Florida’s landscape has a great propensity for sinkhole activity, which causes extensive damage to policyholders’ property. The Florida Legislature has passed many laws regulating the adjustment and remediation of sinkhole claims.

Continue Reading Proper Sinkhole Repair Often Requires More Than Grout; Know Your Rights Under Your Insurance Policy and Florida Statutes

Amy Boggs wrote a post yesterday, Sinkhole Repairs: Where’s the Grout?, that was followed by a story, Florida Sinkhole Reappears after Rain, which demonstrates that she is right–grout is not the proper method to fix most sinkholes:

A 20-foot sinkhole in Clermont, Fla., opened up this Monday between two homes, and the recent heavy rains could be to blame.

In 2001, a sinkhole appeared in the same spot and was filled with cement. It has now reopened and is causing some concern.

Continue Reading Policyholders Should Not be Forced to Accept Cheap Repairs That Do Not Work