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Potential New Strategies for Defending Assignment of Benefits Claims In Losses That Involve Homestead Property

December 20, 2016 | George Hooker
I n recent years, assignment of benefits claims have become one of the biggest problems facing homeowners’ insurance carriers in Florida. This is evident from the substantial rise in the number of lawsuits filed in[...]

The Propriety of Dismissal As A Sanction for Fraud in Florida

December 14, 2016
Has Plaintiff Set in Motion an Unconscionable Scheme Calculated To Interfere With the Administration of Justice Insurance carriers employ a number of tools to combat the prevalence of insurance fraud in personal injury claims, including[...]

Application of the PIP Deductible to Bills Submitted by Hospitals and Other Non-emergency Physician Providers

December 12, 2016 | Stephen Rosansky
Let’s face it, accidents happen. But, when they do, we hope for a host of reasons that the injuries are not severe enough to warrant a visit to the hospital. For insurers, this concern goes[...]

Transgender Discrimination Claims

December 9, 2016 | Eric Moody
Transgender discrimination has increasingly become a topic of concern for employers and insurance professionals who handle these claims.1 At the state level, some legislative bodies have even further confounded the issues surrounding equal protection for[...]