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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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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

OIR Approves Binding Arbitration and Waiver of Entitlement to Relating Attorney Fees

American Integrity is the first insurance carrier to implement binding arbitration language and a waiver...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Fourth DCA’s Decision on Assignment of Benefits May be Beneficial to Insurance Carriers Seeking Compliance with Section 627.70152

Section 627.7152, Florida Statutes went into effect on July 1, 2019 and regulates assignment of...

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Appellate

4th DCA Judge Calls for Reform of Proposal for Settlement Rule and Statute – RE: Ambiguity

On February 16, 2022, the Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of an...

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