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Insureds: Respondent’s Conduct Exacerbates State’s ‘Catastrophic Sinkhole Problem’

(September 23, 2015, 1:27 PM EDT) -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida insureds recently argued to the Florida Supreme Court that an appeals court erred when it reversed a lower court's order confirming a $130,600 appraisal award against the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA) in a sinkhole coverage dispute, contending that Florida Statutes, Section 631.54(3)(c) would be unconstitutional as applied to their sinkhole claim (Florida Insurance Guaranty v. Leandro de la Fuente, et al., No. 15-519, Fla. Sup.).

(Initial brief of petitioners available. Document #50-150924-019B).

Leandro de la Fuente and Ana Delia Garcia sought...
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