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Brian Eves recently presented a Continuing Education credit course

Firm News | 5 Nov 2019 | by

Brian Eves recently presented a Continuing Education credit course on Automobile Bodily Injury Claims Handling for adjusters with Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. in Pompano Beach, FL.  The Course covered multiple topics involved in handling bodily injury claims from traffic accidents, including coverage analysis, responding to 627.4137 claims, common and emerging damage trends and analysis, combatting fraud, and negotiating tactics.

Legal Services of Greater Miami celebrated its pro bono volunteers

Firm News | 4 Nov 2019 | by

In celebration of Pro Bono month, the Legal Services of Greater Miami celebrated its pro bono volunteers on October 24, 2019.  Amongst its honorees, Ela Hernandez, Associate in the South Florida office, was recognized for her efforts to provide and support pro bono legal services for the underserved in Miami-Dade County.  Ms. Hernandez participated as a volunteer attorney throughout the year assisting community members with landlord-tenants […]

Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida hosted its Law in the Library Series

Firm News | 4 Nov 2019 | by

On October 28, 2019, the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida hosted its Law in the Library Series discussing the Before and After the Storm: Insurance and Contracts.  Ela Hernandez was invited as a panelist to speak on the topic and which included coverage considerations, pre-event preparations and post-loss conditions.  Additional panelists included Robert Butts who is certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar […]

DAY OF ACCIDENT SURVEILLANCE: HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?

By Lawrence Kelly, Esq. Although the general issue of spoliation of evidence and its ramifications have been established in Pennsylvania jurisprudence for years, a recent appellate court decision has applied these principles to the amount of day-of-accident video surveillance to be retained. In Marshall v. Brown’s IA, LLC (“Shop Rite”)i the Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated a defense verdict in favor of the operator of […]

Jennings Hart, recently secured a victory in binding arbitration for a luxury car dealership.

Jennings Hart, Senior Litigation Counsel at the firms Western Pennsylvania office, recently secured a victory in binding arbitration for a luxury car dealership. The plaintiff, a seasoned local attorney himself, asserted claims sounding in breach of warranty and violations of the consumer protection laws of Tennessee where he had leased the vehicle. Based on provisions in the lease agreement the arbitration was held in Pittsburgh.