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Florida Supreme Court Upholds Award of Attorney’s Fees in First-Party Insurance Claim

In a recent holding, the Florida Supreme Court held that an insured was entitled to an award of attorney's fees under Section 627.428 of the Florida Statutes based on a property insurer's tender of policy benefits for a Florida property damage claim, after the insured filed a lawsuit based on the insurer's initial denial of

USAA Settles Florida Auto Insurance Class Action Lawsuit for $39 Million

USAA has agreed to pay $39 million to settle a Florida class action lawsuit that contested the way the insurer reimbursed customers for claims where an insured’s vehicle was totaled in a Florida car accident. It was alleged that USAA was making payments to insureds to buy new vehicles after a Florida car accident, but

Feel Like Your Car Insurance Company Isn’t on Your Side? You Have Options.

The State of Florida requires that anyone driving a vehicle on Florida roads must maintain certain levels of insurance coverage. Namely, you are required, at minimum, to carry $10,000 in personal injury protection (“PIP” or “No-Fault”) and $10,000 in property damage liability coverage. If you’ve ever been in a Florida car accident, you may have