• Frequently Asked Questions

    • What Types of Cases are Handled by Gunn Law Group, P.A.?
      Gunn Law Group, P.A. primarily handles catastrophic injury, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith claims.
    • Why Choose Gunn Law Group, P.A.?
      Our experience and skill set us apart from other law firms. Attorney Lee Gunn has practiced law since 1983 and has been a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1990. Mr. Gunn defended hospitals, major corporations, and insurance carriers for 17 years before switching to plaintiff representation in 2000. Ever since, he and our dedicated team of attorneys and staff have been entrusted by referring attorneys throughout Florida with some of their most difficult cases. Attorney Gunn has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries on behalf of its clients, holds an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubble®, and has been rated among the best top tier lawyers in Florida by U.S. News. Some of our lawyers have been recognized by Florida’s Super Lawyers®, Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite,” and U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers®.
    • I Think I Have a Claim and Would Like Gunn Law Group, P.A. to Evaluate My Case — How Should I Proceed?
      You can call us by dialing (813) 993-1448 or by scrolling to fill out an online contact form. Initial consultations with our firm are always free.
    • How Does Gunn Law Group, P.A. Arrange Payments for Its Legal Services?
      Once we have accepted a case, we offer contingency fee agreements to the majority of our clients. A contingency fee is a fee that is charged as a percentage of the total recovery obtained, and it is not collected unless we win a recovery, such as a settlement agreement or jury award. This percentage is explained and agreed upon before we begin to work for you. The percentage may vary depending on the type of claim, the stage at which we are retained to help you, and the overall complexity of your claim. In Florida, contingency fee contracts are regulated by the Florida Supreme Court and attorneys are prohibited from charging an excessive fee. We encourage you to read the Clients Bill of Rights, which is a disclosure form required by The Florida Bar for clients retaining an attorney on a contingent fee contract.
    • Will I Owe Gunn Law Group, P.A. Anything If I Lose?
      If we are retained on a full contingency fee basis and do not obtain a recovery for you, then you do not pay us a fee for our services or repay any advanced costs associated with your casework.
    • How Does an Insurance Company Commit "Bad Faith" That Warrants a Lawsuit?
      When an insurance company fails to honor the obligations in an insurance contract or fails to perform some other responsibility imposed by law, then you may have a case against the insurance company for “bad faith.” Bad faith insurance conduct can include the insurer’s failure to settle a claim made against you if you are at fault in an accident, efforts to delay the payment of claims, failure to investigate claims properly and in a timely manner, wrongful denial of claims, failure to pay the real value of your claims, or another failure to recognize rights under an insurance policy. Insurance bad faith can be “first party” (money due to you) or “third party” (money paid to an injured person to avoid the insured being sued).
    • What Should I Do If I Believe I Have a Claim for Insurance Bad Faith?
      You should not hesitate to seek the assistance of a qualified and competent attorney from Gunn Law Group, P.A. by calling (813) 993-1448.
    • What Damages are Recoverable for Insurance Bad Faith?
      Generally, the damages include all harm done by the insurer’s failure to perform the adjustment of a loss “in good faith.” In some cases, your own attorney’s fees are recoverable, too. In rare instances of egregious and outrageous misconduct, punitive damages may be recoverable. If you are sued because the insurer did not settle with a claimant when “it could and should have done so,” then the insurer, not you, may be required to pay the total amount of the judgment, and not just the policy limits you purchased.
    • How Long Do I Have to Bring a Claim or Suit?
      The statutes of limitations in Florida varies depending on the type of case you need to file. For example, personal injury claims are usually limited to four years, starting at the date of the injury or accident. Medical malpractice claims can be limited to only two years, though. It is best to consult with an attorney as soon as possible after an accident that leaves you injured.