February 2, 2023 | Verdicts and Settlements

Summary Judgment Obtained in Hurricane Irma Claim

Samuel Spinner, Michael J. Bonfanti, and Taylor Hansford recently prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a late reported Hurricane Irma claim in Indian River County, where they argued the Plaintiffs materially breached the contract for insurance by failing to timely report the underlying loss, and submit a timely Sworn Statement in Proof of Loss to the insurance company that significantly prejudiced the carrier’s ability to make a reasonably informed coverage determination.

January 30, 2023 | Verdicts and Settlements

Orlando Attorneys Secure a Favorable Verdict in an Admitted Auto Liability Case

Rod Lundy, a partner, and Tylar Heintz, an associate, both of our Orlando office, secured a favorable verdict in an admitted liability auto jury trial where defense experts testified to existence of an non-permanent injury, and defendants conceded $30,000 of the $179,000 in past medicals. As such, the judge granted Plaintiff a directed verdict  on the issue of causation for the soft tissue injuries but allowed the defense to dispute causation and permanency.   

January 25, 2023 | Speaking Announcements

Jayne Pittman Presents at DRI Construction Seminar

Jayne Ann Skrzysowski-Pittman, chair of Conroy Simberg’s construction practice group and managing partner of the firm’s Orlando office, presented “Identifying and Fostering Talent in a Candidate Barren Environment,” at the 2023 DRI Construction Law Seminar on January 24, 2023.

Board certified in construction law, Jayne defends general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, suppliers and design professionals in complex construction defect litigation, and products liability cases in civil, federal and arbitration venues. She also represents carriers at mediation on insurance coverage issues relating to construction litigation to include additional insured recovery and indemnification demands.

January 23, 2023 | Legal Alerts

What Retailers Should Know About

The surge in online shopping has changed the face of shipping throughout the country. Both delivery schedules and customer service considerations have led to a surge in “last mile” shipping. The increasing use of this delivery model has forced retailers and shippers to consider new avenues for potential liability once goods are shipped.