Are You Taking Advantage of Florida’s Home Affordability Programs?

Homebuying is often exhausting and always expensive. Purchasing a home will be the largest expenditure for most Americans in their lifetime. Thankfully, Florida lawmakers have taken steps to make buying a home in the sunshine state more affordable (or, in some cases, affordable period for those who would otherwise never be able to buy a home). Getting a discount on a home could mean tens of thousands saved that Read More

New Florida Law Reduces Victims’ Rights to Seek Damages

Here at Alvarez Law, we persistently advocate for our clients and their right to financial recovery in cases of negligence. A few weeks ago, however, a new Florida law (House Bill 837) was signed by the governor, diminishing the ability of some individuals to claim damages that result from negligent acts. Understanding these changes will be imperative in setting expectations and recognizing what this means for your Read More

What Are the “Damages” I Can in My Car Accident Claim?

The trauma of a car accident can be far-reaching for everyone involved. Your vehicle is damaged, your body is injured, and your mind is wounded. Each of these damages will need to be addressed, but this takes time which can widen the impact on several other aspects of your life. Your health and mental well-being are the priority. No amount of money will heal certain wounds, but the care you receive from professionals Read More

Why You Can’t Afford to Wait to Seek Medical Care After a Personal Injury

  Physical injuries hamper much of what we do in life. Depending on the severity, we can lose out on important aspects of our lives such as work, travel, social activities, and quality time with family. Minimizing recovery time so we can get back to living our lives is one of the most urgent items on the minds of personal injury victims, but that’s not the only reason you should seek medical care as soon as possible Read More

Florida Legislative Change Lets Insurance Companies Off the Hook for Attorney Fees

Florida Senate Bill 2-A pertaining to property insurance claims in Florida has made a major change to the way attorney fees are covered. Previously, the insurance company would be held responsible for paying attorney fees if the company wrongfully denied your claim. Under this new law, enacted on December 16, 2022, insurance companies will no longer be ordered to pay attorney fees even if they improperly denied the Read More

The Process of Filing a Florida Flood Claim

Hurricane Season has come and gone. While Floridians are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Ian, the concern over other weather events now comes into focus. We’re a few months out from the wet season which will bring significant rain to our region and could impact your home or business. It’s important to prepare yourself for a flood claim ahead of time so you’re not left scrambling to sort through the process Read More

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