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Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy

At Mills Paskert Divers, we have fully integrated our creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice into our litigation group. Our bankruptcy and creditors' rights attorneys understand both the complexities of the bankruptcy code and our client’s financial interests. They are often involved not only with the actual bankruptcy proceedings, but also in those steps taken on behalf of our creditor clients, prior to bankruptcy to pursue their rights. In short, our creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice attorneys are regularly engaged in the collection of outstanding obligations and the pursuit of those obligations, if necessary, into the bankruptcy courts of the United States. Our attorneys regularly speak and publish on creditors' rights and related bankruptcy topics. We represent our creditor clients in all phases of litigation and bankruptcy proceedings leading to payment of debtor obligations.

 

 

 

Recent News

The Middle District of Florida addresses the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability policy.

In Amerisure v. Auchter/Arch, Case No. 3:16-cv-407-J-39JRK (M.D. Fla. Mar. 27, 2018), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida arguably expanded the definition of “property damage” under a commercial general liability (“CGL”) policy, following a seeming trend in federal court decisions in Florida.

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October 21, 2013
Recent Florida Trial Court Decisions Confirm the Narrow Liability of Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Sureties
Florida trial courts affirm the statutory intent of motor vehicle dealer bonds, which is to provide a modest sum for consumers to recover when dealerships go out of business and default in their obligations. 

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October 21, 2013
Chapter 558’s Notice of Claim Procedure – It May Trigger a Duty to Defend Under Your CGL Policy
The Florida Supreme Court recently answered a question that will impact for some time construction defect claims and those insurers called upon to defend them.  In the case styled Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Company, 42 Fla. L. Weekly S960b, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the pre-suit notice and repair process set forth in Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, is a “suit” within the meaning of a commercial general liability policy.

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October 21, 2013