Tag Archives: Late Notice

Insured Fails To Rebut Presumption Of Prejudice: Florida Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment To Insurer On Late Notice Wilma Claim

As we have indicated in prior blog posts on the Soronson, Slominski, and 1500 Coral Towers cases, late notice issues have been cropping up consistently in Florida in the context of Hurricane Wilma claims being reported years after the storm. Although the above-cases were decided by Florida appellate courts, the latest case to address Florida law … Continue Reading

Late Notice and Prejudice: Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal Finds Insufficient Evidence To Rebut Presumption Of Prejudice To Insurer

Late notice issues have been cropping up consistently in the Florida appellate courts in the context of Hurricane Wilma claims being reported years after the storm.  The latest decision, Slominski v. Citizens Property Ins. Corp., 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 16730 (Fla. 4th DCA Oct. 3, 2012) attempts to reconcile other recent Fourth District opinions. In Slominski, … Continue Reading

Seventh Circuit Affirms Continuous Trigger Applicable In First Party Policy and Insurer’s Bad Faith Denial of Coverage Under Wisconsin Law

When a loss arguably spans more than one policy period (the time period while a particular policy is in effect), the rule of law known as trigger of coverage, along with any policy provision addressing the issue, determines when a loss is considered to have occurred, and thus which policy or policies cover a particular … Continue Reading
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