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Case Law Updates

  • Florida Law Update

    The Supreme Court of Florida addressed an important bad faith issue in the Perrara v. United States Fidelity and Guarantee Company, matter on May 6, 2010.  The case came to the Supreme Court after the Eleventh Circuit certified the following question to the Supreme Court: “May a cause of action for third-party bad faith against an indemnity insurer be ma...

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  • Florida Law Update

    In the Holland v. Barfield matter, the Fifth District Court of Appeal determined that in a wrongful death case the trial case erred in compelling a defendant to produce all computer hard drives and all cellphone SIM cards as the Order did not protect against disclosure of confidential and privileged information, nor did it establish a limit or time frame. ...

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  • Florida Law Update

    In the case of Mercury Insurance vs. Bautista, 35 Fla. L. Weekly D454 (2010) the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that Mercury Insurance did not owe coverage to an employee sued by another employee for negligence pursuant to an exclusion that provides that Mercury does not have a duty to defend for: Continue reading »