Florida District Court of Appeal Restricts UM Insurer’s Ability to Limit Evidence of Insured’s Medical Special Damages To Amounts Paid by Private Health Insurer

In Nationwide Mutual Fire Ins. Co. v. Harrell, ___ So. 3d ___, 35 Fla. L. Weekly D2873a (Fla. 1st DCA Dec. 21, 2010), the court held that the insured, in an action against her uninsured motorist insurer, was entitled to submit to the jury the gross amount of her medical bills, instead of the lesser […]

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Middle District Slams Bad Faith “Set-ups”

In Noonan v. Vermont Mutual Ins. Co., ___ F. Supp. 2d ___, (M.D. Fla. Slip Op. Case No. 6:10-cv-512-Orl-31KRS Nov. 15, 2010), Judge Gregory Presnell of the Middle District granted summary judgment to an excess insurer that did not tender its policy limit until almost 11 months after the serious bodily injury giving rise to […]

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