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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Walton Lantaff’s Defense Strategy Produces Groundbreaking Caselaw in Favor of Florida Insurers

September 28, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

On September 9, 2020, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal entered a groundbreaking and seminal opinion regarding the ‘No Supplemental Claim Defense’ in Brandon Goldberg v. Universal Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 2020 WL 5372305 (Fla. 4th DCA 2020). Ian Ronderos of Walton Lantaff served as the lead partner at the trial level. He argued and obtained final summary judgment on behalf of the insurer. Paulo Lima from the Russo Appellate Firm served as appellate counsel. In Goldberg, the insurer […]

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Addressing Issues With Public Adjusters And Loss Consultants (October 9, 2020 Webinar)

September 23, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson invites you to attend a free CEU* webinar:Addressing Issues With Public Adjusters And Loss Consultants (Webinar)Friday, October 9, 2020:Start: 10:00 AM EDT End: 12 PM EDT (2 hours) Provider 1256 / Course ID 114730 / Course Offering 1131290 Click or Copy/Paste the link below to Register Now https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EF4clwLqRm6ace8vqPUXVw Join us to explore:• Statutory authorization to act as a public adjuster;• Requirements and ethical rules;• Recent changes in the insurance code, as well as potential violations […]

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AGENTS OF FRAUD: Misrepresentation and Fraud within the Summary Judgment Context

September 16, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

Fraud, Concealment, and Material Misrepresentation are well known and often-pled defenses in the Insurance industry. So much so, that many adjusters overlook the practical application of the defenses within the litigation setting. In this article, I will briefly review the basis of the defenses and more practically, the timing of their application. That is to say, “When does each defense apply and how quickly can I get my case dismissed?” The answer is not always the same as it is […]

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John P. Joy | Attorney Spotlight | September 2020

September 15, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

John P. Joy John P. “Jack” Joy, Esq. is a Senior Partner at WLSC who works out of the firm’s offices in Fort Lauderdale and Gainesville, as his practice extends throughout the state of Florida. Mr. Joy has been with the Firm since graduating from law school. Originally from New York, Mr. Joy is a “double Gator” having attended the University of Florida for both his undergraduate degree and for law school. After surviving a four-hour interview with one of […]

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How to Successfully Combat Premature Bad Faith Litigation (Sept. 16th Webinar)

September 1, 2020 by on Events and Seminars

Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson invites you to attend a free CEU course:“How to Successfully Combat Premature Bad Faith Litigation (Webinar)” Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020Time: 1:00 p.m. EDTDuration: 1 hour (approx.) REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/32Qkx0i Provider #1256 (Walton Lantaff)Course ID #1129382Course Offering: #114304Continuing Education: 1 CEUCA Description: CE 3-24A – Adjuster Law and Policy.Level – Intermediate Course DescriptionThis webinar will focus on providing an explanation of what conduct is considered bad faith in the insurance context, updates in case law […]

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