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Recent Blog Posts

Proposed Legislation for Sinkhole Alley Residents

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

If you live in the Tampa Bay area, you reside in one of the riskiest counties in Florida when it comes to sinkholes and property damage. Indeed, as maps provided by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology at the University of South Florida make clear, Hillsborough County and the surrounding areas historically have been… Read More »

Tornadoes and El Niño in South Florida

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

This year’s El Niño is among the strongest in recent memory, as we have noted in previous posts. And according to a recent article in USA Today, it likely is to blame for the devastating storm damage that continues to impact Florida this winter. Just this past week, “two people were killed and dozens… Read More »

Subtropical Storm Damage in Winter

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

When we consider tropical storms and other tropical systems that can cause serious property damage to our homes, most of us think about the summer and early autumn months. However, tropical systems—and their accompanying risks of wind damage and flooding damage—can happen in Florida in the wintertime, too. Indeed, according to a recent article… Read More »

Manmade Sinkholes in Florida

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

Most Tampa Bay homeowners know that the Gulf Coast of Florida is at a particularly high risk of sinkhole damage. Indeed, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) several counties in the Tampa area, including Hillsborough County and Pinellas County, commonly are ranked at the top of lists for reported sinkholes. As such, news… Read More »

Smoke Damage Claims and the Need for Professional Restoration

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

A house fire in the Tampa area can be truly devastating. In addition to causing personal property losses and substantial harm to your home structure, fires can leave families without a place to live or specific knowledge about filing a fire damage claim and receiving compensation. While there are many aspects involved in recovering… Read More »

Citizens Insurance Changes Water Damage Policies

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

Over the last few months, advocates in Florida have questioned whether water damage claims in our state, which are coming through in high numbers, are not always legitimate ones. According to a recent article in the Sun Sentinel, while Citizens Insurance Corp. has been working to reduce the total number of homeowners’ insurance policies… Read More »

Do You Know About Your Home’s Sinkhole History?

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

If you recently purchased a home in the Tampa area, did you seek out the property’s history in terms of sinkhole damage? According to a recent report from NBC News Channel 8, many homebuyers do not always know whether the houses they are considering for purchase have been associated with a potentially devastating sinkhole…. Read More »

Heavy Rains and Flood Damage in Florida

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

Do you know all there is to know about flood damage and keeping your property safe from harm? According to a recent report from a CNN News affiliate, parts of Florida recently experienced very heavy flooding following unexpected amounts of rainfall. Many Floridians were surprised by the threats posed by the rainwater, nothing that… Read More »

Sinkhole Opens Up Near University Hospital

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

Sinkholes can happen around almost any property in Florida, posing serious risk of property damage and bodily injury. Indeed, according to a recent article in The Gainesville Sun, a sinkhole that is about five feet in diameter opened very close to the main entrance of the University of Florida’s Health Shands Hospital. The sinkhole… Read More »

Severe El Niño Weather and Property Damage

By MacKinnon Law Group, P.A. |

Is your home prepared for the winter storms that this year’s El Niño is likely to bring? According to a recent article in the Tampa Bay Times, Floridians could experience substantial property damage during the coming winter as a result of El Niño rains, tornadoes, and potential flooding. What do you need to know… Read More »

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