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Assigning Insurance Claim Benefits to a Contractor is Not a Good Idea

An article appeared in the Wall Street Journal yesterday (see link below) in which it was reported that assigning insurance claim benefits to contractors in Florida has caused significant homeowner insurance premium increases. This has become quite prevalent. A homeowner suffers damage which is covered by insurance, such as hurricane damage. When they seek to [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This Lawyer Isn’t Protecting A Harvey Weinstein In Your Workplace

Below is a link to an article in which the implication, or maybe more than implication, seems to be that lawyers work with employers to protect sexual predators like Harvey Weinstein in the workplace.  I've advised lots of employers, large and small, for more than twenty five years, and that isn't anything I've ever done, [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Daytona Beach Area Beachside Redevelopment – IMO Two Essentials for Success

Since the Volusia Beachside Redevelopment Committee is taking input I thought I'd offer a few thoughts on how we might redevelop the greater Daytona Beach area beachside. After nearly three decades residing and working in Volusia County as a business law attorney, and being involved in dozens of causes trying to do my small part [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Business Success Blog|0 Comments

“Creating Problem-Free Corporate Cultures”, Daytona Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce Evolve Magazine (August 2017)

By |October 3rd, 2017|Business Success Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volusia County Courthouse Annex: I’ll Miss You a Little But . . .

The Courthouse Annex on City Island may be replaced with a new 5 story courthouse. For anyone who doesn't know, City Island is adjacent to Downtown Daytona Beach in the Halifax River. The best thing about the Annex is the proximity to the River and the views. The new courthouse is proposed for Downtown along [...]

By |August 10th, 2017|Business Success Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supreme Court Says: Whether Lawyer Referred Client to Doctor for Treatment Cannot Be Discovered in Litigation

On April 13, in a 4-3 decision, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the attorney client privilege protects a party, from being required to disclose that their attorney referred them to a physician for treatment.  The case involved a woman named Heather Worley who fell in the parking lot of a Central Florida YMCA (“Y”) [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Business Success Blog|0 Comments

Will Contests

Will contests have become more prevalent in recent years.  While Snell Legal is a business law and commercial litigation firm, and most wills do not involve businesses, the skills we use in handling business law matters, and particularly commercial litigation, are very useful in handling will contests.  And, we have experience with will contests, which [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ownership Disputes Results

Patriarch of family owned business, doing business internationally, died leaving equal shares of ownership in the business to his children, some of whom worked in the business and some of whom did not.  Brought suit on behalf of child who was not involved in the business challenging the administration of the will, as well other [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Ownership Disputes Results|0 Comments

Professionals Results

Physician employee left practice and set up competing practice nearby.  Employee had entered a non-compete with the medical practice business client.  Sought an injunction prohibiting violation of the non-compete on behalf of the client.  Employee retained Harvard law graduate at cost of $25,000.00 and was assured victory.  After lengthy evidentiary hearing court found in favor [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Professionals Results|0 Comments

Community Association Results

Homeowner Association business client with thousands of owner members brought suit to foreclose on a lien for unpaid assessments when named in a case being brought by a lender against a homeowner. The homeowner ascribes to the philosophy that the government and court system have no authority over them as they are a sovereign or [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Community Associations Results|0 Comments