losses and dealing with the insurance company.  What the Insurance Company is Responsible For Fire...
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Fire Losses and Dealing with the Insurance Company Part 2

Today’s video is about fire losses and dealing with the insurance company. Fire Losses and Dealing with the Insurance Company...
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Fire Damage Insurance Claims Part 1

Today’s video is about fire losses and dealing with the insurance company. Fire Damage Insurance Claims Of all of the...
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We Beat Up Insurance Companies

People ask me what I do. If I am on an elevator, they say “what do you do for a...
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How do you Fix Sinkhole Activity?

Today’s video is about answering the question:  How do you fix sinkhole activity? How do you Fix Sinkhole Activity? How...
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Sinkhole Claims and the Issue of Structural Damage

Today’s video is dealing with sinkhole claims and the issue of structural damage. Sinkhole Claims and the Issue of Structural...
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Why You Need a Sinkhole Lawyer

Today’s video is dealing with Sinkhole claims and the issue of structural damage. Why You Need a Sinkhole Lawyer When...
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Injury Trial Lawyer – Corless Barfield Trial Group

People ask me what I do and I tell them I am a trial lawyer. Many times people assume that...
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Why You Need a Fire Damage Attorney

Today’s video is about how insurance companies try and prove arson in fire cases. A fire damage attorney is responsible...
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Duties After an Accident or Loss

Today’s video is about understanding your responsibilities under an insurance policy after you’ve made a claim. If you’re involved with...
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The Neutral Evaluation Program

Hello, I’m Ted Corless, with the Corless Barfield Trial Group. We’ve created a series of videos to provide people resources...
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Standard of Care for Truck Drivers

We represent individuals in serious personal injury matters, motor vehicle accidents, and my favorite, beating up insurance companies. Today, I’d...
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Water Damage Lawyer in Tampa – Case Study

Today’s video is about damage to your home or business caused by water. Representing individuals on water losses might seem...
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Personal Injuries and Pre-Existing Conditions in Tampa, FL

Regardless of whether our client has suffered a serious personal injury because of someone else’s negligence or because of a...
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Self Driving Car Accident Responsibility in Tampa, FL

Today, I’d like to address the issue of self-driving automobiles. As a lawyer I go to public places or parties...
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9/11 and Saudi Arabia

Hello, I’m Ted Corless with the Corless-Barfield Trial Group. My firm of attorneys in Tampa, FL represents people involved in...
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How to Hire a Lawyer in Tampa FL

Today, I’d like to address three common mistakes made by individuals when hiring counsel. As an individual, I’ve personally had...
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Harambe the Gorilla & the 3 Year Old Boy

Harambe was a 450-lb gorilla who was living in the Cincinnati Zoo up until just recently. Harambe died as a...
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Getting Your Car Fixed After a Car Accident in Tampa FL

Today I’d like to address the issue of getting your car fixed after a car accident. I guess one of...
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Denied Life Insurance Policy Attorney in Tampa, FL

I’m here to talk to you today about an especially sensitive issue: the denial of a life insurance policy when...
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What to do at the Scene of an Accident in Tampa, FL

Today I’d like to talk to you about what to do at the scene of an accident. What to do...
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US 19 Accident Attorney in Tampa, FL

Did you know that Highway 19 in Clearwater is considered one of the most dangerous highways in America? US 19...
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Filing a Claim With Citizens Insurance: What You Need to Know-Part 1

We want to take time today to address the issue of filing a claim with Citizens Insurance.  This is information...
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Filing a Claim With Citizens Insurance: What You Need to Know-Part 2

Today’s video is on making a claim with Citizens Property Insurance Corporation. One of the biggest challenge I face as...
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Understanding Your Auto Insurance Policy

Today’s video is on reading and understanding your auto insurance policy. Understanding Your Auto Insurance Policy People ask me all...
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Understanding your Insurance Responsibilities After Claim

This video is about understanding your responsibilities under an insurance policy after you’ve made a claim. Understanding your Insurance Responsibilities...
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Dealing with Sinkhole Claims in Tampa Florida

Today’s video is about dealing with sinkhole claims in Tampa, Florida.  More specifically, with condominiums. Dealing with Sinkhole Claims in Tampa...
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Learning to Share the Road with Motorcycles

Today’s video is about learning how to share the road responsibly with motorcycles. Learning to Share the Road with Motorcycles...
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Sinkholes & Florida Homeowners Policies

Today’s video is about sinkhole activity and Florida homeowners policies. Sinkholes & Florida Homeowners Policies What happens if you find...
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Uninsured Motorist Law Firm – Reading your Policy

Today’s video is on reading your insurance policy. Uninsured Motorist Law Firm – Reading your Policy What is uninsured motorist...
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