Panel Certifies Question On Meaning Of ‘Suit’ For Insurance Policy Under Florida Statute
(August 3, 2016, 11:34 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 2 certified a question to the Florida Supreme Court regarding whether the notice and repair process set forth in Florida Statutes Chapter 558 constitutes a “suit” within the meaning of commercial general liability insurance policies (Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Co., No. 15-12816, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14005).
(Opinion available. Document #69-160805-022Z.)
The 11th Circuit found that there is no statutory bar to defense and coverage of Chapter 558...