Florida Panel Reverses Ruling As To Subsurface Repairs In Sinkhole Coverage Suit
Mealey's (April 14, 2016, 2:01 PM EDT) -- LAKELAND, Fla. — A Florida appeals panel on April 13 reversed a lower court’s final judgment to the extent that it awarded insureds monetary damages for subsurface repairs without requiring them to enter into a contract for those repairs in a sinkhole coverage dispute (Citizens Property Insurance Corp. v. Niurka Simoneau, et al., No. 2D14-4183, Fla. App., 2nd Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 5551).
(Opinion available. Document #51-160512-001Z.)
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. appealed the Hillsborough County, Fla., Circuit Court’s final judgment for money damages in favor...