Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order No. 21-45 on February 26, 2021, further extending the state of emergency originally declared by Executive Order No. 20-52 for another sixty (60) days until April 27, 2021.
While climate change effects on weather phenomena, including hail, are still emerging, some researchers believe that the hailstorm incidences are spreading into areas previously untouched by hail. In contrast, many others predict that climate change will result in increasingly severe hailstorms.
It’s raining outside and he winds are howling. There are water leaks throughout your home and you are running around your home trying to dry up the puddles and wipe down the watermarks and stains. All the while, you are thinking as soon as the day breaks, you are going to call your insurance company to report the obvious water damage to your home so that it can assist you in making the necessary repairs by paying for the damage.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Order declaring a national moratorium on residential evictions effective January 31, 2021 through March 31, 2021, was declared unconstitutional by a U.S. District Court in Texas.
Effective February 23, 2021, the Minimum Standard Detail Requirements of the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) for Land Title Surveys are changing. ALTA/NSPS recently adopted revised Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, which, when effective, will supersede the existing standards introduced in 2016.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) halted residential evictions in September to stop the spread of COVID-19. The order was set to expire at the end of 2020. President Trump recently signed into law a COVID-19 aid package that extends the federal moratorium on evictions until January 31, 2021
On the last day of a year that will live in infamy, the Supreme Court of Florida issued a decision that will tip the scales of justice ever so slightly in favor of insurance companies and against property owners—both commercial and residential.
Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, let’s take a look at December 5, 2020, - a day on which the first domino fell that many hope will lead to many more falling dominoes and the eventual legalization of marijuana in the United States.
In the US, the holiday shopping season typically means one of two things for businesses – outright chaos as shoppers throng into a store or enough sales to nudge a business onto solid financial footing for the year.
Since March, when businesses of all types came to a screeching halt, there have been approximately 1,200 lawsuits filed in the United States against insurance companies seeking recoveries for their business losses.
The Florida Building Code seeks to establish unified and consistent minimum standards in the design, construction and compliance processes, and regulations for the safety, health, and general welfare of building occupants. The Code also protects property investments and saves the state and local governments money in mitigation costs linked to natural disasters, including hurricanes.