Florida Majority Affirms Ruling In Favor Of Insureds In Sinkhole Coverage

Mealey's (January 22, 2016, 2:23 PM EST) -- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A majority of a Florida appeals court on Jan. 22 affirmed a lower court’s ruling in favor of insureds in a coverage dispute arising from alleged sinkhole property damage (Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co. v. Douglas Newell, et al., No. 5D14-1363, Fla. App., 5th Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 829).

(Per curiam opinion available. Document #13-160204-002Z.)

Burden Shifted

Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co. appealed Judge Donald E. Grincewicz of the Orange County, Fla., Circuit Court’s ruling against it in a sinkhole coverage...
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