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What kind of lawyer would handle a dispute with a home owners insurance company?

Clearwater, FL |

Mold has been created in a first floor condominium by the condo above it. The condo
above keeps the temperature much lower than the first floor condo which caused humidity
and ceiling mold. The insurance company claims it covers mold. Investigators found sub-
surface mold but the company claims it is surface mold and won't cover costs. What now?

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Attorney answers 4


You would look for a "Plaintiff's insurance lawyer". If you can't find one through your local bar association, call a local "public adjuster", and ask if they can refer an attorney for you.

If you'd like to discuss, please feel free to call. Jeff Gold Gold, Benes, LLP 1854 Bellmore Ave Bellmore, NY 11710 Telephone -516.512.6333 Email -


Look for a personal injury lawyer who handles mold cases. Good luck!,


You may not need to call any lawyer. Your insurance company may be saying this it covers mold only within the "parametric boundaries" of your condominium unit. That is correct. The space between units is a common area. Mold in the common area is the respoonsibility of the condominium association and its insurance. Before you hire a lawyer, check with your condominium association.

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My firm handles such matters involving your property insurance company and mold. We are located in Tampa and offer free case consultations. Our office line is 813 830 2261. Good luck.

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