Developments in the Law

The Fourth District Court of Appeal Holds that an Award of Future Medical Expenses Requires Evidence of Life Expectancy

The Fourth District Court of Appeal Holds that an Award of Future Medical Expenses Requires Evidence of Life Expectancy Earlier this month, in an uninsured motorist suit against GEICO, the Fourth District Court of Appeal considered what evidence is n… Read More
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SEBO V. AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE CO. AND THE “MULTIPLE PERILS” CONUNDRUM

Determining what aspects of a property loss are covered by property insurance can often be confusing to the layperson, and sometimes even to those experienced in this area. One complex issue that can arise in this respect occurs when property damage… Read More
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Significant Development in Employment Law – FLSA Rule Change Held Invalid

On May 23, 2016, the Department of Labor published the Final Rule increasing the minimum salary level for exempt employees from $455 per week ($23,660 annually) to $921 per week ($47,892 annually). This change has major implications for employers an… Read More
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Categories: Employment Law

The Eleventh Circuit Provides Guidance on “Bad Faith” Negotiation of Coblentz Agreements in Florida

Recently in Sidman v. Travelers Cas. & Sur., 15-15197, 2016 WL 6803034 (11th Cir. Nov. 17, 2016), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals provided guidance on a very important issue to insurers in Florida – the circumstances under which a consent… Read More
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Categories: Insurance Coverage