What Are Your Legal Obligations With Coronavirus?

Where We Are As more states report cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), you should know about your legal rights and the risks associated with coronavirus.  Microsoft, SAP, JPMorgan Chase, and hundreds of other employers have imposed restrictions on travel, domestic as well as international. Countless supply contracts are being disrupted by factory shutdowns in the […]

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Florida’s No-Fault Auto Insurance System, No Problem? Think Again

In 2020, Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system is looking to hit the refresh button.  The House Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee recently voted 13-4 to end the no-fault system, which requires motorists to carry personal-injury protection, or PIP, coverage. The bill (HB 771) would instead require motorists to carry bodily-injury coverage.   Repealing PIP, a […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Property Damage Disputes

DO hire an attorney who regularly represents policyholders in all aspects of the insurance claims process. Corless Barfield Trial Group’s experienced and knowledgeable lawyers will help you file an insurance claim in a court of law and take care of the entire process for you. DON’T take an insurance company’s first offer. Insurance claim litigation […]

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Global Warming & Sinkholes

G – Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, has become a global icon.  The teen is one of the most visible faces of the climate activism movement. She has a gift for articulating the seriousness of the climate crisis.  L – Listen now because global warming does affect the development of sinkholes.  Corless Barfield Trial […]

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Trials, Tribulations & Triumphs of Practicing Trial Law

Trial work is creative. It is a form of heightened theater where you get to know the characters and help your client tell judges and juries their story. There is nothing like having a jury nod in agreement and learn from a verdict that the jury found favor with your arguments. Trial work is not […]

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Great Balls of Fire: Fighting Your Insurance Company Over Fire & Smoke Damage

“You couldn’t ask for a worse situation,” Santa Barbara, Calif. Sheriff Bill Brown said at a news conference regarding the fire on the dive-boat Conception, which became fully engulfed in flames as more than 30 passengers slept below deck.  The loss is horrific.  The cause of the Sept. 2 fire, which killed 34 people, is […]

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