About Us

Matt Hellman, P.A. is mid-sized trial law firm focusing on insurance defense, homeowner insurance claims, and personal injury cases. Our firm delivers thorough and highly skilled representation to our clients throughout South Florida, with a concentration in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties.




At Matt Hellman, P.A., we encourage all of our clients to speak freely with us. We believe that effective representation and thorough analysis of your case can only take place in an atmosphere of open and honest communication. We also stress the importance of providing our clients with a straightforward analysis of their case. You have a right to depend on your attorney for an honest and accurate assessment of the viability and value of your claims. Our lawyers will advise you of whether your case is trial worthy and prepare your case to be tried if an amiable resolution cannot be reached. At Matt Hellman, P.A., we will provide you with a clear assessment of your case, neither making unrealistic promises nor understating the difficulties that may lie ahead.

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Property Damage

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Business Disputes

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RPPTL offers young lawyer fellowships

1 April 2015, 4:00 am

RPPTL offers young lawyer fellowships The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section is now accepting applications to its fellowship program aimed at recruiting young practitioners to the Bar’s largest and oldest section. The fellowship program allows individuals to be substantially involved in the section’s work, receive leadership training, and work closely with leading attorneys in their field. “It is our desire that through this program the section will cultivate and develop future leaders to continue. . . ...

Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure

1 April 2015, 4:00 am

Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure The Florida Supreme Court recently adopted amendments to Florida Rules of Civil Procedure 1.490 (Magistrates) and 1.491 (General Magistrates for Residential Foreclosure Matters), as proposed by The Florida Bar’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee. The Court invites all interested persons to comment on the amendments, which are reproduced in full below, as well as online at http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/opinions.shtml. All comments must be filed with th. . . ...

Annual Bar Rules Proposals

1 April 2015, 4:00 am

Annual Bar Rules ProposalsThe Board of Governors of The Florida Bar gives notice of filing with the Supreme Court of Florida on or about May 1, 2015, a petition to amend the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. The full text of the proposed amendments is printed below. A copy of the proposed amendments may be requested by contacting the Rules Administrative Coordinator, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson St., Tallahassee 32399-2300 or calling (850) 561-5600, ext. 5751. Members who desire to comment on these p. . . ...

Bill would require unanimity in death penalty cases

1 April 2015, 4:00 am

Bill would require unanimity in death penalty casesBy Jan PudlowSenior Editor Calling it an “agonizing decision,” former prosecutor Rob Bradley gave his “yes” vote when the Senate Criminal Justice Committee favorably reported out a bill that would remove Florida as an outlier state and require jurors to be unanimous when voting for the death penalty in capital cases. “Any time dealing with the death penalty, my first thought . . . is that there is someone who died unnecessarily, often horribly, and they ha. . . ...

Amended jury instruction concerning discharging a firearm

1 April 2015, 4:00 am

Amended jury instruction concerning discharging a firearmThe Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases submits the following amended instruction to the Florida Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases for comment. The committee proposes the following: 10.6 – DISCHARGING A FIREARM [IN PUBLIC] [ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY]The committee invites all interested persons to comment on the proposals, reproduced in full below. Comments must be received by the committee in either elec. . . ...

A crash course for representing child survivors of human trafficking

1 April 2015, 4:00 am

A crash course for representing child survivors of human traffickingBy Jan PudlowSenior Editor We cringe hearing sad stories of Florida’s human trafficking victims. Poor women lured from Guatemala with false promises of good jobs, only to be imprisoned as prostitutes, forced to pay off their “debt” to get to the United States. A teen from Eastern Europe who thinks she will work as a maid at a luxury beach hotel, only to be trapped into working at a strip club. But some modern-day slaves — exploited in t. . . ...