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Five Paskert Divers Thompson Attorneys Listed in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America

Wed Aug 15, 2018 Newsletter

Three Paskert Divers Thompson attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  

The Middle District of Florida addresses the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability policy.

Tue Apr 3, 2018 Legal Alerts

In Amerisure v. Auchter/Arch, Case No. 3:16-cv-407-J-39JRK (M.D. Fla. Mar. 27, 2018), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida arguably expanded the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability (“CGL”) policy, following a seeming trend in federal court decisions in Florida.

Recent Florida Trial Court Decisions Confirm the Narrow Liability of Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Sureties

Wed Feb 7, 2018 Legal Alerts

Florida trial courts affirm the statutory intent of motor vehicle dealer bonds, which is to provide a modest sum for consumers to recover when dealerships go out of business and default in their obligations. 

Chapter 558’s Notice of Claim Procedure – It May Trigger a Duty to Defend Under Your CGL Policy

Wed Feb 7, 2018 Legal Alerts

The Florida Supreme Court recently answered a question that will impact for some time construction defect claims and those insurers called upon to defend them.  In the case styled Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Company, 42 Fla. L. Weekly S960b, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the pre-suit notice and repair process set forth in Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, is a “suit” within the meaning of a commercial general liability policy.