Florida Panel Grants Rehearing, Modifies Opinion In Hurricane Wilma Dispute

(March 24, 2016, 2:58 PM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida appeals panel on March 23 granted an insurer’s motion to rehear an appraisal dispute over Hurricane Wilma damage, modifying its ruling to hold that the notice requirement in Florida Statutes Subsection 627.7015(2) does not ripen until the insurer is on notice that there is a dispute relating to a material fact issue (State Farm Florida Insurance Co. v. Lime Bay Condominium, Inc., No. 4D13-4802, Fla. App., 4th Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 4529).

(Opinion available. Document #51-160414-009Z.)

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