September 30, 2013

Firm lawyer, Michael Laurato, Again Holds Citizens Accountable for Sinkhole Loss in Front of Hillsborough County Jury

The week beginning September 23, 2013 saw yet another sinkhole trial against Citizens Property Insurance Company get underway.  In this case, Citizens’ policyholder, Evelio Campos, noticed […]
August 6, 2013

Citizen’s Property Insurance Bad Faith Sinkhole Defense Strategy Again Rejected by Hillsborough County Jury

In mid-July 2013, firm attorney Michael Laurato, was again brought on to try a sinkhole case against Citizens Property Insurance Company.  Over the past year, Citizens […]
February 11, 2013

Austin & Laurato’s Tradition of Community Involvement

Our firm has a long and outstanding tradition of community service.  Sharing our time, talent, and resources has always been a regular practice observed by the […]
February 6, 2013

Austin & Laurato, P.A. Wins Important Sinkhole Verdict Against Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Nothing is more important to our firm than helping families by holding insurance companies accountable for the wrongful denial of homeowner policy claims.  After all, in […]
January 24, 2013

Hernando County Couple’s Sinkhole Damaged Home Saved After Jury Verdict Rejects Insurer’s Denial by Michael V. Laurato

On February 8, 2012, Austin & Laurato, P.A. partner, Michael V. Laurato, along with Tom Thomspon of the Thompson Trial Group, P.A. won a significant verdict […]
January 22, 2013

Florida Bad Faith Law and Your Sinkhole Claim. By Michael V. Laurato, Esq.

Florida Bad Faith Law and Your Sinkhole Claim By Michael V. Laurato, Esq. (1164 Words)             Damages caused to a home by sinkhole activity in Florida […]
January 17, 2013

GPR, Floor Elevation, and the SPT: What they are and How do they Help Confirm Sinkhole Activity in Florida. By Michael Laurato

GPR, Floor Elevation Surveys, and the SPT:  What are they and How do they Help Confirm Sinkhole Activity in Florida.  By Michael V. Laurato, Esq.             […]
January 17, 2013

Is Your Home Being Affected By Sinkhole Activity? By Michael V. Laurato

Is Your Home Being Affected By Sinkhole Activity? By Michael V. Laurato, Esq.             Sinkholes occur in many parts of Florida due primarily to Florida’s limestone […]
January 17, 2013

Castrophic Collapse Coverage and Sinkhole Loss Coverage: What is the Difference?

Catastrophic Collapse Coverage and Sinkhole Loss Coverage:  What is the Difference? By Michael V. Laurato, Esq.             Since 1981, insurers offering property insurance to homeowners in […]