Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.220(a) contains four (4) threshold requirements in order to obtain class certification.
In a recent decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeal addressed whether a homeowner failed to provide his insurance company with proper notice when reporting a claim for damage to his home.
Sometimes plaintiffs sue for all the wrong reasons. If a party sues an individual without a proper basis to bring suit, the party being sued may have a claim for malicious prosecution against the party who wrongfully filed suit.
Lender’s Failure to Conduct Face-to-Face Interview with Borrower May Lead to Dismissal of Foreclosure Action
Home loans insured by the Federal Housing Authority (“FHA”) often contain language providing that the note which is secured by a mortgage “does not authorize acceleration when not permitted by HUD regulations …”
A reverse mortgage allows older homeowners to receive monthly payments from a lender based on the homeowners’ equity in their home.
Florida Supreme Court Reminds Us That Bad Faith Actions Center Around the Actions of the Insurer, Not the Insured
In a recent opinion, the Florida Supreme Court reversed a Fourth DCA decision and instead reinstated a jury verdict awarding a GEICO insured $9.2 million due to GEICO’s bad faith handling of a wrongful death claim.
Many “trial lawyers” crow about how much money they make for themselves and their clients. We’re not of that ilk. Every case is important to the client, and for us.
Let me begin by apologizing for the very long delay in blog posts…..I’m a busy, practicing Trial Lawyer, who occasionally blogs, and not a professional blogger who ghosts writes a blog….. Still I’ll try to post more often.
I posted about Reverse Mortgages two weeks ago. We received some excellent and helpful e-mails in response, as well as several comments here on the Legal Examiner. One of those comments suggests that our information is old and outdated.
Several weeks ago, our terrific team, filed suit on behalf of 2008 – 2010 Honda Accord Owners regarding their Airbag systems (SRS). This system is not a Takata system, but is instead manufactured by Continental.