Saharan Dust Storm to Trigger Respiratory Issues, Toxic Algae & Insurance Coverage Questions

A thick plume of Saharan desert could soon reach humid, tropical Florida. Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa is currently making a 5,000 mile trek west across the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to arrive in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. The massive dust storm could last for several weeks in the Sunshine State. […]

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Property Insurance Losses and Bad Faith Insurance Claims

Defining Bad Faith In accordance with the law, insurance companies are obligated to maintain good faith practices with policyholders while providing them with insurance service. When you file an insurance claim for a covered incident, such as home insurance, auto insurance or health insurance, you expect to have your insurer treat you fairly. The duty of good […]

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Hurricane Damage Lawyers on 2020 Season Amid Covid-19

Fear-mongering is not our style at CBTG.  We want you to be aware and prepare for the next hurricane season amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  Florida residents, homeowners, and business owners must remain vigilant as hurricane season unfolds against the backdrop of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The 2020 hurricane season officially starts June 1 and runs until Nov. […]

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Life Insurance During a Global Health Crisis

Corless Barfield Trial Group is currently litigating a nearly $10 million life insurance policy dispute. This is good news for you, since if you hire us to represent your insurance interests, you know you’re getting a firm that has experience litigation high-stakes life insurance claims. Coronavirus has incentivized people who have put off the decision […]

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Navigating the Coronavirus: A Message From CBTG

Corless Barfield Trial Group is committed to the safety, security, and well-being of our staff and community.  During the coronavirus pandemic, our goal is to help clients identify solutions and keep people safe. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic. This designation signifies that we are in the midst […]

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What Are Your Legal Obligations With Coronavirus?

Where We Are As more states report cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), you should know about your legal rights and the risks associated with coronavirus.  Microsoft, SAP, JPMorgan Chase, and hundreds of other employers have imposed restrictions on travel, domestic as well as international. Countless supply contracts are being disrupted by factory shutdowns in the […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Property Damage Disputes

DO hire an attorney who regularly represents policyholders in all aspects of the insurance claims process. Corless Barfield Trial Group’s experienced and knowledgeable lawyers will help you file an insurance claim in a court of law and take care of the entire process for you. DON’T take an insurance company’s first offer. Insurance claim litigation […]

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Global Warming & Sinkholes

G – Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, has become a global icon.  The teen is one of the most visible faces of the climate activism movement. She has a gift for articulating the seriousness of the climate crisis.  L – Listen now because global warming does affect the development of sinkholes.  Corless Barfield Trial […]

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Shape up or Ship out: Cruise Ship Accidents

Last month, Brian Rice fell four stories from a balcony on the ninth deck of the Carnival Horizon. Rice, a father of two, died as a result of a blunt force trauma injury resulting from the fall. His death is being ruled an accident, though an investigation is still ongoing. Salvatore Anello was charged by […]

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