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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Case Results

This website reports news and case law from both reported cases and news media. As of January 1, 2010, The Florida Bar prohibits the reporting of case results obtained by Florida Lawyers in their own cases. The Florida Bar in many instances also prohibits the use of testimonials. The reported position of Florida Supreme Court can be found here. . In short, The Florida Bar and the Florida Supreme Court have ruled: No testimonials; No characterization of services; No past results. The complete opinion of the Florida Supreme Court is located here. The cases reported here are not past results obtained in Mr. W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary's cases.

Feel free to discuss the facts of your case with Casey to find out how the law may apply to the facts of your case .

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Hurricane Ida Approaches - Florida Attorney Update

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Hurricane Ida is now a Category 2 storm - hurricane watch for the Florida Panhandle. Winds near 100 mph and is expected to strengthen. Hurricane expected to reach the Gulf Coast by Tuesday.

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Friday, November 6, 2009

Florida Hurricane Claims - Statute of Limitations Running on 2005 Storms

Florida Hurricane Attorney notes that the Statute of Limitations
Florida Hurricane Attorney notes that the Statute of Limitations for contractual claims against your insurer is five (5) years under Florida law. Florida Statutes section 95.11 applies to these contractual claims against the wayward insurers. The following storms from the 2005 season will have their 5 year anniversaries in 2010:

Hurricane Dennis - July 10
Hurricane Katrina - August 25 to August 29
Hurricane Rita - September 20 to September 24
Hurricane Wilma - October 24

Have an unpaid claim? Please contact us to determine how statute of limitations issues might affect your claim rights. Tell Us Your Story Toll Free 1-888-703-2253

Friday, October 16, 2009

Hurricane Insurance Cancelations in Florida

More and more Florida homeowners will be without home insurance at the start of the year. Nationwide Insurance is reportedly slashing its insurance coverage throughout the state of Florida.
Nationwide insurance will begin the process of canceling about 60,000 policies at the start of the year. This means that only about 45,000 homeowners in the state will still be covered.
Those homeowners who will be cut are not going to be without recourse. Some of the homeowners who no longer get insurance will reportedly be offered Tower Hill Insurance.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Florida Hurricane Attorney Bad Faith - Storm Track Database

Florida Hurricane Attorney has found an MSNBC database of all 238 storms that have made landfall since 1851. It can search and map by address, state, year, and almost any other statistic.

It is free here.

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Hurricane Insurance Judgement - Florida Hurricane Attorney Reports

Bad Faith Claims, Bad Faith, Florida Hurricane Lawyer, Florida Hurricane Attorney, Florida Hurricane Attorney in a continuing investigation of bad faith claims by insurers reports that a $92.8 million judgment was rendered against a huge statewide property insurer. That amount has since grown to $95 million with interest. The insurance company has appealed and the policy holders are left penniless. The Judge ruled that the insurer did not make timely payments on adjustments or claims from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 to 18,573 policyholders .

If you are left penniless after an insurance claim, Call Us! Toll Free 1-888-703-2253.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Florida Hurricane Bad Faith Claim - Represent Yourself?

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Florida Hurricane Bad Faith Claims Attorney Reports: One property owner decided to go it alone versus an insurance company. The owner did not know the complaicated rules and laws that apply when making claims against and insurance company. Her claim was tossed on a technicality. A critical rule on the timing of court filings was missed. The insurance company and their bevy of lawyers pounced on the detail and the bad faith claim was thrown out of court. Complete Story is here.

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Florida Hurricane Bad Faith Claims - Condominium Lawsuits

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Florida Hurricane Attorney Reports: Florida is flooded with lawsuits by angry condo owners who have been left out by their insurance companies. Some condominium associations have borrowed the money to make repairs, while their insurance company continues to drag their claims out. Bad faith suits have been filed. One insurer has "been sued 72 times in federal and state courts over claims that the company has either delayed or denied payment on claims." The complete story is here.

When insurance companies deny claims, we can help.

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Friday, July 31, 2009

State Farm Policy Holders, Prepare to Pay Up

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State Farm is trying to do away with the discounts it currently offers to homeowners who have a policy with State Farm in Florida.

Currently, State Farm policy holders are able to get discounts though various means, including preparing the home for extreme whether or having never filed a claim.

But, theses discounts cannot be wiped away on the insurance’s company’s whim. The company will need to get approval from the state before it takes any action.

