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  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals rules that stranger-originated life insurance is incontestable two years after issuance date
    Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals rules that stranger-originated life insurance is incontestable two years after issuance date

    On January 25, 2017, in Pruco Life Insurance Company v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 13-12135, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that a stranger-originated life insurance policy (a policy ...

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  • Fifth District Court of Appeal reverses a judgment in favor of medical negligence plaintiff and remands for new trial because of erroneous admission of surprise testimony from plaintiff's expert
    Fifth District Court of Appeal reverses a judgment in favor of medical negligence plaintiff and remands for new trial because of erroneous admission of surprise testimony from plaintiff's expert

    On January 20, 2017, in Doctors Company v. Plummer (Case No, 5D15-1963), the Fifth DCA reversed a judgment in a favor of medical negligence plaintiff and remanded for new trial because of an erroneous ...

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  • Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses trial court's finding that party's proposal for settlement was ambiguous and unenforceable
    Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses trial court's finding that party's proposal for settlement was ambiguous and unenforceable

    On January 4, 2017, in Kiefer v. Sunset Beach Investments, LLC, No. 4D16-707, the Fourth DCA reversed a trial court's finding that a defendant's proposal for settlement in a professional negligence ...

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  • Fourth District Court of Appeal holds that insurer did not exercise bad faith in failing to settle claim because the insurer's actions at most amounted to negligence rather than bad faith
    Fourth District Court of Appeal holds that insurer did not exercise bad faith in failing to settle claim because the insurer's actions at most amounted to negligence rather than bad faith

    On January 4, 2017, in Geico General Insurance Company v. Harvey (No. 4D15-4724), the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's denial of defendant's directed verdict motion in a ...

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  • Fourth DCA rules that unlicensed engineer intern not properly subject to claim for professional negligence
    Fourth DCA rules that unlicensed engineer intern not properly subject to claim for professional negligence

    On January 4, 2017, in Sunset Beach Investments, LLC v. Kimley-Horn and Associates, LLC (No. 4D15-4425), the Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court ruling dismissing a professional ...

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  • Fourth DCA rules that failure to state whether attorney's fee were part of claim in proposal for settlement did not make proposal invalid because plaintiff had not sought attorney's fees in complaint
    Fourth DCA rules that failure to state whether attorney's fee were part of claim in proposal for settlement did not make proposal invalid because plaintiff had not sought attorney's fees in complaint

    On January 4, 2017, in American Home Assurance Company v. D'Agostino, the Fourth DCA ruled that a defendant insurance company's failure to include a provision addressing attorney's fees in a proposal ...

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