Archive by Month: June 2022

Motion for Summary Judgment Granted in a Georgia Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on June 25, 2022

Joshua C. Canton a partner in the firm’s Thomasville, Georgia office, along with Justin B. Hales, an associate in the firm’s Thomasville, Georgia office, recently prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a pedestrian versus motor vehicle accident in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia where they argued that Plaintiff walked into oncoming traffic without regard for the right-of-way.  An offer of settlement was served by Defendant resulting in a claim against the Plaintiff for defense fees and costs.

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Reviewing Post-Pandemic Insurance Liability Issues for the Hospitality Industry

Posted in Legal Alerts on June 24, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated liability insurance for the hospitality industry. A multitude of lawsuits has forced insurance companies to reevaluate how they provide and price insurance for this industry. Insurance companies must now shoulder much more risk than in the past, especially given the lawsuits against hotels and restaurants for both COVID-19 transmission and labor practices. Now, the hospitality industry must address a new reality.  

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Conroy Simberg Attorneys Recognized as 2022 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted in Announcements on June 24, 2022

Conroy Simberg is pleased to announce Hinda Klein, a partner in Hollywood and chair of the firm’s appellate practice group, and Jayne Pittman, managing partner in Orlando and chair of the firm's construction practice were selected to the 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list. Additionally, Matthew Troy, a partner in Orlando, Tashia M. Galloway, a partner in Jacksonville and Justin Hales, an associate in Tallahassee were selected to the 2022 Rising Stars list.

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The Ins and Outs of Commercial and Charter Boat Insurance

Posted in Legal Alerts on June 17, 2022

Boats are used commercially for many reasons. Some owners will allow their boat to be chartered, often for a day out on the water or as a fishing boat. Others may use commercial boats for transport or to move cargo. Either way, boat accidents can result in significant liability for the owner when an accident causes injuries to passengers, damage to other boats, or the loss of cargo. Major insurance companies offer commercial boat insurance that protects boat owners if there is an accident.

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Conroy Simberg Attorneys Obtain Defense Win In $161 Million Fire Loss Case

Posted in Legal Alerts on June 10, 2022

Robert Horwitz, a partner in the firm’s West Palm Beach office, along with Diane Tutt, an appellate partner in the firm’s Hollywood office and Jared Ross, an associate in the firm’s Hollywood office, recently prevailed with a complete defense verdict after a three-week non-jury trial in Miami-Dade County. 

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