The Fifth District Court of Appeal Recently Found an Ambiguity in Gulfstream Insurance Company’s Insurance Policy

Oct 17, 2014 | Category Legal Analysis | By

The Fifth District Court of Appeal recently held in Heylin v. Gulfstream Property & Casualty Insurance Company that the insurance policy’s severability clause and the intentional-act exclusion created an ambiguity that requires that the insurance policy be resolved in the insured’s favor.  A copy of the decision can be accessed here.  As […]

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Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois v. Beare

Oct 7, 2014 | Category Legal Analysis | By

On September 17, 2014 the Fourth District Court of Appeal explained that a trial court can abate a bad faith action that is brought before an underinsured motorist claim is resolved.  A full copy of the Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois v. Beare opinion can be accessed here. Unlike other claims, a […]

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Lawsuits Filed for Water Damage Claims Wrongfully Denied

Sep 17, 2014 | Category Articles | By

On September 16, 2014 STURBLE, P.A. filed lawsuits against insurers who improperly denied homeowners’ insurance claims for water damages.  In one case, a home sustained substantial damage after a pipe located underneath the foundation broke.  The homeowner contacted a plumber who had to create holes in the flooring to access […]

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