Conroy Simberg Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 24, 2021 News Coverage

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 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list. Additionally, Matthew Troy, a partner in Orlando, Tashia Small, a partner in Jacksonville, and Matthew Innes, an associate in West Palm Beach were selected to the 2021 Rising Stars list.

Targeted Advertising to Consumers and Its Impact on Potential Jury Pools

June 23, 2021 Legal Alerts

Targeted advertising to consumers is one of the most common methods companies use to sell their products and services and/or influence how consumers perceive company values. Consumers are shown ads based on their location, demographics, previous buying history, search engine history, or inferred interests. Many social media networks can easily find a consumer’s information and provide that information to companies who want to place strategic ads that consumers might engage with or be influenced by. These targeted advertisements may do more than just encourage a consumer to buy a product. Many companies that are currently involved in lawsuits also use targeted advertising. The question then becomes, can targeted advertising used by a company impact how a potential jury pool views the company’s values and products before trial?

Retraining and Education Under Workers’ Compensation

June 15, 2021 Legal Alerts

If you thought that Retraining Benefits were a thing of the past, think again. Retraining benefits is a viable claim that claimants may seek due to the changing economy. Essentially, the purpose of retraining benefits is to help a claimant return to work, although in a different line of work, and receive indemnity benefits from the Carrier, while undergoing short-term training.

How the Passage of the COVID-19 Liability Protection Bill Affects Florida Businesses

May 24, 2021 Legal Alerts, Newsletters - 2021

COVID-19 has affected the state of Florida, and the entire United States, in ways that were previously unfathomable. The virus has taken a catastrophic toll on the population as well as the economy. While many industries are struggling to recover, the risk of opportunistic insurance claims and lawsuits as a result of the pandemic is on the rise. The financial threat these lawsuits pose to the business community, large and small, is incalculable. Multiple plaintiffs have already filed lawsuits in hopes of compensation for a variety of reasons, including relatives of deceased family members seeking compensation for their loved ones’ deaths and businesses filing suits against insurance carriers that have denied business interruption claims. New state legislation passed on March 29, 2021 grants liability protection against COVID-19 related injury and death lawsuits to Florida businesses and educational, governmental, and religious institutions – all of which are attempting to recover from the devastating effects of the pandemic.