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Florida Supreme Court: Insurer Bad Faith Not Needed for Attorney’s Fees

SDV Southeast Managing Partner Gregory Podolak has another new article out this week, this one for Insurance Matters, the newsletter of the Florida Bar’s Insurance and Surety Committee:

Florida’s insurance attorney fee recovery statute – Fla. Stat. § 627.428 – has long been a policyholder litigation tool designed to level the playing field between the resource and experience rich insurance industry, and its policyholder counterparts. The latest challenge to its scope went all the way to Tallahassee, with the Supreme Court Justices emphatically reinforcing its broad application.

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Note: the newsletter also contains the article What’s In a Name? Revisiting Wrap-Up “Feasibility” by friend of the firm Kathleen A. Creedon.

 

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Oct 14, 2016
Gregory D. Podolak

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