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Mark A. Nation is a civil trial lawyer who limits his practice to wrongful death, personal injury, and insurance cases. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum whose members must have settled one or...MORE

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Assignment of Insurance Proceeds to a Nonexistent Entity Not Valid

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In Progressive Express Insurance Company v. Hartley, ____ So.3d ____ (Fla. 5th DCA October 30, 2009), Progressive provided Hartley with PIP insurance.  Hartley was injured in an accident and sought treatment from Michael C. Durant, D.C.  Upon seeking treatment from Dr. Durant, Hartley executed an assignment of benefits to "Atlantic Coast Chiropractic Clinic."  From 1993 – … Continue Reading

Assignment of a Vague Assignment Approved

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In Gables Insurance Recovery, Inc. v. Seminole Casualty Insurance Company, 34 FLW D672 (Fla. 3rd DCA April 1, 2009), the PIP insured received medical care from Atlantic Medical Specialty, Inc. and executed a document titled "ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS/POLICY RIGHTS."  This document purported to assign the insured’s rights and benefits under her PIP policy to Atlantic although … Continue Reading