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Paying the Piper: The Availability of Punitive Damages in Cases of Insurer Bad Faith
By Jason S. Mazer and Matthew L. Baldwin

Do You Have Business Interruption Coverage for the Time it Takes to Get Up to Code?
By Jason S. Mazer and Mallory L. Gold

Brief of Amicus Curiae, United Policyholders, In Support Of Respondents Sydelle Ruderman, ET AL.
By Jason S. Mazer and Benjamin C. Hassebrock, Published by United Policyholders, 2013

Court lets insured pursue bad faith claim after favorable appraisal award
By W. Allen Bonner, Published by Daily Business Review, September 26, 2012

Ensure business is properly covered for interruption caused by storm damage
By Jason S. Mazer, Published by The Miami Herald, September 16, 2012

Sandusky Coverage Battle Hinges On Penn State's Knowledge
Published by Law360, July 30, 2012

Law firm proves commitment to Miami Law's Legal Corps
Published by University of Miami School of Law, July 2, 2012

High court ruling doesn't eliminate bad-faith claims
By Meghan C. Moore, Published by Daily Business Review, June 20, 2012

Defending Florida's Insurance Code from Industry Attacks
By Stephen A. Marino, Jr., Published by Daily Business Review, June 7, 2012

Attorneys help Gloria and Emilio Estefan Company win $6.7 M in breach of contract suit
Published by Daily Business Review, May 17, 2012

Gloria Estefan's Hotel Co. Wins $6.7M In Insurance Feud
Published by Law360, May 7, 2012

Legislative revisions on bad faith law would help small businesses
By Stephen A. Marino, Published by Daily Business Review, April 30, 2012

Liberty Mutual Owes $12 Million, Jury Says
Published by Daily Business Review, February 9, 2012

Jury Orders Liberty To Pay $13M For Defective Window Deals
Published by Law360, February 6, 2012

Deciphering The Insurance Carrier's Thought Process: To What Extent Does The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Immunity Shield From Disclosure Otherwise Discoverable Evidence In Bad Faith Litigation?
By Jason S. Mazer and Cary D. Steklof, December 2011

Aviation Cos., Insurers Settle $20M Plane Damage Suit
Published by Law360, December 7, 2011

Insurers Can't Jump Out of $20M Damaged Plane Suit
Published by Law360, November 23, 2011

Learning from Katrina, preparing for litigation over Irene
By W. Allen Bonner, Published by Westlaw Journal - Insurance Coverage, Volume 22, Issue 4, November 4, 2011

VPL recognized as among Best Lawyers
Published by The Miami Herald, October 28, 2011

State should not change standards that protect insured
By Stephen A. Marino, Jr., Published by The Miami Herald, October 23, 2011

How to Get Your Insurer to Pay Your Hurricane Irene Claim
Published by DailyFinance, August 2011

Business Interruption Coverage: A Hedge Against Disaster
By Brenton N. Ver Ploeg and R. Hugh Lumpkin, Published by Florida Trend Magazine, June 2011

Hurricane Guide: Getting the best from your windstorm insurance coverage and claims process
By Jeffrey L. Greyber, Published by South Florida Business Journal, June 10, 2011

Proving Institutional Bad Faith
By Jason S. Mazer and Cary D. Steklof, March 2011

Board of Contributors: Supreme Court ruling affects insurers in Chinese drywall suits
By Michael F. Huber, Published by Daily Business Review, December 15, 2010

Twilight Redux: Will The Pollution Exclusion Be The Silver Bullet For Covered Chinese Drywall Claims?
By R. Hugh Lumpkin, Heather Gorin and Maria R. Caldera, October 2010

Strategy needed to deal with Chinese drywall claims
By Jason S. Mazer, Published by Florida Real Estate Journal, June 1 - 15, 2010

Insurance strategy can aid victims, minimize financial pain
By Jason S. Mazer, published by Daily Business Review, May 24, 2010

Submit documentation with insurance claims
By R. Hugh Lumpkin, Published by The Miami Herald, February 8, 2010

Insurance 101 - Insights for Young Lawyers: What Counts? Determining the "number of occurrences" under General Liability Insurance Policies
By Michael F. Huber published by Coverage, January/February 2010.

Every Word Counts: In Interpreting Insurance Policies, the Language is Key
By Michael F. Huber and Matthew B. Weaver, April 2008

The Hostile Fire Exception to the Pollution Exclusion Good News for Policyholders
By Meredith McCardle Published by Coverage, September/October 2004.

Forbes Radio – America’s Best Lawyers Interview with R. Hugh Lumpkin
As heard on "Forbes Radio" Channel on American Airlines, December 2004 .................................... Summary: There was a time when the insurance industry was relatively easy to understand and navigate. But today, all that has changed. Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to not only deal with their insurance carriers regarding claims and payouts, but even to identify which insurance products they need the most.

Florida Bad Faith Seminar
given by Brenton N. Ver Ploeg and Jason Mazer in San Francisco.

ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Seminar
Given by Brenton N. Ver Ploeg in Tucson, AZ, March 2005

'Damages' Means Damages Insurer Liability for Medical Monitoring Costs in Mass Tort Claims
by R. Hugh Lumpkin and Michael F. Huber, Published by Coverage, January/February 2005.

Coverage For Welding Rod Claims: Not An Oxymoron (pdf)
By R. Hugh Lumpkin. Published by Mealey's Litigation Report: Welding Rods, February 2005

Pilot Life Pushed ERISA’s Preemption Pendulum To The Top Of This Arc, But Didn’t Suspend The Law Of Gravity
By Jason S. Mazer, Esq. Published by The Florida Bar Journal January 2004

Disability Insurance Checklist
by Brenton N. Ver Ploeg, Esq. Published in The Florida Medical Business Sourcebook and Medical Buyer's Guide November 2003

Edwards v. Audubon Society Twenty-Five Years later: Whatever Happened to Neutral Reportage?
By Michael Huber, Published by Communications Lawyer, Spring 2002

No Gunboats and No Diplomacy-Resolving Disputes over Life and Health Insurance Sold in Unregulated Markets
By Jason S. Mazer, Esq. Published by The Florida Lawyer April 2001

Unraveling the Gordian Knot
By R. Hugh Lumpkin, Esq. Published by The Daily Business Review Florida Business Advisory October 1999

Bad faith battlegrounds: Not so quiet on the Southeastern front
By Brenton N. Ver Ploeg, Esq. Published by The Daily Business Review Florida Business Advisory May 1998

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Punitive Damages
By Brenton N. Ver Ploeg, Esq. Published by The Daily Business Review Florida Business Advisory November 1997

Junk Science
By Brenton N. Ver Ploeg, Esq. and Ivonne Prieto, Esq. Published by The Daily Business Review March 1997

Of Fish and Fruit
By R. Hugh Lumpkin, Esq. Published in the Lawyer's Brief June 1988

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