11th Circ. Seeks Fla. High Court's Input On Insurance Tussle

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 6:03 PM ET) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Friday asked the Florida Supreme Court to weigh in on Washington National Insurance Corp.'s appeal of a summary judgment order against it in a class action over the insurer's denial of home health care benefits.

The federal appeals court certified a question to the state high court, saying that the insurance policies at issue are ambiguous and that Florida law is unsettled on the proper way to resolve the ambiguity.

The suit, filed in December 2008, included two classes of Florida citizens...
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