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.

Areas of Practice

Property Damage

Insurance Defense

Business Disputes

Personal Injury


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1 September 2015, 4:00 am

LettersReciprocity Florida lawyers have a long and disgraceful tradition of restraining trade. Most Florida lawyers would restrict all law school admissions in Florida except for their kids and grand- children. They used every con this side of Mr. Ponzi to keep FSU from having a law school. They were against black and female lawyers, not because they were more racist or sexist than most, but because they didn’t want the competitors. They would ban lawyer ads if they could get away with it and now they rai. . . ...

Attorney's Exchange

1 September 2015, 4:00 am

Grossman, Furlow and Bayó, LLC represents professional licensees and regulated entities in Florida regulatory matters, with emphasis on the representation of applicants for licensure or permits, as well as licensees and regulated entities facing investigations, disciplinary or enforcement actions before the Department of Health, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the Agency for Health Care Administration and other agencies. We are available to consult with criminal defense attorneys repre. . . ...

PDF/A to be the standard for all e-filed documents

1 September 2015, 4:00 am

PDF/A to be the standard for all e-filed documentsBy Gary BlankenshipSenior Editor In a move that will eventually have repercussions for lawyers when they electronically file documents with the court system, the Florida Courts Technology Commission has designated the document format known as PDF/A as the way electronic court records should be stored. PDF/A will allow stored documents to be electronically searched, and viewers will be able to cut and paste from them into new documents. Most clerks of courts . . . ...

Second Circuit needs a judge

1 September 2015, 4:00 am

Second Circuit needs a judge The Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications to fill a circuit vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Frank E. Sheffield. Applicants must have been members of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, registered voters, and residents of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time of assuming office. Applications can be downloaded from The Florida Bar at www.floridabar.org. Applicants are requested to provide the JNC with the. . . ...

Open hearing will explore reciprocity

1 September 2015, 4:00 am

Open hearing will explore reciprocityBy Mark KillianManaging Editor The Florida Bar will host an open hearing for Bar members on Friday, September 18 at 1 p.m., at the Tampa Airport Marriott, with the goal of providing an opportunity for member feedback on admission by motion and reciprocity This forum will coincide with The Florida Bar Fall Meeting of Rules and Other Select Committees, September 16-19, and is part of the broader effort to discuss Vision 2016, a comprehensive study addressing the future pract. . . ...

FCTC to create way for judges and lawyers to exchange proposed orders

1 September 2015, 4:00 am

FCTC to create way for judges and lawyers to exchange proposed orders With most circuits indicating an interest, the Florida Courts Technology Commission is asking that the statewide e-filing portal for the court system incorporate a way for judges and lawyers to exchange proposed orders. The FCTC, charged with overseeing technology matters for the state court system, voted at its August 7 meeting in Tampa that the Florida Courts E-Filing Authority, which manages the portal, create a way for judges and lawy. . . ...