Panel: Court Should Have Required Insureds To Enter Subsurface Repair Contract

Mealey's (April 29, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT) -- LAKELAND, Fla. — A Florida appeals panel on April 29 reversed a lower court’s final judgment in favor of insureds in a sinkhole coverage dispute to the extent that it awarded money damages for subsurface repairs without requiring the insureds to enter into a contract for those repairs, further reversing the court’s prejudgment interest award (Citizens Property Insurance Corp. v. Migdalia Cabrera, et al., No. 2D14-4337, Fla. App., 2nd Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 6529).

(Opinion available. Document #51-160512-005Z.)

Citizens Property Insurance Corp. appealed Hillsborough County...
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