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HTMLThreat of Future Harm as a result of a Cyber Breach May be Sufficient to Confer Standing
John V. Garaffa, Matthew W. Peaire; Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled that the threat of future harm alleged in a class action complaint is sufficient "injury" to satisfy the "case or controversy" requirement of Article III of the United States Constitution. The order...

 

HTMLFlorida Ruling Addresses Appraisal and "Bad Faith"
W. Douglas Berry; Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
A Florida appellate court ruled an insured can sue its first-party property insurer for "bad faith" following an appraisal so long as certain conditions precedent have been satisfied.

 

HTMLIs Texas Following Florida’s Lead on Changing the Economic Loss Rule?
Mary Jo Kuusela; Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
Practicing in both Florida and Texas I have seen the Economic Loss Rule evolve over the years, and its direct impact on the recovery potential for our subrogation claims appears to be moving in a positive direction. Recently, the Texas Supreme Court held in a per curium opinion in Chapman Custom...

 

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’...

 

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...

 

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...