Storming Into Summer With Big Fla. Insurance Decisions

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 12:27 PM EDT) -- Just in time for hurricane season, the Florida Supreme Court has issued an opinion clarifying the state’s law on a number of important insurance issues, including whether Florida recognizes an implied warranty of good faith and fair dealing in the first-party context, and whether an insurer’s failure to comply with the language and type-size requirements established under Florida statute section 627.701(4)(a) for hurricane deductibles negates the deductible provisions. QBE Insurance Corp. v. Chalfonte Condominium Apartment Association, No. SC09-441 (May 31, 2012).

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