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2019 Fall e-Newsletter

Posted in Newsletters - 2019 on November 19, 2019

We are pleased to announce that our 2019 Fall e-Newsletter has been published. Please take a few minutes to read it as it contains information on new case law updates, including topics on liability, workers’ compensation, first-party property and coverage, trucking, medical malpractice and many more. The e-Newsletter also includes firm successes secured by Conroy Simberg, additional news and notes and firm announcements.  

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Hinda Klein honored by Best Lawyers in America as 2020

Posted in News Coverage, Newsletters - 2019 on October 3, 2019

Conroy Simberg is proud to announce that Hinda Klein has recently been honored by Best Lawyers in America as a "Lawyer of the Year" for her work in Appellate Law in Fort Lauderdale.  Recognition for the BestLawyers.com "Lawyer of the Year" award is based solely on peer review.   

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Fourth District finds that automobile dealerships that loan vehicles to customers are protected from vicarious liability under Graves Amendment

Posted in Newsletters - 2019 on August 1, 2019

Yesterday, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an important opinion relating to the Graves Amendment, finding that it applies to automobile dealerships that loan vehicles to their customers who have their cars in for service.  

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Six Conroy Simberg Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted in Newsletters - 2019 on June 3, 2019

Conroy Simberg is pleased to announce Hinda Klein, chair of the firm’s appellate practice group, was selected to the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers list. Additionally,  partners Melissa McDavitt and Tashia Small and associates Matthew Innes, Jeffrey Rubin and Ruwan Sugathapala have been selected to the 2019 Rising Stars list. 

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Fifth District Court of Appeal holds that insured may recover extra-contractual, consequential damages in first-party property case without demonstrating bad faith

Posted in Newsletters - 2019 on May 31, 2019

In Manor House, LLC Ocean View LLC and Merritt, LLC v. Citizens Property Ins. Corp., Case No. 5D17-2841, May 31, 2019, the Fifth District Court of Appeal held that where Citizens allegedly breached its policy with the insureds by failing to pay the undisputed amount of the insureds’ claim and otherwise failing to properly adjust the insureds’ loss, the insured could seek consequential damages, over and above the insurance benefits the carrier allegedly owed.  This was so despite the fact that Citizens is statutorily immune from suit for bad faith.  

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