Insured Failed To Exhaust Administrative Remedy Before Suing Homeowners Insurer
(June 6, 2016, 11:39 AM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida appeals panel found June 1 that an insured failed to exhaust available administrative remedies before filing a class action lawsuit alleging that his homeowners insurer violated a Florida statute by improperly collecting a $25 managing general agent (MGA) fee on all of its insurance policies (People's Trust Insurance Co. v. Josef Pesta, No. 4D15-4035, Fla. App., 4th Dist.; 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 8332).