Some trial lawyers, aggressive roofers, public adjusters (PA’s) and others partially responsible for Florida having three fourths of America’s property insurance lawsuits, are quite pleased with themselves right now.
Archives for July 2021
NOTE: Johnson Strategies rarely publishes on matters relating to specific losses or disasters. But the Surfside Condo Collapse is an exception, not only due to the emotional nature of the event but also the unusual insurance implications. One of the most respected authorities on Property & Casualty matters in the US, Mr. Bill Wilson CPCU, ARM, AIM, AAM, has agreed to become a JS Contributor, and to share his thoughts. Please learn more about Bill’s amazing and storied career, how to order his books or subscribe to his services, via the JS Contributors listed on the side bar. [Read more…] about GUEST COLUMNIST–BILL WILSON, CPCU, ARM, AIM, AAM
Two developments regarding the Strems multi-part saga may signal that, once again, the end is near.
This article attempts to fill you in on those developments while also summarizing what is becoming a complicated series of allegations, hearings, decisions and sentences. As you read, remember, I’m not a lawyer–I’m just someone trying to make sense of things for those trying to do the same.
While the force of the storm and its’ exact path are both unpredictable, Elsa is already impacting parts of Florida. Yesterday it hit parts of the Florida Keys and is now beginning a slow crawl up Florida’s west coast.
Keep in mind, resources for every vendor and carrier will be strained, creating delays, confusion and all of the usual challenges stemming from a significant storm. For this and other storms that may follow this Hurricane Season, patience in the face of immense challenge is always a virtue—so, too, is relying on a water firm you can trust.