Team CBTG Discovers Insurance Company’s Use of Unlicensed, Inexperienced Claim Adjusters

Following Hurricane Irma, dozens of Condo Associations on the West Coast of Florida filed claims with their insurers for wind damages to the structures, windows, and doors.  Many insurers stepped up to investigate and pay the claims they owed, rather than delay or deny coverage.  Unfortunately for some insureds, insurance companies used out-of-state claim adjusters […]

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Late Arrival of Hurricanes Eta and Iota Remind Us Hurricane Season Ends When Mother Nature Decides

Most Floridians celebrate the end of Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 until November 30.  This year, storms ignored those boundaries. For example, Tropical Storm Albert formed in mid-May, two weeks before the official start of the Atlantic season on June 1. Halfway into the season, the National Weather Service updated its predictions and […]

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Business, Interrupted? Recover More Than Policy Limits After Insurer Delay

Case Study What does a Condo Association do when a severe storm destroys property? What if the storm caused more than $6 million in business interruption losses? Does the Association have the ability to keep their business online? What if they are stuck in an interminable claims process with the insurance company? This scenario happened […]

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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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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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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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Experienced, Dedicated Storm Damage Attorneys

“For millions of Americans, climate change is no longer just a chart or a graph.  It’s the smoke on our tongues from massive wildfires. It’s the floodwater invading our homes and record-breaking hurricanes and heat waves.” – Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington  EYE OF THE STORM.  Washington is thousands of miles away from Florida but […]

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Trials, Tribulations & Triumphs of Practicing Trial Law

Trial work is creative. It is a form of heightened theater where you get to know the characters and help your client tell judges and juries their story. There is nothing like having a jury nod in agreement and learn from a verdict that the jury found favor with your arguments. Trial work is not […]

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Won’t Back Down: Fighting Insurers For Property Damage Coverage

When they go low – and they will – we go high, or we take them to court. Insurance companies and their bureaucracies will be the biggest obstacle between you and your property damage claim. Corless Barfield Trial Group knows how to deal with insurers and adjusters trying to hold your compensation. Everything an insurer […]

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