Special Report: Tropical Storm Elsa Insurance Claim? Florida’s Premier Property Damage Lawyers Can Help

The full extent of Tropical Storm Elsa’s damage and destruction is not yet known.  However, of this we are certain:  Florida storms are capable of destroying homes, businesses, and communities in a matter of seconds.  Tropical Storm Elsa has lashed the Sunshine State with heavy winds and unrelenting rain bands.  Elsa battered western Florida as […]

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Florida Tornado Damage Insurance Lawyers

“There’s no place like home,” observed Dorothy in cinema’s most famous film about a tornado (The Wizard of Oz).  Yet the more recent and most destructive tornadoes are touching down far from Kansas and have their sights set on Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.  Those states are experiencing a record-breaking number of severe tornadoes.   Climate change […]

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Courts Find Coverage For COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses

COVID  Business interruption (BI) claims stemming from the coronavirus pandemic have hit a new high.  A Florida federal court – see Urogynecology Specialist of Florida, LLC v. Sentinel Insurance Company, Ltd., No. 6:20-cv-1174-Orl-22EJK (M.D. Fla.) – recently determined that a “virus exclusion” does not prohibit a policyholder from pursuing insurance for COVID-related BI loss.  The […]

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Climate Change Will Affect Storm Damage Insurance Claims

Wild Weather The winter of 2021 is already historic, with the majority of the U.S. seeing the coldest (and iciest) weather in memory, including in areas not accustomed to extreme cold conditions.  Winter and ice storm advisories stretch from the Gulf Coast up to New England, across the Midwest and impact the Pacific Northwest.  Deep […]

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Tampa Readies for Super Bowl LV

Home Field Advantage?  There is no bigger sporting event in the U.S. than the Super Bowl.  On Sunday, Feb. 7, Super Bowl LV will take place in our own backyard.  Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m. ET at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Buccaneers, in Tampa, Florida.   The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the […]

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Business, Interrupted? Recover More Than Policy Limits After Insurer Delay

Case Study What does a Condo Association do when a severe storm destroys property? What if the storm caused more than $6 million in business interruption losses? Does the Association have the ability to keep their business online? What if they are stuck in an interminable claims process with the insurance company? This scenario happened […]

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Navigating the Coronavirus: A Message From CBTG

Corless Barfield Trial Group is committed to the safety, security, and well-being of our staff and community.  During the coronavirus pandemic, our goal is to help clients identify solutions and keep people safe. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic. This designation signifies that we are in the midst […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Property Damage Disputes

DO hire an attorney who regularly represents policyholders in all aspects of the insurance claims process. Corless Barfield Trial Group’s experienced and knowledgeable lawyers will help you file an insurance claim in a court of law and take care of the entire process for you. DON’T take an insurance company’s first offer. Insurance claim litigation […]

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Global Warming & Sinkholes

G – Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, has become a global icon.  The teen is one of the most visible faces of the climate activism movement. She has a gift for articulating the seriousness of the climate crisis.  L – Listen now because global warming does affect the development of sinkholes.  Corless Barfield Trial […]

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