We Know North Florida - It's Different

We Know North Florida - It's Different

We Know North Florida - It's Different

We Know North Florida - It's Different

We Know North Florida - It's Different

Andrews, Crabtree, Knox & Longfellow, LLP

The law firm of Andrews, Crabtree, Knox & Longfellow, LLP, began in March 2000 by the Firm’s founding partners, Jeannette Andrews, Robert Crabtree and Craig Knox.  In October 2016, the law firm changed its name to include partner Joe Longfellow’s name to it.  From the beginning, the Firm has continued to grow and provide insurance defense representation to clients throughout Florida and South Georgia.

Since its formation, the Firm has developed a reputation of aggressive, thorough, and efficient defense of its clients in furtherance of each client's individual needs, including trial and appellate representation. The Firm has been recognized since 2003 by the Martindale-Hubbell law directory in its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in Florida and maintains an AV@ rating from the directory. This rating, which is based on the confidential opinions of bar members and the judiciary, indicates that Andrews, Crabtree, Knox & Longfellow, LLP, has reached the height of professional ability and is recognized for adherence to the highest ethical standards. Most of our attorneys have received AV Peer Review Ratings* throughout Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability, among many other honors and awards.

Although each attorney possesses specific areas of expertise, the Firm maintains various areas of practice. The Firm provides representation in the defense areas of professional liability, premises liability, automobile and general liability, commercial general liability, and insurance coverage, as well as specialty related areas of medical malpractice, nursing home/ALF defense, hospital liability, construction litigation, environmental damage, other professional errors and omissions, products liability, and workers' compensation. The Firm’s members participate in many legal, professional, civic, and charitable organizations and associations, including The Council on Litigation Management.

The Firm is well positioned, both in its level of experience and its location in Tallahassee, to serve the needs of its clients throughout Florida and South Georgia.

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Recent News

Riley Landy joins Andrews, Crabtree, Knox & Longfellow

July 6, 2020

Andrews, Crabtree, Knox & Longfellow, LLP adds its 7th attorney with the addition of Riley Landy. She has extensive litigation experience dealing with civil rights , employment law, premises liability, construction litigation, other general liability and representing state agencies. 


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Understanding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

April 3, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law, effective April 1, 2020.  The FFCRA incorporates several other federal labor and employment regulations by reference and contains several provisions aimed at mitigating the catastrophic effects of the current health pandemic on Americans. The FFCRA contains provisions concerning emergency preparedness and response to coronavirus, nutrition waivers, an Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA), emergency unemployment insurance stabilization and access, an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA), certain health provisions, tax credits for employers who pay sick and family medical leave to employees, and budgetary effects. 


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Florida Legislature looking to change the Amount of Medical Expenses a plaintiff can present to a Jury

February 6, 2020

The Florida Senate Judiciary Committee is reviewing a proposal to add language to § 768.042, Florida Statutes, that is intended to limit the amount of medical expenses that can be presented to a jury.  SB 1668 is a proposed bill to limit or address the issue of phantom damages regarding past, present and future medical expenses awarded in personal injury cases.


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Florida 3rd DCA re-affirms constitutionality of Med Mal Arbitration Caps

January 31, 2020

On December 18, 2019, the Florida Third District Court of Appeal in Poole, M.D. v. DeFranko, 2019 WL 6884501 (Dec.  18, 2019), affirmed the constitutionality of the noneconomic damage limitations set forth in the medical malpractice arbitration statutes—Fla. Stat. §§ 766.207 and 766.209.  In those sections, the Florida Legislature limited the damages in medical malpractice cases where a presuit offer to arbitration is either accepted or rejected.


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Tallahassee FL 32309

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