Florida Insurance Bad Faith Law – Here We Go Again!

Bad Faith reform is again a goal of the insurance industry during this session of the Florida Legislature.   To understand the purpose of Florida “Bad Faith” insurance laws, I will start with a basic primer. Florida Statutes, in §624.155, prohibits an insurer from “not attempting in good faith to settle claims when, under all the… 
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Can You Sue for Suspected Food Poisoning?

Someone recently asked me if she could sue for food poisoning, as she was convinced that a restaurant had served her a contaminated meal that led to extreme symptoms.  I get this question about once a year, so thought I would make that a blog topic today. The problems with these kinds of cases typically… 
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Auto Accident? How Quickly Should You Call a Lawyer?

We have all seen that a very high percentage of Florida automobile accident attorney commercials include a call of action:  “Call us NOW if you’ve been injured in an accident!”  Of course, much of what precedes the call of action includes declarations that do little to set that law firm apart from other firms.  Examples… 
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