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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SPECIAL REPORT: Collapse of Miami Condo Champlain Towers South – Understanding the Insurance Issues and Coverage Limitations

Nothing is sadder than hearing that death occurs as a result of building damage or collapse like that which occurred in the early morning hours, when the Champlain Towers South in Miami, FL collapsed.  In my law firm’s representation of condos and homes damaged by wind, water, or sinkholes, we remind our clients that buildings […]

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Trial by Fire: How Florida’s Premier Fire Damage Law Firm Can Help You

Concerned about the recent droughts, wildfires, and lack of rainfall in Florida?  Suffering a property loss after a fire?  What should you do if your insurance company delays or denies your fire and smoke damage claim?  How does a fire damage insurance disputes lawyer help policyholders?   With over $500 million worth of case results, allow […]

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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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Courts Find Coverage For COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses

COVID  Business interruption (BI) claims stemming from the coronavirus pandemic have hit a new high.  A Florida federal court – see Urogynecology Specialist of Florida, LLC v. Sentinel Insurance Company, Ltd., No. 6:20-cv-1174-Orl-22EJK (M.D. Fla.) – recently determined that a “virus exclusion” does not prohibit a policyholder from pursuing insurance for COVID-related BI loss.  The […]

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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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Tampa Readies for Super Bowl LV

Home Field Advantage?  There is no bigger sporting event in the U.S. than the Super Bowl.  On Sunday, Feb. 7, Super Bowl LV will take place in our own backyard.  Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m. ET at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Buccaneers, in Tampa, Florida.   The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the […]

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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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Season of Giving: CBTG Donates 100 Meals From Carrabba’s to Senior Citizens

Corless Barfield Trial Group continues its mission to actively give back to the Tampa, Florida community.  As part of our core values, we are devoted to various philanthropic missions and volunteer opportunities.  Recently, CBTG hosted a COVID-19 safe holiday meal for the residents of Rose Harbor Apartments located in the Citrus Park/Carrollwood area of Hillsborough […]

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