Archive by Month: February 2016

Florida Supreme Court Rules that in a UM Case the Insurer is Bound by the Damages Found in the UM Case and that Trial Court may Reserve Jurisdiction in Judgment to Allow Plaintiff to Amend to Add Bad Faith Claim

Posted in Announcements, Newsletters - 2016 on February 26, 2016

On February 25, 2016, in the case of Fridman v. Safeco Ins. Co. of Illinois, Case No. SC13-1607, the Florida Supreme Court issued a very significant ruling concerning the timing and procedure for bad faith claims inninsured/underinsured motorist (UM) cases.  At issue in the case was whether the plaintiff in a UM case is entitled to a determination of liability and the full extent of his or her damages by first bringing a UM case before litigating a bad faith claim under section 624.155, Florida Statutes.  The court also decided the related issues of the binding nature of the damages determination in the UM case and the procedural question of whether the UM trial court had jurisdiction to allow the bad faith action to proceed in the UM case.   


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Quarterly Newsletter -Winter 2016

Posted in Newsletters - 2016 on February 11, 2016

We are pleased to announce that our 2016 Winter E-Newsletter has been published. Please take a few minutes to read it as it contains resource information on new case law updates, including liability insurance and workers’ compensation topics. The e-newsletter also provides updates on individual and collective results secured by Conroy Simberg. Please check back often for news about our caseload and successes.

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South Florida Legal Guide Recognizes Conroy Simberg as a 2016 Top Law Firm and three of the firm’s partners as Top Lawyers

Posted in Announcements, Newsletters - 2016 on February 5, 2016

We are pleased to announce that our firm has been listed in the Top Law Firm category and three of our South Florida partners have been included in the 2016 edition of the South Florida Legal Guide. The Top Lawyer and Top Law Firm listings are published annually and are based on peer nominations. Nominees then are evaluated on accomplishments and individual credentials prior to being named to the list.

  • Jonathan C. Abel – Medical Malpractice – Defense, Product Liability – Defense
  • Scott D. Krevans – Insurance Litigation – Defense, Personal Injury and
    Wrongful Death – Defense
  • Bruce F. Simberg – Product Liability – Defense, Construction Litigation 
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