Category: Legal Analysis

New 4th DCA Opinion: Providing Late Notice of Right to Mediation Contravenes the Purpose of the Statute But Early Notice May Not

May 10, 2023 | Category Articles, Insurance Claims, Legal Analysis | By

A recently issued Opinion from the Fourth District Court of Appeal reviews whether providing notice of the right to mediation prior to a dispute waives the right to appraisal. In Grnja v. People’s Trust Insurance Company, after the insureds submitted their claim for damage sustained Dec 2021, People’s Trust (PTI) […]

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Florida’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee Issues Opinion Regarding Judges Presiding Over Insurance-Related Cases Who Have Also Filed A Hurricane Insurance Claim

Feb 6, 2023 | Category Articles, Insurance Claims, Legal Analysis | By

Florida’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee issued an opinion concerning Florida judges presiding over hurricane-related civil insurance cases who have also submitted a hurricane-related insurance claim. Under what circumstances must judges disclose and/or recuse themselves from hurricane-related cases when they have filed an insurance claim with an insurance company that also […]

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Analyzing the CRN

Nov 28, 2022 | Category Articles, Legal Analysis, News | By

What Do Florida Courts Think About Throwing In the Kitchen Sink? Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal has spoken on the hot topic of CRN sufficiency and the requisite level of specificity. On November 14, 2022, it decided whether the trial court’s entry of final summary judgment in favor of […]

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