Category: Sinkhole Lawyers

January 30, 2013 by Morgan Barfield

In the past ten years or so sinkhole cases very rarely went to trial. They are extremely risky for insurance companies since they have to pay attorney fees, costs and interest if they lose and unless you are Citizens could face bad faith damages as well. For an insurance company to lose a trial it…

August 4, 2012 by Morgan Barfield

hermes outlet toms outlet We discussed an upcoming trial last month against State Farm. The trial concluded on Wednesday with a victory for the homeowner, albeit not everything he asked for. This was a different case. The homeowner suffered a confirmed sinkhole and, as State Farm demanded, repaired his home to State Farm’s engineer’s specifications….

August 7, 2011 by Morgan Barfield

This past week State Farm Florida Insurance decided to try its luck in a claim where State Farm”s experts had denied sinkhole activity was affecting their insured”s property. After nearly five days of testimony the Hillsborough County jury returned a verdict in favor of the homeowner, not only confirming that State farm should have provided…

September 27, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

As Florida”™s sinkhole issues continue to become national news, the recently decided to get into the fray. Unfortunately, the article had a very pro-insurance slant and went out of its way to place those fighting for homeowners in a very negative light. The article focuses on public adjusters here in Florida and their role in…

September 6, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

If you are interested in settling your sinkhole case quickly, it may not be necessary to engage a sinkhole lawyer with a lot of trial experience. Many attorneys can claim to have selected a few juries, but would stop short of actually calling themselves trial lawyers. Instead, they spend more of their time prior to trial, seeking to resolve the sinkhole claim without this additional process.

July 12, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

Sometimes the website are designed to inform, persuade, or, honestly, confuse you about the issues, each for their own reason. Our purpose is to provide you the most balanced sinkhole information available, so that you can make informed decisions, whether you are attempting to determine whether to file a sinkhole claim, repair a sinkhole home, or determine whether to file a sinkhole lawsuit. This may be too much information for some, or too little for others, but we believe it suits most.