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Jany Martinez-Ward, left, and Gregory Ward, right, founding partners of The Ward Law Group. Courtesy photo. Jany Martinez-Ward, left, and Gregory Ward, right, founding partners of The Ward Law Group. Courtesy photo.

When negotiations for an elderly client whose neck was broken in a car crash coincided with nationwide closures over the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Jany Martinez-Ward and Gregory Ward of The Ward Law Group had their work cut out for them.

In the weeks before obtaining a $1.15 million pre-suit settlement, they claim one insurer refused to adjust the claim, deeming it ”too complicated” to process during the virus outbreak.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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