Cristina M. Pierson

Florida Businesses Win Class Cert. In Suit Over Water Main Break

Thousands of businesses forced to temporarily close last year when a water main broke in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, have won approval to move forward with a class action against Florida Power & Light …

Broward Judge Grants Class Certification in Lawsuit Against FPL

A ruling by a Broward judge could be bad news for Florida Power & Light, which faced litigation over a 2019 water main break. Broward Circuit Judge William Haury granted a motion for class certification …

Guide to Florida Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuits

In response to the coronavirus panemic, concerned business owners have sent us numerous questions regarding COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims. With their concerns in mind, we have consolidated answers to …

Top 10 Questions On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Early this year, a coronavirus pandemic few of us could have ever predicted turned our nation upside down. The COVID-19 outbreak dampened consumer and business activity across the globe. On April …

Suit Targets Florida Utility in Water Main Outage

Published in 2020 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine - By Beth Taylor An attempt by a Florida Power & Light subcontractor to make underground electrical repairs near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport went wrong …

K|U Attorneys Represent Florida Businesses In Their Suit Over Water Main Break

By McCord Pagan Law360 (June 16, 2020) Fort Lauderdale businesses forced to temporarily close last year when a water main broke and allegedly caused hundreds of millions of dollars in economic damages …

What can I do to recover insurance benefits for my COVID-19 related losses?

If you’re wondering what you can do to help recover from your COVID-19 related losses, please start with gathering your insurance policies and reviewing the terms and conditions. The specific …

What steps should a policyholder take if they suspect bad faith insurance practices?

The policy holder should take some steps if they suspect insurance bad faith practices. One of the things you can do is keep very detailed records. You want to write …

What are some to the warning signs that an insurance company is acting in bad faith?

There are some warning signs as to when an insurance company is acting in bad faith. Examples of what to look out for: If an insurance company isn’t responding to you …

What rights to Florida policyholders have?

In Florida, policy holders have certain rights. Insurance companies need to: Communicate clearly and in a timely manner, They need to be investigative of the claims that you filed, and they need to …