Appeals Court Affirms Couple’s Attorney Fees Award For Defending Counterclaim

(October 15, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT) -- MIAMI — A Florida appellate panel on Oct. 14 affirmed a trial court judge’s decision to award attorney fees to a couple for successfully defending against their insurer’s counterclaim that they were unjustly enriched when receiving a $28,000 payout for a water damages loss claim even though a jury also found in favor of the insurer on its argument that the couple made misrepresentations when submitting the claim (Citizens Property Insurance Corp. v. Ernesto Bascuas, et al., No. 3D14-2434, 3D14-1549, Fla. App., 3rd Dist.; 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 15138)....

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