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AOB Vendor Versus AOB Vendor

Congratulations to Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company on a partial summary judgment ruling in Hillsborough County. In Nicon Construction, Inc. & B&M Clean, LLC d/b/a/ Sun Construction a/a/o Richard Prager v. Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, two vendors alleged standing based upon separate assignments of benefits. Hazel Turner of Groelle […]

2nd DCA Affirms Summary Judgment Based On Continued or Repeated Seepage or Leakage Exclusion

Congratulations are in order for UPC Insurance after the Second District Court of Appeal issued a Per Curium Affirmed ruling of an Order granting a Motion for Summary Judgment.

In SAMUEL OQUENDO V. UNITED PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, Case No. 2D14-4263, the claim originated as a water loss with minimal to no […]

Citizens Depopulation Bill Passes Both Legislative Houses…

The Florida House and Senate have both passed the Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Depopulation bill (HB 1087/SB 1006) and it is headed to the Governor for signature.  This bill, which will take effect on January 1, 2016 if signed by the governor, requires that Citizens customers be notified if more than one private insurer […]

AOB Wins and Orders

Groelle & Salmon has successfully argued a Motion for Summary Judgment in Osceola County. In CSB Services Inc. a/a/o Charmaine McKenzie v. Sawgrass Mutual Insurance Company, Maria Morris of Groelle & Salmon’s Orlando office secured Summary Judgment of a breach of contract action based upon an assignment of benefits. Osceola County Court Judge Stefania […]

Fifth District Court of Appeals Weighs in on AOB

In an opinion just released this morning (April 10, 2015), the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Accident Cleaners, Inc., A/A/O Joseph Gerena v. Universal Insurance Company of North America, reversed the Trial Court’s Order dismissing with prejudice Accident Cleaners, Inc.’s breach of contract claim. The Court held that as a post loss […]

Final Summary Judgment in Favor of Homeowners Choice

Congratulations to Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company in obtaining an Order of Final Summary Judgment in a lawsuit filed by Cohen Battisti on behalf of Start to Finish Restoration, LLC, A/A/O of Herbert Williams in Manatee County Circuit Court, which involved a denied claim for water damage based upon the policy exclusion […]

Veterans – Think You Can’t Afford Additional Healthcare? Think Again!

Veterans who served during a period of war (as defined by Congress), who were discharged other than dishonorably, and who are over 65 or permanently and totally disabled may be eligible for pension benefits.  Pension benefits are awarded based both on disability and income, as well as the net worth of the veteran.  Additional […]

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