Archive by Month: April 2024

Summary Judgment Secured in Engineering Services Case Not Covered Under Policy

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on April 12, 2024

Noelia Vaccaro, an attorney in the firm’s first party practice group, and Amy Klotz, an attorney in the firm’s appellate litigation support division, prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a case involving the services of an engineer the insured retained after reporting the loss. They argued that the services the plaintiff performed were not covered under the policy because defendant did not constitute a cost to repair or replace the damaged property, as the plaintiff merely prepared a report that contained no narrative — i.e., no observations, analysis, conclusions, or recommendations — and, instead, consisted primarily of photographs.

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Tallahassee Attorneys Secure Summary Judgment in a Premises Liability Case

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on April 2, 2024

Joshua C. Canton, managing partner of the firm's Tallahassee, Florida office, along with Justin B. Hales, an associate in the firm’s Tallahassee, Florida office, recently prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a premises liability case in Wakulla County,  Florida where they successfully argued the Defendant breached no duty owed to the Plaintiff and the cause of the subject incident was an unforeseeable “Act of God”.

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