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Month: February 2017

The practical impact of Claimant paid fees under Miles and its effect on settlements

Feb 27, 2017
The practical impact of Claimant paid fees under Miles and its effect on settlements For those of you unfamiliar with the case of Miles v. City of Edgewater Police Dept.,...

Ins and Outs of Florida Workers’ Compensation Rates and Attorney Fees

Feb 26, 2017
On December 20, 2016, the Florida Department of Financial Services issued a memorandum to all Florida Workers’ Compensation carriers, self-insured employers, and third-party administrators setting the maximum Workers’ Compensation rate...

Appellate court looks at Sunshine Law issues in workers’ compensation case

Feb 24, 2017
By Jim Saunders. The News Service of Florida An appeals court weighed arguments Wednesday about whether Florida’s Sunshine Law was violated before regulators last year approved a 14.5 percent increase...

Condo Owners go unprotected as Grand Jury Delivers Verdict

Feb 21, 2017
A Miami-Dade grand jury met in April 2016 to determine whether a Florida State agency was protecting the tens of thousands of people who live in condos. The verdict was...

4 Reasons Title Insurance is Important

Feb 19, 2017
Buying a home is one of the largest investments a person could ever make. As you begin the process you must account for the financial implications as well as making...

5 Benefits Of Lender/Servicer/Developer Representation

Feb 12, 2017
Lender/servicers/developer representation is available when completing real estate transactions in Florida. Regardless of whether you are purchasing a commercial or residential property, there are various lenders, services, and developers who...

How does the Safe Harbor Provision of Chapter 718 and 720 affect you?

Feb 5, 2017
What is the Safe Harbor Provision of Chapter 718 and 720 and how does it affect you? These provisions of Florida law protect lenders who provide mortgages from extra costs and affect...