110 E Broward Blvd., Suite 1630,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Call Us Today for an Initial Consultation 954-462-6700

Legal Commentary

06/18/2019

Comprehensive editorial by Sun-Sentinel discusses impact of AOB reform and back to back years of hurricanes on Florida’s insurance rates

Like anything else, the editorial writers aren’t experts on insurance and tend to take a simplified view of a very scientific and mathematical topic. Similar to politicians, they believe long-term reforms should result in immediate rate reductions.

06/05/2019

Hurricane season gears up in Florida

Florida insurance defense attorneys continue to litigate the land slide of homeowner business and AOB claims resulting from two consecutive years of hurricanes including Michael and Irma.

05/28/2019

HB 7065 Signed by DeSantis

This week, Governor DeSantis signed HB 7065, the new bill bringing assignment of benefit reform to the state. Approved last month, the bill is set to limit attorney fees in AOB lawsuits, protecting consumers and cutting back on the all too common AOB abuse and fraud the industry has been battling for the last six years.

05/17/2019

HB 7065 Protects Florida’s Homeowners in AOB Battles

After seven years of fighting for AOB reform in Florida HB 7065 passed with the support of the state’s governor, CFO, Citizens, as well as business and consumer protection groups. Now, homeowners will be able to protect themselves against predatory water mitigation and restoration vendors who pressure them to sign AOBs.

05/02/2019

House Bill 7065: A step in the right direction

It has been six long years of fighting in Tallahassee for assignment of benefits reforms and to control one way attorneys fees.

04/19/2019

House Bill 7065 Moving with Support from Governor DeSantis and his Cabinet

With just a week to go in the 2019 Legislative Session, AOB reform may become a reality this year.

04/04/2019

Assignment of Benefits Abuse Impacts Florida’s Homeowners

True reforms are needed to control the growing avalanche of litigation fueled by one-way attorneys’ fees and assignment of benefits abuses.

04/01/2019

A Look Inside AOB: Florida’s One-Way Attorney Fee

Assignment of benefits has many moving parts, including one-way attorney fees.

04/10/2018

FDA ISSUES NEW ORDER ON ESSURE

On April 9, 2018, the FDA stated Bayer may be subject to criminal and civil penalties should they not comply with its new order requiring new labeling for Bayer's controversial birth control device, Essure.

Back to Top