Hurricane Season Heats Up

The tropics are starting to come alive. Whipping winds, power outages, torrential rains, and floods — hurricane season brings a host of dramatic and dangerous weather with it.  Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 26 counties as Tropical Storm Michael lashed Cuba and is forecast to become a hurricane as it […]

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Real Estate, Florida Style: The Who, What, When, Where & Why of Insurance Disputes

WHO: Are you involved in a dispute with your insurance company? Have you filed a valid claim, only to have the insurer unnecessarily delay payment, undervalue your claim or deny your claim outright? Corless Barfield Trial Group attorneys are highly experienced in navigating the multifaceted area of insurance claim disputes and litigation involving auto insurance, […]

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Real Deal: CBTG Fights Insurance Industry Over Property Damage Claims

Real estate is susceptible to all kinds of harmful damage. Sinkholes, wind, floods, plumbing leaks, mold, burglary, arson, vandalism, accidents, negligence, and natural disasters can all cause significant destruction to your property. Unfortunately, insurance companies commonly delay and deny claims, with property owners failing to receive the proper amount of compensation they deserve.  Over the […]

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The Perfect Storm: What You Need To Know About Hurricane Prep

Each named storm puts a new set of communities in its path on alert for floods, winds, power outages, lost businesses, and property damage.  Forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (“NOAA”) are expecting to see above-average storm numbers in the Atlantic, despite the uncertainty of whether an El Niño will develop over the […]

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Preparing Your Home for Storms

Your home is a shelter.  It protects your loved ones and your possessions from the elements.  Sometimes, the elements are too strong, and damage can occur. Fortunately, there are measures you can take to protect your home from potential storms before the risk presents itself. Stay informed The most important thing you can do to […]

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Property Insurance Claim Mistakes to Avoid

When filing a property insurance claim, there are a number of things you want to take into consideration. Remember, your adjustor will be a representative of the insurance company, so they will be on the lookout for inconsistencies or disorganized information.  Many homeowners make the same mistakes when filing a property insurance claim.  Here are […]

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Florida Hurricane Insurance: Be Prepared

Florida hurricane insurance As Florida residents, we’re well aware of the necessity of hurricane insurance. Our state is particularly prone to hurricanes, and nobody can predict the level of damage they’ll bring with them. This is why we need to prepare our homes and property for the worst cast scenario, and that means being ready […]

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