Category: Sinkhole Lawyers

May 10, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

Essentially, the insurance company is taking a position that they want to cancel or “rescind” your policy because you failed to provide information that you either knew they wanted, or should have known to disclose. Honestly, in my experience, these defenses are about as thin as they come. Not a defense I would make, when I represented insurance companies. Here are the issues you are dealing with, when an insurance claim asserts what is commonly referred to as an “MMR” defense to your claim, which stands for “material misrepresentation” on the application.

April 28, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

Any suggestions on how to hire a public adjuster for my sinkhole claim, or should I hire a sinkhole attorney? There are reasons to do both. For purposes of this question, I would suggest you contact the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA), who provides a good framework for people looking for these services.