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Do You Have Citizens Property Insurance? Rates Will Likely Rise for Citizens Customers

Here comes the Grinch who stole Christmas. The board of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. recently approved a plan that would raise residential insurance rates by an average of 8.2 percent starting in September 2019 – with the hikes hitting almost all customers of the state-backed insurer.  That’s the Citizens way. Citizens is Florida’s largest residential...
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Tips to Travel Safe & Sound This Holiday Season

The winter holiday season – from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day – is a busy time on our roads. As we head into the year-end holiday blitz, countless Americans will be traveling. Unfortunately, the winter holidays are also some of the most dangerous times to travel, in part because of heavy traffic and the recklessness...
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Insurance Bad Faith – $25.5 Million Message to Aetna to Change Its Ways

Aetna, the nation’s third-largest insurer with 23.1 million customers, has been reckless and engaged in abhorrent, bad faith behavior. A recent jury award for $25.5 million is a statement to Aetna that they cannot put profits before policyholders. Aetna acted in bad faith by denying a patient life-saving cancer treatment, a jury in the Oklahoma...
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Why Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. Residents and business owners of the Tampa Bay area enjoy both a laid-back beach lifestyle and the amenities of a large metropolitan area. With a smorgasbord of the best outdoor activities, museums, schools, professional sports teams, shopping, and dining, it’s no wonder nearly 400,000 people call the Tampa Bay metro area home....
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Water, Water, Everywhere: Truth About Flood Damage Insurance

Do you have a flood insurance policy? What does flood insurance cover? Has your flood insurance claim been denied? When your insurer delays, denies or underpays your flood damage claim, it’s critical to have an experienced Flood Damage Attorney representing your rights. Florida has more than three times as many homes in flood hazard zones...
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Insurance Litigation: Slow & Steady Wins the Race

Money Matters The U.S. insurance industry has trillions of dollars in assets, enjoying average profits of more than $30 billion a year. America’s insurance companies have consistently tried to deny claims, delay payments, confuse consumers, and retroactively refuse anyone who may cost them money. Corless Barfield Trial Group is a trial-ready team with experience litigating...
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Community Management Association: Property Insurance Basics

Being on the Board of Directors for a Community Managed Association, a Homeowner’s Association, or any other kind of multi-unit dwelling in Florida means making decisions about insurance coverage or how to handle an insurance dispute for multiple units. It may be one of most significant things you will ever be asked to examine. Call...
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Who Is Responsible When a Self-Driving Car Has an Accident?

The Problem As new self-driving technologies develop, offering consumers self-driving cars, trains, buses, and drones, what are the liability issues when an accident occurs with an autonomous vehicle?  The chief question to answer is who will be responsible for the accident? Is it … the manufacturer of the self-driving car; the person riding in the...
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Is Your Insurance Company Driving You Insane?

Your home and your business are likely two of your biggest assets. When those assets are damaged by water, wind, fire, storms, sinkholes, business interruption losses, or another unfortunate circumstance, you need an insurance claims attorney to fight for what is rightfully yours. The attorneys at Corless Barfield Trial Group will work to obtain the...
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