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Jean Niven Explains Statutes of Limitation

The statute of limitation can be a quagmire for the unwary. Many states allow the insurance policy to shorten the state statute of limitations. In other words, the policy may significantly change the date on which you have to file a lawsuit, or otherwise your client is forever barred from that type of recovery.  Watch … Continue Reading

Insurers Using New Claims Handling Tricks To Deny Payment

(*Note:  This Guest Blog is by Jean Niven, an attorney in the Tampa office of Merlin Law Group). Hurricane season is fast approaching, leaving coastal residences and businesses vulnerable to the whims of Mother Nature. Surviving natural disasters should not be just a warm up to the difficulties encountered in filing an insurance claim. The … Continue Reading