Fla. Justices Close Extra Damages Avenue For Policyholders

By Jeff Sistrunk (January 22, 2021, 9:35 PM EST) -- Florida's highest court has shut down a route for policyholders embroiled in property insurance disputes to recover amounts exceeding their policy limits, ruling Thursday in a case involving state-backed Citizens Insurance Corp. that such "consequential damages" can only be sought in actions alleging bad faith and not mere breach of contract suits....

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