alternative dispute resolution

McFarlane Law offers various dispute resolution services which include pre-suit mediations as well as court ordered mediations. Mediations can be conducted in our home office in Coral Springs Florida or our mediators can travel to locations anywhere in Florida to assist in your dispute resolution needs.  The Firms Alternate Dispute Resolution Division is supervised by Matthew T. Jones, Esq., who has served in various capacities such as President, Vice President and General Counsel of a Florida domestic property and casualty insurance company, third party claims administrator and Managing General underwriter for over the last twenty years.  Mr. Jones is a Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil Certified mediator and has the ability to handle all civil non-domestic disputes ranging from simple negligence claims to complex litigation to include the following areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • General Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Public Transportation
  • Taxi and Livery
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Coverage Issues
  • Cargo Claims
  • Fraud
In addition, because of Mr. Jones' unique area of experience McFarlane Law is able to mediate insurance industry disputes between insurance carriers, agents and reinsurers in the following areas:
  • Reinsurance Disputes
  • Retail Agency Issues
  • Priorities of Coverage Claims
  • Bad Faith between Primary and Excess Insurers
  • Managing General Agency E&O
  • Claims Administrator E&O
  • Program Agreement/Contract Disputes
  • Large Deductible/Self-Insured Retention Issues
  • Premium Finance Company Disputes