Fla. Mayor Urges Town To Sue Insurer For His Atty Fees

Law360, Miami (October 1, 2015, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The mayor of Miami Lakes, Florida, who has sued the town for millions of dollars in legal fees he incurred in his successful defense of federal criminal charges and fight to regain his position, urged the town Thursday to take legal action against its insurer.

Mayor Michael A. Pizzi Jr. said in a statement issued through his personal counsel that he had just learned that the town's insurance carrier, Preferred Governmental Insurance Trust, informed the town that it is denying coverage of what the mayor describes as a legally required claim for litigation costs stemming from his defense of federal bribery...

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