Hail Storm Claim-
Our clients purchased a replacement cost homeowners insurance policy. Their
roof sustained hail damage during a storm event. The insurance company
hired an engineer to inspect the roof who determined that the roof had
sustained less than 1% damage. After filing suit for breach of contract,
a settlement was reached which provided a payment to allow the insured
to replace their entire roof which had been damaged as a result of the hail.
Windstorm Claim, Condominium Building-
Our client’s condominium association buildings in North Palm Beach,
Florida were severely damaged by hurricane force winds. Lawsuits were
filed against the Insurance Company who refused to properly pay the full
amount of the claim when presented. The claim and lawsuits were successful
resolved for the client.
Our client, a local church, filed a sinkhole claim with its insurance company
who investigated the damages and denied the claim. After a multi-count
lawsuit was filed and litigated, the lawsuit and claims were resolved
for payments totaling $680,000.
Vehicle Impact Claim - Confidential Amount
Danahy & Murray obtained a confidential settlement against an insurer
on behalf of an insured business which had sustained property damage and
lost income when a car drove into the business property. The insurance
company for the business had failed to pay any amount of damages on the
claim for a year at the time suit was filed. The confidential settlement
included payment of the full amount of the insured’s contract damages
as well as attorney’s fees and costs. This settlement also included
payment of significant damages to the insured to release its “bad
faith” claim against the insurer for its wrongful conduct.
Danahy & Murray were retained to represent a commercial condominium
association which had suffered significate damage from an overflow of
a drain from a blockage. The insurance company disclaimed any and all
coverage that pertained to the incident. After the filing a suit and a
short term of intense litigation, the claim was brought to conclusion
for payments totaling $175,000.
Agency Negligence, Vandalism and Breach of Contract-
Danahy & Murray made a joint recovery for on our client against his
homeowner’s insurance company and his insurance agent for Negligence
and Breach of the Insurance Contract. The insurance company and agent
denied the claims for damages to the home as a result of vandalism alleging
misrepresentations on the homeowner’s application for insurance.
After a detailed process and depositions, the agent and insurance company
resolved the cases with a favorable resolution for our client.
Bad Faith Claim-
Our client filed suit for Bad Faith and Claims of Violation of Florida
Unfair Insurance Trade Practice Act per Florida Statutes §626.9541
and §624.155. The claim arouse from underlying hurricane claim wherein
the insurance company refused to provide the full amount of coverage and
pay the full amount of hurricane damages the Insured was entitled to under
Life Insurance Claim, Accelerated Death Benefit Claim - Policy Limits Payment
Our client was diagnosed with a terminal recurrent brain tumor. Due to
the terminal illness diagnosis, our client sought to activate the accelerated
death benefits from his life insurance company. After submitting the claim,
the Insurance Company denied the claim indicating the condition was not
terminal. Shortly after the lawsuit was filed, policy limits were paid
by the Insurance Company, as well as amounts for attorney’s fees
and court costs.
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