Category: Insurance Policies and Coverage Issues

March 14, 2018 by Ted Corless

Built in the 1980s, Cloverplace is a duplex community just off U.S. 19 in Pinellas County. The 120 buildings (240 units) are home to about 500 people, many of them retirees and young families. In 2007, residents of the Cloverplace Condos began to notice unmistakable signs of sinkhole activity. Walls were cracking, stucco was peeling…

sinkhole repair cost
October 16, 2017 by Ted Corless

Sinkhole repair cost case – Fraser, Michigan The sinkhole lawyers at Corless Barfield Trial Group work diligently to help their clients navigate the often complex and overwhelming information they receive during the sinkhole claim process, which includes costly and intricate repair work. The sinkhole repair cost can be a complicated issue. Take, for example, a…

July 21, 2017 by Morgan Barfield

American Home Assurance v. Sebo is a pretty famous case in the insurance world but probably not known at all by your average insured. It is an important decision though that impacts homeowners drastically. The background on the case is complicated but essentially involved an expensive home that was built with numerous defects. In conjunction…

June 24, 2017 by Morgan Barfield

We asked this question in a recent lawsuit. Under the facts of this case the homeowners filed a sinkhole claim with their carrier. The carrier paid approximately $10,000 to an engineer to investigate whether they had sinkhole activity. That engineer found that they did in fact have sinkhole activity beneath the home and that it…