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“No-Fault” and “Full Coverage” Two Frequent Misnomers of Auto Insurance in Florida

Two terms used interchangeably from clients regarding their auto insurance are “No-Fault” and “Full Coverage”.  These terms are frequently misunderstood. What do they really mean? Florida is a “No-Fault” State. What does this really mean? Many assume that because Florida is called a “No-Fault” state, this means that no party [...]

By |2022-11-04T19:37:03+00:00October 31st, 2022|

Beggs & Lane Welcomes Carllee J. Godwin

Carllee J. Godwin Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that Carllee J. Godwin has joined the firm as an associate in the Pensacola office. Ms. Godwin previously interned with the firm during her time at the University of West Florida while she was earning her B.A. degree.  She also [...]

By |2023-04-12T14:14:26+00:00October 21st, 2022|

Beggs & Lane Welcomes James Hays Mathis Jr.

James Hays Mathis Jr. Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that James Hays Mathis Jr. has joined the firm as an associate and manager of the firm's Destin office. Hays represents individuals and businesses in general civil litigation, probate litigation, and catastrophic injury litigation. Hays has been practicing law [...]

By |2023-04-12T14:20:14+00:00October 21st, 2022|

Florida Minimum Wage Increase Effective September 30, 2022

Effective September 30, 2022, Florida’s minimum hourly wage increased from $10 per hour to $11 per hour for standard employees.  For qualified tipped employees, the minimum hourly wage increased from $6.98 per hour to $7.98 per hour.  Florida’s minimum hourly wage will continue to increase by $1 each year until [...]

By |2022-10-21T20:05:08+00:00September 30th, 2022|

Beggs & Lane Attorneys Receive Positive Appeal Opinion

John H. Adams, Cecily Parker Congratulations to Beggs & Lane attorneys John H. Adams and Cecily Parker for their recent appellate victory in a contested probate matter before the Florida First District Court of Appeal. John and Cecily’s client petitioned the probate court to appoint his mother’s longtime friend and [...]

By |2023-04-12T14:18:48+00:00August 22nd, 2022|

Beggs & Lane Welcomes J. Jerome Miller

J. Jerome Miller Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce J. Jerome (Jerry) Miller has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Destin office, where his practice will focus on estate planning, probate and trust administration, elder law, guardianship, and local government law. Prior to joining the firm, Jerry [...]

By |2023-04-12T14:19:31+00:00August 1st, 2022|

Unanimous Not Guilty Verdict for Beggs & Lane Client

  David L. McGee, Matthew P. Massey Congratulations to Beggs & Lane’s outstanding defense team of David L. McGee and Matthew P. Massey. After a week-long trial in Federal Court, 12 jurors unanimously exonerated our physician client of charges brought by the U.S. Attorney’s office.  The government had charged our [...]

By |2023-09-18T04:47:37+00:00July 29th, 2022|


Pensacola – June 2, 2022 – Beggs & Lane, R.L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Steve Griffin and Ed Holland have both been awarded top rankings in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA for their expertise in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources law. Published annually, the Chambers USA [...]

By |2022-06-02T14:09:46+00:00June 2nd, 2022|

Stephen D. Wilson Appointed to International Trademark Association (INTA) Advertising and Marketing Associations Subcommittee

          The International Trademark Association (INTA) has appointed Stephen D. Wilson to the INTA Advertising and Marketing Associations Subcommittee for the 2022-2023 term. Mr. Wilson also serves on the INTA Building Bridges Committee, and previously served on the INTA Enforcement Committee and INTA Judicial Administration & [...]

By |2022-09-29T16:11:56+00:00March 29th, 2022|
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