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A party other than an Inured cannot claim insurance coverage by estoppel due to non comlpiance with the Claims Administration Statute

Submitted by Jessica Gregory on 21 Dec, 2022

Pursuant to Fla. Stat. Ann. § 627.426 (the Claims Administration Statute): (2) A liability insurer shall not be permitted to deny coverage based on a particular coverage defense unless: (a) Within 30 days after the liability insurer knew or should have known of the coverage defense, written notice of reservation…

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The Sixth DCA & Christmas…They will Both be here Soon!

Submitted by Carri Leininger on 03 Nov, 2022

In June of this year, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 7027 creating Chapter 2022-163, which in turn created the Sixth District Court of Appeal.   It will be the first new court since 1979.  The new court will be headquartered in Lakeland, pushing the Second DCA to St. Petersburg.  The Sixth…

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The New MSJ Rule: Its First Year In Review

Submitted by WLC on 03 Nov, 2022

We have been living with the new MSJ rule for more than a year.  Because of its impact on our practice, it is worth reviewing.  Below is a Top 10 list of the most important aspects of this rule: There are 2 sperate opinions establishing the new rule: In re…

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