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Florida Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Policyholder in Assignment of Benefits Case

By Jeremy Tyler |

On February 9th, 2018, Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the policyholder in the case of Restoration v. ASI Preferred. This case involved a dispute of the assignment of benefits, a hot topic in Florida in recent years. Specifically, the issue at stake was whether or not an insurance company… Read More »


Your Guide to Property Insurance Appraisal

By Jeremy Tyler |

In Florida, appraisal has long been used as a way for parties to resolve disputes over the true value of the damage. In recent years, appraisal has become an ever more important part of the property insurance claims process. Policyholders should have a basic understanding of appraisal. To help, our experienced Fort Lauderdale property… Read More »


Will My Property Insurance Policy Cover Damage Caused By a Burst Water Main?

By Jeremy Tyler |

If you live in an urban or a suburban environment in Broward County, Florida, your home is most likely connected to the municipal water supply. If this applies to you, there are likely many pipes, commonly known as ‘water mains’, that are running underground, throughout your neighborhood. Unfortunately, whether due to bad weather or… Read More »


Proof of Loss in Florida: Four Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

By Jeremy Tyler |

To obtain full compensation for your property damage, you must be able to prove your losses. Of course, this is not surprising. The big insurance companies simply do not trust policyholders to determine the value of their own damage. However, there is a little more to this requirement than many policyholders realize. After making… Read More »


How Does a Total Property Loss Affect My Mortgage?

By Jeremy Tyler |

For Florida homeowners, a total property loss can be absolutely devastating. As we all know, a house is more than a structure that is sitting on a parcel of land. It is a home that is filled with precious memories and sentimental possessions. Dealing with a total loss, whether from a fire or a… Read More »


Florida Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Homeowners in Water Damage Case

By Jeremy Tyler |

On September 20, 2017, in the case of the Milhomme v. Tower Hill Signature Insurance Company, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal reversed a lower court decision in a property damage insurance dispute. Originally, the lower court ruled in favor of the insurance company. This case centered around a dispute over water damage sustained… Read More »


Property Insurance Watch: Florida Appeals Court Overturns Trial Court in Sinkhole Claim

By Jeremy Tyler |

On August 16th, 2017, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal overturned a lower court decision in the case of Omega Insurance Company v. Wallace. The proceedings involved a dispute over exactly what type of repairs the insurance company had to make after a Florida property suffered major sinkhole damage. Here, our experienced Fort Lauderdale… Read More »


Four Reasons Why Your Property Insurance Claim Might Be Denied

By Jeremy Tyler |

Dealing with major damage to your home or business is frustrating and stressful. This can be made even worse if you learn that your property insurance company is denying your damage claim. Here, we highlight four of the most common reasons why insurance companies deny property damage claims in Florida and we offer four… Read More »


Insurance Agent Negligence: Florida Court of Appeals Reverses Lower Court Dismissal

By Jeremy Tyler |

Recently, the Third District Court of Appeal for the state of Florida issued an instructive decision in the case of Kendall South Medical Center v. Consolidated Insurance Nation. This case involved an insurance agent negligence claim. At Geyer Fuxa Tyler, our Broward County property insurance attorneys have extensive experience handling these types of claims…. Read More »


What is Builder’s Risk Property Insurance?

By Jeremy Tyler |

New construction can be risky. Whether your property is undergoing extensive renovations, or you are building a new addition, there is always the possibility that something could go wrong. As such, your home or business needs adequate financial protection. Unfortunately, most insurance policies will not provide automatic coverage against losses that can be tied… Read More »

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