Florida 4th District Court of Appeal News

Fla. Court Clears Way for Video Recording of Adjuster’s Damage Inspections

Homeowners and public adjusters may now feel a little more emboldened to record an insurance adjuster’s inspection of a home, after a Florida appeals court ruled in favor of the practice last week – the third such ruling in as …

Insurers Win 1 Bad Faith Case, Lose Another Before Fla. Appellate Courts

Remember George Costanza’s trick in “Seinfeld,” the 1990s TV sitcom? When he couldn’t (or didn’t want to) pay his rent or other expense he would conveniently “forget” to sign the check, buying himself a little more time. In a South …

Fla. Appeals Court Finds Insurer Not Prejudiced by 5-Month Wait on Claim Info

A week after a federal court found that waiting two years to file a property claim is too long, a state court reached a different conclusion: Failing to timely file supporting documents on a claim does not necessarily harm the …

Fla. Appellate Court Finds State Farm Can Use Medicare Rules to Reduce Payment in PIP Claim

State Farm was within its rights when it reduced payments in a personal injury protection claim to a medical provider for multiple diagnostic scans that were performed on the same patient during the same visit, the Florida 4th District Court …