Circuit Reverses Ruling In Insurance Class Action

Law360, New York (January 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate court has brought back to life a proposed class action suit against Foremost Insurance Co., ruling that claims from insurance policyholders whose property was damaged in 2004 Florida hurricanes should be heard by the district court.

On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed a November 2006 order that ruled Dale and Diane Mills lacked standing to bring claims against Foremost. The Florida couple alleged, on behalf of themselves and a class of Florida policyholders, that the insurance company failed...
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