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Public Adjuster Negotiates Tenfold Higher Settlement for Swiss Family’s Upscale Miami Condominium Penthouse Property

Public Adjuster Negotiates Tenfold Higher Settlement for Swiss Family’s Upscale Miami Condominium Penthouse Property

Hurricane Irma struck South Florida as a Cat 1 hurricane. Even though it was downgraded from a Cat 3 hurricane, it still caused significant damage throughout Florida. Our client, who is a resident of Switzerland, sustained damage to their high rise condominium penthouse located in Miami Beach, Florida. Window seals were blown out of the luxurious top floor penthouse allowing water, driven by high winds, to enter the unit on both floors staining the stone flooring and causing other damages to the home. 


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Public Adjuster Helps Sort Out Ybor Fire Claim

Public Adjuster Helps Sort Out Ybor Fire Claim

A strip center in Tampa’s historic Ybor City caught fire destroying half of the building, a retail/manufacturing business and damaged the other section of the building rented to another tenant. The cause and origin of the fire was not suspicious, thus all the property owners needed to do was seemingly settle the claim with their insurance company. And here is where the trouble started.  


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Tutwiler Turns Around Claim Denial for Condo Association

Tutwiler Turns Around Claim Denial for Condo Association

Ocean Palms Condominium is a 38-floor, 262-unit very high-end condominium located in Hollywood Beach, FL.  On November 11, 2011 Ocean Palms suffered a stoppage in the building’s plumbing system that resulted in multiple floor and units being damaged. The association immediately hired restoration people to clean up the areas affected.


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Tutwiler Helps Sandalwood Club Settle a Collapse Hidden Decay Insurance Claim

Tutwiler Helps Sandalwood Club Settle a Collapse Hidden Decay Insurance Claim

In the course of routine maintenance and repairs, the association found hidden decay in the balconies.  The Board of Directors upon recommendation of their management company retained Tutwiler & Associates who then assembled a team of experts to determine the damages and file an insurance claim for collapse due to hidden decay.  The matter was successfully settled for close to half a million dollars.


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Hurricane Ivan - Appraisal Assignment

Hurricane Ivan - Appraisal Assignment

On September 16, 2004, Hurricane Ivan struck the Florida panhandle causing massive flood and wind damage. Our client's home was totally destroyed and the debris was washed away. The insured recovered flood policy limits from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), but their losses far exceeded the flood limits... 


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