Fla. Court Affirms Insurer Win In Hurricane Wilma Suit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court refused Wednesday to reopen a breach of contract suit contending Citizens Property Insurance Corp. failed to address a property owner's hurricane damage claim, saying a trial court ruling must stand even though the lower court relied on a "misplaced" case.

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit had granted Citizens summary judgment because the property owner who filed a claim over damage he suffered from 2005's Hurricane Wilma waited nearly four years to alert the insurance company. The Third District Court of Appeal upheld the...
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