My Insurance Company Denied or Underpaid My Hurricane Ian Claim. What Now?

Florida communities are still picking up the pieces from Hurricane Ian. We’ve been covering a number of Hurricane Ian-related topics to help you get through the insurance claim process so you and your family can focus on recovering together. Of course, that recovery can be a lot harder if you don’t get the compensation you’re owed by your insurance company. If you already filed your claim and it has been denied Read More

What Documents Should I Gather and Provide to the Insurance Company?

Hurricane Ian swept through our region and left behind significant damage in our communities. It’s been a reminder of just how shocking and powerful a storm can be. These storms, of course, mean many Florida families are having to work with their insurance as they try to bounce back from the devastation. At Alvarez Law Group, we’ve been dedicating a significant amount of time to helping Floridians deal with the Read More

Business interruption claims from Hurricane Ian

As a business owner, you probably have a lot of questions about business interruption claims from Hurricane Ian. How do you file a claim? What information do you need to include? How long will it take to get approved? In this blog post, we'll answer all of your questions so that you can get the process started as soon as possible. What is a business interruption claim? A business interruption claim is a type of Read More

Connecting Veterans to Important Loan Resources Through the VA

At Alvarez Law Group, we appreciate and support our veterans whenever possible. It’s why we recently wrote a blog about real estate resources for veterans and offer $150 off closing fees for veterans (as well as first responders and law enforcement). That’s why we want to explore the important financial resources available through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Unfortunately, many veterans are still Read More

3 Steps to maximize recovery in your Hurricane Ian insurance claim

Hurricane Ian was one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. Damage along the west coast of Florida has been reported from Marco Island to the Tampa Bay area, with the hardest hit areas being Fort Myers Beach, Punta Gorda, and various other areas of Charlotte County. One hundred mile per hour winds were reported as far inland as Labelle, Florida. As property and business owners being the recovery Read More

Four Crucial Items All Estate Plans Need

As estate planning attorneys, the team at Alvarez Law Group knows when an estate plan is set up for success versus when an estate plan is bound to fail. We often have clients come in who either don’t have a plan at all or have a plan that they’re not confident is doing what they need. Each plan can look different, but we always stress the importance of covering all the basics at the very least. There is no Read More

The Four Types of Trademarks

When your company has an extensive portfolio of trademarks the actual value of the company can skyrocket. Trademarks are considered actual assets. Holding protected and distinctive intellectual property will help you stand out from the crowd and set you up for great success in your field. What many professionals don’t realize is that there are several different types of trademarks. These four categories also Read More

Why Seeing a Doctor Could Make or Break Your Personal Injury Case

You’ve probably seen the typical personal injury car accident attorney ad. They all have the same premise: the moments after your accident are integral to securing your future. It’s true because the window of physical evidence is relatively small, but what could be even more important than what happens at the scene is what happens when you see a doctor. You might think you feel fine after your accident and maybe you Read More

Is your condominium association properly insured for hurricane season?

As hurricane season approaches, condominium associations, like any other business or homeowners association, need to find and maintain the right insurance policies for their property, operations, and residents.   Insurance for condo associations can be a confusing topic as there are many types of coverage available. It's important to understand what each one does before making a decision about what type of policy to Read More

5 steps to take on your insurance claim after a hurricane or tropical storm

Owners of homes and businesses got their first taste of hurricane season this past weekend. Several counties in Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Lee, received more than 10 inches of rain and quite a bit of wind from what is now Tropical Storm Alex. Owners of properties damaged by hurricanes and tropical storms may not know how to prepare an insurance claim against their insurer. They may not know Read More