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Case Update

  January 13, 2020 Dear Ladies/Gentlemen: This month we would like to share with you some recent opinions of the Florida District Courts of Appeals, as well as one significant Middle District of Florida case related to a COVID-19 claim for benefits, which may be of interest to you. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In People’s Trust Insurance […]

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Fourth DCA Affirms Homeowners Owe No Legal Duty to Warn an Independent Contractor of Obvious Electrical Lines Above a Palm Tree1

We are pleased to announce that the Forth District Court of Appeal has affirmed Summary Judgment in favor of homeowners in a lawsuit filed by an independent contractor for injuries he suffered when he was electrocuted while trimming trees at their home. This was an appeal from the Circuit Court for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, […]

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Cilent Update – Coverage – CRN case law developments

November 2, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Julien v. United Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 2020 Fla. App. LEXIS 13520, Case No. 4D19-2763 (Fla. 4th DCA Sept. 23, 2020). In Julien, the Fourth District Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a bad faith action on the ground that the insured’s Civil Remedy Notice was overbroad and […]

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Client Update – Florida Torts

September 17, 2020 By: John Bond Atkinson, Tiffany A. Bustamante, and Isabel R. Jolicoeur We hope this Client Update finds you in good health and positive spirits. As we enter the next phase of life under COVID-19, Atkinson, P.A. remains dedicated and available to advise, address, and support your legal concerns. As always, we will […]

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Client Update

DC Judge Rules Government Shutdown Orders Are Not A “Physical Loss” 1 August 24, 2020 By John Bond Atkinson, Tiffany A. Bustamante, and Anna O. Palm We hope this Client Update finds you in good health and spirit. During these uncertain times, Atkinson, P.A. continues its mission to advise, address, and support your legal concerns […]

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Tort & Client Update Recent Impactful Florida Decisions

July 29, 2020 Re: Tort & Coverage Client Update  Recent Impactful Florida Decisions  We hope this Client Update finds you in good health and positive spirits. As we enter the next phase of life under COVID-19, Atkinson, P.A. remains dedicated and available to advise, address, and support your legal concerns. While the current pandemic caused […]

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Client Update ; Coverage Issues Between Reinsurers and Insurers Relating to the COVID-19 Virus Claims

Reinsurance Coverage Issues for Covid-19 Claims (Client Update) By John Bond Atkinson, Tiffany A. Bustamante, and Maria-Gracia Diaz We hope this Client Update finds you in good health and spirit. The recent spread of 2019 novel coronavirus (“the COVID-19 virus”) will likely bring diverse and challenging coverage issues, not only between insureds and insurers, but […]

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Client Update: Survey of COVID-19, Coverage Issues and Legislative Action

A Brief Survey of COVID-19, Coverage Issues, and Legislative Action By John Bond Atkinson, Tiffany A. Bustamante, and Justin R. Forti COVID-19 has significantly impacted the United States economically, and in the upcoming months members of the insurance industry are likely to see challenging coverage and claims issues on a wide variety of policies. Ultimately, […]

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Assessing Potential Insurance Claims for Business Interruptions and Civil Authority Coverage Stemming from the Covid-19 Virus

By: John Bond Atkinson, Tiffany A. Bustamante, and Joshua Lopez We hope this article finds you in good health and spirit. During this very difficult time, and in response to emerging and uncertain legal developments arising from the coronavirus pandemic, Atkinson, P.A. remains dedicated and available to advise, address, and support your legal concerns. Executive […]

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Atkinson, P.A. ; COVID-19

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