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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Florida’s Property Insurance Reform: The Impact on Carriers and Insureds in the State of Florida

The Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 2-A (“SB2A” or the “Act”), which was signed into...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Insurers Take Note: New Changes to Florida Law Mean Changes in Claims Handling & Roof Repairs in the Sunshine State

In an effort to reduce litigation and improve communications between insureds and insurers in the...

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Automatic Liability: New Risk Under California’s Insurance Lapse Protection Statutes

Last year, the Supreme Court of California held that changes in the California Insurance Code’s...

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Legal Update: Recent Changes to Florida Insurance Law and Its Effect on Litigation

It is no secret that Florida’s residential property insurance market has experienced a tumultuous past...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Eleventh Circuit: Disagreement Over Valuation Is Not Per Se Bad Faith

A little more than one year after Progressive scored a bad faith win in Eres...

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Casualty Litigation

The Road to Alignment:  Florida Supreme Court Amends Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.442 to Follow Florida Statute § 768.79 Regarding Nonmonetary Terms in Proposals for Settlement

Effective July 1, 2022, Proposals for Settlement in Florida shall no longer contain nonmonetary terms,...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

McHugh, Thomas, and the Long-Term Risk of California Insurance Code Sections 10113.71 and 10113.72

In 2012, the California Legisla­ture enacted changes to the California Insurance Code that provide protections...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Assignment of Benefits Not Enforceable: Invoice Does not Satisfy Estimate Requirements

Not too long ago, the Florida Legislature passed Section 627.7152 in an attempt to curb...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Courts Across the Country Say Physical Damages are Required to Trigger Business Interruption Claims

Two years ago there was much uncertainty regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic would play out,...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Eleventh Circuit Reverses its Prior Reasoning Finding: Settlement Agreements can now be Basis for a Bad Faith Claim

In Florida, an excess judgment is when the judgment in the case exceeds the policy...

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