Panel Quashes Abatement Order In Insureds’ Breach Of Contract Lawsuit

Mealey's (June 3, 2016, 12:34 PM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A trial judge erred in granting an abatement order in a breach of contract lawsuit between insureds and their homeowners insurer, a Florida appeals panel ruled June 1, quashing the order and remanding for further proceedings (Raymond Diaz and Surey Diaz v. Florida Peninsula Insurance Co., No. 4D15-3283, Fla. App., 4th Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 8341).

(Opinion available. Document #69-160701-002Z.)

Raymond and Surey Diaz submitted a claim to Florida Peninsula Insurance Co. (FPIC) under a homeowners insurance policy, which provided...
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