[ George A. Vaka is a certified circuit and appellate mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida ]
[ Founder, George A. Vaka, has established his mediation practice @ georgevaka.us ]
[ Named by peers to Florida Trend's Legal Elite ]
[ Honors keep adding up....less than 5% of lawyers are AV rated in America ]
[ Recognized by The National Law Journal® in its selection of Tampa's Top Attorneys ]
[ Think Experience. Think Excellence. Think Extraordinary. ]
[ Board Certified as a Specialist in Appellate Practice ]
[ AV Preeminent Peer Rated 5.0 out of 5 ]
[ "Florida Super Lawyer in both appellate law and insurance law" ]
[ "Honored as Best Lawyers in America in both appellate law and insurance law" ]
[ Recognized in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell ]
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The following are recent headlines with news about VAKA Law Group from around the country.







Who needs excess insurance?





Why should I consider hiring you?





Who needs Errors and Omissions insurance?





Who has to pay jury awarded damages in Florida in excess of their insurance policy limits?





Who can be sued in a Florida product liability case?





What would your past clients say about you?





What type of evidence will I need to prove my Florida product liability case?





What type of damages are available for successful bad faith claims in Florida?





What should I look for in hiring an attorney to represent me in my Florida wrongful death case?





What type of auto insurance is required in Florida?





What role do expert witnesses play in medical malpractice cases?





What makes working with you different than other lawyers?





What makes a strong appellate attorney?





What kinds of damages are recoverable in a Florida wrongful death claim?





What is uninsured motorist coverage and how does it affect my Florida motorcycle accident case?





What is the insurance company required to do if I notify them that I have a claim?





What is the purpose of obtaining uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage?





What is the difference between a design defect and a manufacturing defect of a medical device...





What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim?





What is the basis for an appeal in Florida?





What is the advantage of referring you a case?





What is mediation?





What is property damage liability insurance?





What is personal injury protection insurance (PIP)?





What is no-fault insurance?





What is legal malpractice?





What is insurance bad faith?





What is insurance?





What is excess insurance?





What is Director's and Officer's liability insurance?





What is Errors and Omissions insurance?





What is comparative negligence?





What is bodily injury liability insurance?





What is business insurance?





What is an exclusion in an insurance policy?





What is appellate law?





What is advertising injury liability insurance?





What is a Florida wrongful death claim?





What is a material misrepresentation?





What is a claims-made policy?





What is a reservation of rights letter?





What information is important to my case if I have been injured by a medical device?





What is “the case within a case”?





What if I am sued, I notify the insurance company, and it agrees my policy covert the suit?





What does my homeowner’s policy pay if a neighbor slips on my property and sues?





What does the mediator or mediation panel do?





What happens to my Director's and Officer's liability coverage if my company goes bankrupt?





What does homeowner’s insurance protect against?





What happens if I think the insurance company is not fulfilling its responsibilities?





What does general liability insurance cover?





What does business insurance cover?





What do I need to prove to win my Florida medical malpractice case?





What can I recover if I win my Florida medical malpractice case?





What can I do when an insurance company refuses to pay an insurance claim in Florida?





What business insurance do I need?





What are the different parts of an auto insurance policy?





What are the advantages of alternative dispute resolution?





What are some examples of bad faith?





What are some common causes of brain injury?





What are my rights if an insurance agent commits malpractice?





If my insurance company says it has no duty to defend me or pay any judgment, and I sue...





Should I go to the doctor after my Florida car accident?





I loaned my car to a friend who was involved in a Florida car accident. Am I liable if...





If I get into a dispute with my insurance company about whether my insurance policy covers...





If my business has professional liability insurance, do I also need general liability insurance?





How quickly should I contact an attorney in a Florida auto accident case?





How quickly should I contact an attorney in a Florida wrongful death case?





How much time do I have to file a notice of appeal in Florida?





How do I prove that my insurance agent committed malpractice?





How do I know if my lawyer committed malpractice?





Have I waived my rights to sue for medical malpractice because I signed a waiver or consent form?





Does mediation address all issues, or does it avoid certain issues?





Does general liability insurance include product liability coverage?





Does the insurance company's duty of good faith and fair dealing apply to all types of insurance?





Does general liability insurance include personal and advertising injury coverage?





Do I need an attorney for my Florida medical malpractice case?





Do I need an attorney to handle my Florida product liability case?





Do I need an attorney for an appeal in Florida?





Do doctors have to pay out of pocket for medical negligence?





Do all attorneys handle appeals?





Can I sue for medical malpractice if a family member dies as a result of the malpractice?





Can I claim compensation if I have suffered a brain injury?





Can I make a bad faith claim on my spouse's insurance in Florida?





Can I appeal from a mediation?





Are witnesses important in Florida product liability cases?





Are there parties other than the at-fault driver against whom I can take legal action in...





Are medical malpractice awards subject to a cap on damages?





Am I required to have homeowner’s insurance?





Are there laws passed by the legislature affecting my insurance policies?