Category: Sinkhole Lawyers

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.

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.