Insurer Is Not Entitled To Collect Attorney Fees, Florida Federal Judge Says
Mealey's (October 31, 2016, 2:52 PM EDT) -- TAMPA, Fla. — A disability insurer is not entitled to collect more than $48,000 in attorney fees against a claimant because the claimant’s suit was not frivolous and the claimant was partially successful in his bid to recover disability benefits, a Florida federal judge said Oct. 20 (Kristian Horneland v. United of Omaha Life Insurance Co., No. 15-1703, M.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145405).
(Opinion available. Document #17-161114-017Z.)
Kristian Horneland began his employment with Thorntons Inc. as a real estate manager on March 12, 2012. ...