So all those who just installed hurricane shutters to their homes will have to wait and see if the investment pays off.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Don’t Let the Storm’s Legal Aftermath Blow You Over

Florida Hurricane, Florida Hurricane Attorney, Florida Insurance, Florida Hurricane PreparationThe legal storms following a hurricane can make the actual hurricane look like an April shower. It sure seems like surviving Hurricane Rita was easy for Mary Harmon, compared to her uphill battle of getting insurance coverage for the damage caused by the hurricane. Her insurance company denied her claims for wind damage. After filing a complaint with the court, the judge granted the insurance company’s summary judgment. After filing for her appeal, her attorney did not file a brief with the court and her appeal was never heard. The appeal was dismiss because the document was never filed. Preparing for a hurricane means more than bottles of water and batteries, a good insurance policy and supportive attorney is vital to get you through the aftermath.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Pasco Sinkhole Attorney on New Building Code

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Pasco Sinkhole Attorney notes that the Pasco County Commission is set to vote on a change in the County’s building code in order to provide residents with greater protections from potential sinkhole damage. The change calls for foundations to be reinforced with extra steel in sinkhole prone areas. Although some are skeptical about the tougher building code, a Pasco County attorney believes that “[a]dding steel or reinforcing the slab will certainly prevent a lot of minor damage.” Regardless, it is believed the new regulations will help Pasco County homeowners because it will lower the cost of sinkhole insurance premiums.

When sinkhole troubles arise, we can help. Stop Worrying - Call Now! 1-888-703-2253

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Florida Hurricane Attorney on Insurance Claims Appeal

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Florida Hurricane Attorney in Tampa notes a brewing storm in the Mississippi Supreme Court. In an Insurance Claims Appeal, a government official claims that "private insurers are improperly pushing storm damage claims from their books to the government-backed flood insurance program." According to a transcript released by the government official, an "insurer would pay nothing on a storm claim if as little as 5 percent of the damage were attributable to flooding instead of wind."

If you are caught in a storm with your insurer, we can help.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Florida Hurricane Attorney on Power Failure

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Florida Hurricane Attorney notes a local article discussing Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and the need to make sure they are operating correctly as storm season approaches. These devices protect your expensive household electronics from damage due to power fluctuations or power loss. According to the source the devices need to be properly tested to ensure correct operation. Unplugging the device from the wall leaves the device improperly grounded and can be dangerous.

When storm-related electrical problems cause damage and your insurance company denies your claim, we may be able to help. A Free Call Today can help. Stop Worrying - Call Now! 1-888-703-2253 .

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Saturday, July 4, 2009

Pinellas Pasco Sinkhole Attorney on What to Do

Pinellas Pasco Sinkhole Attorney LawyerPinellas Pasco Sinkhole Attorney reports Sinkholes cause thousands of dollars in damage and a home can be destroyed in a matter of minutes. While we report on Hurricane issues, sinkholes are another potential natural disaster we cover. If a sinkhole is opening up, you should call your insurance company. They may send out an adjuster and an engineer, who will assess all of the damage. At times homeowners can be left holding the bag. Thats where a qualified Pinellas Pasco Sinkhole Attorney can step in.

Do you know what to do if a sinkhole threatens your property? Many don't. According to experts, homeowners facing the prospect of sinkholes should call their insurance company if they have concerns or need help.

Signs that a house could have a sinkhole problem:

Windows and doors become harder to close properly
Depressions show up in yards or on nearby property
Deep cracks or separation of concrete walks or driveways become visible

A video report of a house in peril is here.

Call a qualified attorney, if things don't go well with your insurer. The call is free, and the relief can be invaluable. Stop Worrying - Call Now! 1-888-703-2253

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Hurricane Damage Claims - Fraud Alleged

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Florida Hurricane Attorney notes that after Florida dodged the Hurricane Katrina damage wrought on some other states, there were thousands of claims made. According to William J. Edwards, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, there was a conspiracy to steal or aid and abet in stealing approximately $92,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) for emergency assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita between September 2005 through January 2006.

Eleven defendants, were charged with conspiring to steal $90,000 in FEMA funds. FEMA had issued the checks for emergency assistance for Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. According to the Government lawyer, some defendants contacted the FEMA hotline for Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita and falsely informed FEMA the hurricanes had displaced them.

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ruined New Orleans, Louisiana, and the surrounding area. On September 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita destroyed areas in Louisiana and Texas. FEMA provided financial assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. Payments were made for emergency assistance.

