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HTMLFlorida Supreme Court Rules that in a UM Case the Insurer is Bound by the Damages Found in the UM Case and that Trial Court may Reserve Jurisdiction in Judgment to Allow Plaintiff to Amend to Add Bad Faith Claim
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2016, previously published on February 26, 2016
On February 25, 2016, in the case of Fridman v. Safeco Ins. Co. of Illinois, Case No. SC13-1607, the Florida Supreme Court issued a very significant ruling concerning the timing and procedure for bad faith claims inninsured/underinsured motorist (UM) cases. At issue in the case was whether the...

 

HTMLFlorida Supreme Court Accepts Jurisdiction in Case Involving Interpretation of PIP Policy’s Election to Reimburse Providers Pursuant to Medicare Fee Schedule
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2016, previously published on January 25, 2016
On January 19, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction in the case of Allstate Insurance Company v. Orthopedic Specialists, Case No. SC15-2298. The court ordered the parties to file briefs and stated that oral argument would be set by separate order.

 

HTMLThird District Rules that Failure to Notify PIP Insurer of Provider’s Bill Results in no Benefits for PIP or Medical Payments Coverage
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 15, 2015
On October 14, 2015, the Third District Court of Appeal issued its opinion in State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Gonzalez, Case No. 3D14-2290, ruling that, since the insurance company did not receive timely notice of a provider’s claim for benefits, there was no entitlement to...

 

HTMLFifth District Rules that Emergency Provider Bills are Subject to the Policy Deductible
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 16, 2015
On October 16, 2015, the Fifth District Court of Appeal issued its Opinion in Mercury Insurance Co. of Florida v. Emergency Physicians of Central Florida, Case No. 5D15-1064, ruling that policy deductibles are to be applied to emergency provider bills.

 

HTMLFlorida Supreme Court rules that evidence of future Medicare or Medicaid benefits is inadmissible at trial
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 15, 2015
The Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion on October 15, 2015 in Joerg v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., No. SC13-1768, in which it considered the admissibility of evidence regarding future Medicare benefits under the collateral source rule, and receded from its prior position in...

 

HTMLFifth District Court of Appeal Reverses Volusia County Circuit Court’s Order Dismissing with Prejudice Common Law Indemnity and Common Law Subrogation Claims
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on August 4, 2015
The Fifth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion on July 31, 2015 in a case argued by our firm, Florida Peninsula Insurance Company v. Ken Mullen Plumbing, Inc. et al., Case No. 5D14-3480, in which it considered whether the trial court had erred in dismissing with prejudice Florida Peninsula...

 

HTMLFourth District Court of Appeal Declares Medical Malpractice Cap Unconstitutional
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 8, 2015
On July 1, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued its opinion in North Broward Hospital District v. Kalitan, Case Nos. 4D11-4806, 4D11-4833 and 4D11-4834, finding the statutory cap on noneconomic damages unconstitutional in medical malpractice personal injury actions.

 

HTMLThird District Court of Appeal Reverses Miami-Dade Circuit Court's Order Finding the Workers' Compensation Immunity Statute Unconstitutional
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 24, 2015
The Third District Court of Appeal issued it opinion today in State v. Florida Workers' Advocates, et al., Case No. 3D14-2062, in which it considered the issue of whether Florida Statute 440.11, the workers' compensation immunity statute, was unconstitutional. The appellate court did not reach the...

 

HTMLFlorida Supreme Court Rules that Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Cannot be Sued for Bad Faith
Conroy Simberg;
Legal Alert/Article
June 1, 2015, previously published on May 15, 2015
On May 14, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in Citizens Property Insurance Corp. v. Perdido Sun Condominium Association, Inc., Case No. SC14-185, ruling that Citizens, the state-created entity that provides property insurance, is not liable for statutory first-party bad faith...