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Fla. Condo Wants Insurer to Dig It Out Of $25M Sinkhole Loss

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 9:33 PM EDT) -- A Florida condominium association filed suit Thursday in federal court in Tampa against Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. over the insurer's refusal to cover a $25 million claim for alleged sinkhole damage, arguing that the denial was based on insufficient testing of the property.

Autumnwood Grove Condominium Association Inc. claims that nearly 40 buildings at the Lakeland, Florida, development suffered interior and exterior cracking on Sept. 20, 2013, “potentially [as] the result of a sinkhole.”

It accused the Pennsylvania-based insurer of breach of contract, saying its policy...
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Case Information

Case Title

Autumnwood Grove Condominium Association, Inc. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company

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Florida Middle

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Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell

Date Filed

September 13, 2018

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