Insurance Coverage

  • ILLUSORY INSURANCE COVERAGE: REAL OR UNREAL?

    … in one section but then excludes the same coverage in another section, the coverage would be deemed illusory. Id. quoting Tire Kingdom, Inc. v. First S. Ins. Co., 573 So.2d 885, 887 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990). An illusory policy was found in the following examples: (a) a policy covered certain intentional torts but then excluded intended acts; (b) a policy…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 12 readers -
  • TIMELY WRITTEN NOTICE TO INSURER AND COOPERATING WITH INSURER

    … I harp on notifying a liability insurer in writing once a claim is asserted against you. As soon as possible. I harp on this because as an insured you want to remove any doubt or argument that the insurer was prejudiced due to a lack of timely notice. In a recent opinion, Zurich American Insurance Co. v. European Tile and Floors, Inc., 2017…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 12 readers -
  • EXAMPLE OF IMPORTANCE SUPPORTING THEME FOR INSURANCE COVERAGE

    … The case of Divine Motel Group, LLC v. Rockhill Ins. Co., 2016 WL 3902041 (11th Cir. 2016) illustrates the importance of presenting and supporting your theme for insurance coverage. This theme needs to be well thought out and considered in the context of maximizing insurance coverage. Otherwise, you are navigating in the world of insurance…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 18 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!