Category: legal-alerts

How To Provide Clients with Timely and Accurate Evaluations of Losses for Subrogation and Potential Recovery

Posted in Legal Alerts on January 4, 2024

Subrogation is an important legal process by which an insurance company can reduce its financial losses by recovering the costs it paid out for a claim from the responsible party. Maximizing financial recovery and ensuring legal compliance are important goals for insurers. The attorneys at Conroy Simberg can help you provide your clients with timely and accurate evaluations of losses for subrogation and potential recovery, which will help contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the insurance claims process.

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Legal System Abuse Is Driving Claims Costs Up

Posted in Legal Alerts on December 18, 2023

Lawyers have a professional responsibility to uphold the law. The law says that people who are injured by the actions of others have the right to be compensated for their losses. Some of those losses are easy to calculate because they are expenses incurred as a result of an injury. Other compensable losses involve placing a value on the quality of human life, and the amount of compensation can often be as high as a jury can be persuaded to go.

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Tallahassee Attorneys Successfully Obtain Final Summary Judgment in Employment Discrimination and Breach of Contract Lawsuit

Posted in Legal Alerts on December 1, 2023

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 Final Summary Judgment in a fourteen count employment discrimination and breach of employment contract suit, wherein Plaintiff alleged she was terminated due to her gender and pregnancy status and was subject to a hostile work environment. The Defense argued that Plaintiff had executed a valid release in Defendant’s favor which related to the nine contractual counts.  The Defense further argued that Plaintiff was terminated for legitimate non-discriminatory non-pretextual reasons.  After a ten hour evidentiary hearing the Court granted final summary judgment in the Defendant’s favor.

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Declaratory Judgment Actions in State and Federal Court in Florida

Posted in Legal Alerts on November 17, 2023

An insurance defense attorney has many tools at their disposal to address legal issues. One such tool is a declaratory judgment action, which can be utilized to define legal controversies before a matter becomes an entire lawsuit. Declaratory judgment actions allow parties to a potential action to determine their rights and responsibilities before a lawsuit is filed. This creates a helpful landscape of legal issues before any costly and time-consuming litigation commences.  

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Workers’ Compensation Immunity Issues in Construction Claims Under Chapter 440

Posted in Legal Alerts on October 25, 2023

Most Florida employers are required to compensate employees who are accidentally injured while performing their job responsibilities. Employers can either maintain insurance to cover the exposure or provide other acceptable proof of financial responsibility.

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