Allstate Beats Suit Over High Premiums At 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 3:51 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday refused to revive a putative class action claiming Allstate Floridian Insurance Co. charged excessive premiums to customers following severe hurricanes in 2004 and 2005, finding the plaintiffs' challenge to the lower court ruling was improper.

In a published opinion, the appeals court upheld the dismissal because lawyers for plaintiffs Teresa and David Sapuppo did not challenge the alternative reasons the lower court gave for tossing their putative class action against Allstate. In the suit, the Sapuppos sought to force the insurer...
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