Autopsying Ian:  What Property Owners Should Know After Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian pummeled Florida as a strong Category 4 storm.  It unleashed catastrophic floods and life-threatening storm surge along with wind damage and tornadoes.  Millions of people remain without power.  Hurricane Ian’s devastating impacts were felt throughout Florida, including in Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Orange, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.  Our goal at Corless […]

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Storm Is Brewing Over Climate Change & Property Insurance

Policyholders are feeling the heat over climate change and its impact on their insurance claims.  Stronger and more frequent natural disasters – hurricanes, fires, windstorms, tornadoes and floods – are destroying structures at record-breaking rates.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency notes how rising global average temperatures will cause more persistent and intense weather events that […]

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The Unfortunate Truth About Flood Insurance

Severe flooding had led to widespread devastation in Eastern Kentucky, costing substantial loss of life and potentially billions in physical damage to homes and businesses.  Battered infrastructure has hampered the search for the missing, and many survivors say there was no time to escape the deluge.  Flooding is highly destructive, with the potential to damage […]

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What Natural Disasters Are Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

Every day we hear news reports of devastating fires, flash floods, lightning strikes, windstorms, hail, and tornadoes.  A record number of severe storms and fires are impacting Americans from coast-to-coast in large part due to global warming and climate change.   In Florida, what natural disasters can you expect to be covered by your homeowner’s […]

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Price of Paradise:  Get Peace of Mind Before a Storm Strikes

Batten down the hatches.  Hurricane season is here, and that means an increase in the frequency and severity of severe storms.  Multiple tropical threats and disturbances appear in the Atlantic as the July 4th holiday week kicks off.  A combination of factors – La Nina, climate change, warmer ocean waters, and the Gulf of Mexico’s […]

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Inside Florida’s Property Insurance Crisis

Another hurricane season is weeks away, and policyholders are loyally paying their premiums to ensure they are covered should disaster strike. But if you are a property owner in Florida, chances are your insurance rates are increasing at an unprecedented pace – sometimes by as much as 111% – or your policy has been dropped. […]

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Storm Damage Solutions for Sunshine State Policyholders

The 2022 hurricane season is one month away and with Hurricane Preparedness Week running from May 1 and ending May 7, it’s time to start getting hurricane plans ready so that you can prepare your home, family, and pets for the upcoming season. We recommend that homeowners, business owners, condo owners, HOAs, and renters prepare […]

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Storm Season ‘22:  What To Do & How Corless Law Group Can Help You

Another monster hurricane season is on tap.  Long-range forecasts show we may face an extreme hurricane season, with as many as 16 to 20 named storms developing and six to eight of those becoming hurricanes.  Of those hurricanes, forecasters believe three to five will strengthen into major hurricanes with top sustained winds of 111 mph […]

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TRIAL Lawyer For Your Insurance Dispute

Not all lawyers are trial lawyers, but all policyholders should hire a trial lawyer if they’ve experienced property damage or have a dispute with their insurance company. Sure, there are a lot of “litigators” who shoot commercials leaving court to portray a sense of familiarity with trial work. But policyholders benefit from hiring a real […]

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