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Congress is Taking Property Insurance into their own Hands

Florida Hurricane, Florida Hurricane Attorney, Florida Hurricane Lawyer, Florida Hurricane Preparation, Florida InsuranceThe U.S. House of Representative conduct a field hearing in Florida, titled, “The Homeowners’ Insurance Crisis: Solutions for Homeowners, Communities and Taxpayers.” The field hearing will be held to review issues crisis related to the available and affordable home insurance. The hearing will be held on July 2, 2009 at 10 a.m. in West Palm Beach. The hearing can be viewed by accessing the U.S. House of Representative’s Web site.
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Long Term Risks for a Short Term Gain

Florida Hurricane Preparation, Florida InsuranceCrist’s veto has been heavily criticized for the potential long-term affects it could have on the state. The legislation which was vetoed by the governor was meant to encourage insurance providers to stay in the state. Crist issued the veto to keep the insurance affordable, but many say the veto make it impossible for many to get any insurance, affordable or not. Uninsured homeowners throughout the state would spell disaster if hurricane hit the state during this hurricane season.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Updating Boat Insurance

Updating Florida Boat InsuranceThe 2009 hurricane season is here. This means it is time to start thinking about hurricane preparedness. Floridians have to think about preparing our homes, family and pets for the upcoming season, but we must also think about preparing our boats. It is important to remember to have up-to-date insurance policy for your boats. Boats are very valuable assets and are particularly susceptible to damage during the hurricane season.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Florida Hurricane Attorney on Emergency Shelter

Florida Hurricane Lawyer Emergency ShelterFlorida Hurricane Attorney, Lawyer Michael Maddux notes that Florida's Disaster-Management officials are considering using foreclosed homes in Florida for temporary hurricane housing. During a recent storm simulation, 250 state, federal and local hurricane preparedness officials realized that neither Florida nor Federal Emercency Management Agency (FEMA) has enough shelter space to house the newly homeless after a Cat 4 storm. There are 250,000 foreclosure and as many as 300,000 unsold homes on the market.

Attorney Michael Maddux is available to help when insurance claims arise from Hurricane damage. Stop Worrying Call Now! 1-888-703-2253

Complete Story on Florida Hurricane Emergency Housing is here.

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Hurricane Shutter Types - Florida Hurricane Preparation

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Read here about the pros and cons of each type of window protection Automatic Rolldown Shutters, Accordion Shutters, Bahama Shutters, Awning Shutters, Storm Panel Shutters, Plywood Shutters:

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

2009 Hurricane Season Preparedness

The 2009 hurricane season is here. This means it is time to start thinking about hurricane preparedness. Floridians have to think about preparing our homes, family and pets for the upcoming season, but we must also think about preparing our boats. It is important to remember to have up-to-date insurance policy for your boats. Boats are very valuable assets and are particularly susceptible to damage during the hurricane season.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Federal and Florida Hurricane Preparedness Video

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer AttorneyAre You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness is available online. Videos and downloadable guides are available that "provide[] a step-by-step approach to disaster preparedness by walking the reader through how to get informed about local emergency plans, how to identify hazards that affect their local area, and how to develop and maintain an emergency communications plan and disaster supplies kit.

Complete Story is here.

Florida Hurricane Storm Names

Florida Hurricane Storm NamesThis year's storm names for 2009 are: Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny, Erika, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Joaquin, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter , Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor, Wanda.

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Tropical Weather Updates From Florida Hurricane Attorney

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Friday, June 12, 2009

Florida Hurricane Preparedness

Florida Hurricane PreparednessIt is not too early to get ready for the hurricanes. The official start of the Hurricane Season Is June 1, although most hurricanes are in August and September.

Getting ready now can make the difference between a minor aggravation and a major catastrophe. Check your generator. Check your flashlight and radio batteries. Buy a few extra canned goods each time you go grocery shopping.

If you live within 75 miles of the Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico, you need to have a hurricane plan. The main things you will need to decide on once notified of a hurricane threat are when you’re going to evacuate, how you’re going to take care of yourself and your family and your pets during and after the storm and how you’re going to protect your house and personal belongings.

Here are essentials that should be included on your checklist:
Emergency numbers
Insurance policy paperwork
Birth Certificates and Essential Papers
Lumber and nails for boarding up windows
A week’s supply or water (generally 2 quarts to 1 gallon per person per day)
Cooler/Ice chest
Beverages (powered, canned or instant)
Prepared canned goods (soup, vegetables, fruit, Vienna sausages)
Snack foods such as nuts, chips, crackers and cookies
Spreads such as peanut butter and jelly
Dried fruits and raw vegetables
Dry and canned pet food
Baby food and formula
Manual can opener
Bottle opener
Pocket knife
Napkins and paper plates
Plastic cups and plastic silverware
Extra batteries
Flashlights and bulbs
Battery operated TV or radio
Wind up or battery powered clock
Garbage bags
Toilet paper
A few changes of clothes and sturdy shoes
Extra pair of contacts and contact solution