Policy Ambiguities Favor Insured, Fla. High Court Says

Law360, Miami (July 8, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday found that an ambiguity existed in a Washington National Insurance Corp. home health care policy under dispute in a federal class action, and told the Eleventh Circuit that under state law, its ruling should thus favor the policyholders.

The Supreme Court's 4-3 decision came in response to the federal appeals court's certified question asking whether an 8 percent “automatic benefit increase percentage” in the limited home health care policy applied to just the policy's daily benefit or also to the...
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