Legal Articles: Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

 







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HTMLAppellate Court Affirms Strict E-Service Requirement to Perfect Right to F.S. § 57.105 Fee Award
Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
Stacey Caplan filed a lawsuit against Michael Matte alleging interference with her business relations. Believing that the complaint filed against him was improper, Matte's legal counsel e-mailed a motion to Caplan seeking attorney's fees under Section 57.105, Florida Statutes (2013). In accordance...

 

Adobe PDFBe Prepared: Common Cat Adjusting Issues in The Carolinas and Virginia
Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on July 3, 2014
Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to impact the coast of the Carolinas and continue up the Eastern seaboard possibly as a Category É Hurricane. Given the storm’s projected path and size, insurers will receive a host of claims in a number of different states. Nearly 35 years’...

 

HTMLInsurer Did Not Waive Proof of Loss as a Condition Precedent under Homeowners Policy
Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on May 23, 2014
The Fourth District affirmed a summary judgment entered in favor of a homeowners insurer in a case involving an insured's first-party claim for damage to her condominium, its contents, and related expenses allegedly caused by bodily fluids that leaked from a decomposing body in an adjoining...

 

Adobe PDFThe Winter Of Our Discontent: Addressing Common Coverage Issues In The Wake Of Historic Winter Weather
Christopher A. Campbell, Richard D. Gable; Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 22, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014
This winter season introduced many of us to what meteorologists call the “polar vortex.” Blamed for dozens of deaths, historically low temperatures, and weather emergencies throughout the country, the severe weather took a projected $5 billion toll on property and businesses.

 

HTMLRecent Decision of the Supreme Court of Florida
Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 8, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014
We wanted to take the opportunity to inform you of a major change in Florida law which has eliminated the statutory caps for non-economic (pain and suffering damages) in medical malpractice cases resulting in death. On March 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Florida, in Estate of McCall v. U.S. 2014...

 

HTMLThe "Structural Damage" Requirement for "Sinkhole Loss" in Florida: Conflict Within The Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2013
The threshold for sinkhole loss in Florida has been at issue since the Florida Legislature attempted to limit such claims in 2005 by changing the definition of "sinkhole loss" Florida Statute 627.706 from "actual physical damage to the property" to "structural damage to the...

 

HTMLRemoval Not Barred By Thirty-Day Time Limits
Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2013, previously published on August 16, 2013
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the two thirty-day removal time limits set forth in 28 U.S.C. § 1446(b)(1) and (b)(3) are merely procedural limitations that would be triggered only in cases where the defendant receives an "initial pleading" or...