Showing all results for category “Middle District of Florida”

MD Grants Insurer’s Motion To Compel Appraisal, Rejecting Waiver Argument

February 29, 2024 / News / Writing and Speaking

Zachary Sonenblum breaks down a Florida Middle District Court decision rejecting an insured’s argument that an insurer waived the right to demand appraisal, as the policy did not provide a deadline for invoking appraisal and the insurer did not actively litigate the case.

Middle District of Florida Holds That Roofing Contractor’s Assignment of Benefits Was Valid, but Lacked Standing to Sue Insurer

February 2, 2024 / News / Writing and Speaking

Michael Raudebaugh examines a U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida decision holding that a roofing contractor’s assignment of benefits was valid but did not give the contractor standing to sue an insurer for work performed by another contractor.

Middle District of Florida Denies Insured’s Motion for Summary Judgment and To Compel Appraisal because Appraisal Is Premature Due to Unresolved Coverage Dispute

August 30, 2023 / News / Writing and Speaking

Zachary Sonenblum examines the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida’s denial of a motion for summary judgment and motion to compel appraisal. Appraisal was deemed premature due to the existence of an underlying coverage dispute.

Middle District of Florida Finds Statutory Pre-Suit Notice Requirement Applies “Quasi-Retroactively”

July 12, 2023 / Writing and Speaking

Tony Pagán examines a Middle District of Florida decision that Section 627.70152’s pre-suit notice requirement is procedural and applies “quasi-retroactively,” reasoning that the statute imposes a prospective requirement (pre-suit notice) on a pending transaction (policy of insurance) and rejecting the insured’s argument that post-suit appraisal payment constituted a “confession of judgment” entitling the Insured to attorneys’ fees.

Middle District of Florida Addresses Split in Authority Regarding Insureds’ Claims for Declaratory Relief

May 4, 2023 / News / Writing and Speaking

By Kelly M. Vogt and Benjamin S. Burnstine

In Vaughan v. Indep. Specialty Ins. Co., the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division, denied the insurer’s motion to dismiss the insured’s claim for declaratory relief which the insured pled together with a claim for breach of contract.

Douglas Cohen and Christopher Sempier Secured a Summary Judgment Ruling in the Insured’s Case and Dismissal of an Assignment-of-Benefits Case Arising Out of the Same Claim for Insurer Client

October 19, 2022 / News

Clausen Miller attorneys Douglas Cohen and Christopher Sempier obtained a summary judgment ruling for their insurer client in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, which dismissed the insured’s claim with prejudice.

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

    27285 Las Ramblas

    Suite 200

    Mission Viejo, California 92691

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Milwaukee

    Wisconsin 53202

    250 E. Wisconsin Avenue

    Suite 1800

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

    T: 414.279.5525 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: James M. Weck

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick Co-Managing Partner: Kelly M. Vogt

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.287.2744 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Houston

    Texas 77019

    2929 Allen Parkway

    American General Center, Suite 200

    Houston, Texas 77019

    T: 346.229.4612 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Ramy P. Elmasri

  • Dallas

    Texas 75201

    325 N. Saint Paul Street

    Suite 3100

    Dallas, Texas 75201

    T: 469.942.8635 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Ramy P. Elmasri

  • Boca Raton

    Florida 33434

    7777 Glades Road

    Suite 405

    Boca Raton, Florida 33434

    T: 561.765.5305 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick Co-Managing Partner: Kelly M. Vogt