News & Insights

News & Insights

Are Economic Losses Caused by COVID Shutdowns Recoverable Under Commercial Property Insurance Policies?

June 30, 2022 — As we have previously written, whether economic losses caused by COVID shutdowns can be recovered under commercial property insurance policies is a hotly-contested issue. In a recent opinion, the Third District Court of Appeals of Florida says “no”.


Gov. DeSantis Vetoes Florida Legislature’s Attempt to Reform Alimony Statutes

June 27, 2022 — For years, Florida’s Legislature has attempted to overhaul Florida’s alimony law. And this year was no different, as Florida’s Legislature once again attempted to enact sweeping changes in an effort to reform Florida’s alimony statutes.


Developers: Be Wary of Utility Company Easement Forms

June 24, 2022 — A utility company that provides service to an owner’s property usually requests the owner to sign a standard form of easement that is intended to allow the utility company to enter onto the owner’s property in order to install and service its utility lines. These forms


New Orleans Restaurant Wins with Covid Damages Ruling

June 24, 2022 — Last week, Oceana Grill, a 500-seat seafood restaurant in New Orleans, won the first appellate victory for an insured business in a Covid-19 business-interruption case.

Press Releases

James Walson Talks to Channel 9 About Securing a Successful Ruling For Landlord Client

June 22, 2022 — Lowndes attorney Jamie Walson recently spoke to WFTV 9 Orlando about securing a successful ruling for his landlord client that faced a two-year eviction battle with an Orlando production company.

Press Releases

Jake Herrel Appointed to Board of Directors for Orlando Repertory Theatre

June 20, 2022 — Land use attorney Jake Herrel has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Orlando Repertory Theatre.


Lowndes Land Use Group and Four Attorneys Recognized by Chambers and Partners in its 2022 USA Guide

June 13, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America’s leading lawyers for business, has once again recognized several firm practice areas and individual lawyers with top rankings.

Press Releases

Michael Piccolo and Jake Herrel Named Chair and Co-Chair of the Orange County Bar Association Business Law Committee

June 10, 2022 — Michael Piccolo and Jake Herrel become new Chair and Co-Chair of the Orange County Bar Association Business Law Committee.

Events & Presentations

Tara Tedrow, Laura Walda to Speak on Land Development at CREW Orlando

June 03, 2022 — Lowndes Shareholders Tara Tedrow and Laura Walda will be representing Lowndes at 'The Lay of the Land: Navigating Development Challenges'.

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