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Florida Homeowner Insurance Claims Hoops That You May Have To Jump Through

But not this notice to DFS if your policy was issued before the date of this statute.

The Sixth District Court of Appeal on Wednesday reversed a Collier County Circuit Court judge’s order granting Universal Property and Casualty Insurance Co.’s motion to dismiss a suit brought by its policyholder Rebecca Hughes, and remanded the case for further proceedings.

Citing the Florida Supreme Court’s 2010 ruling in Menendez v. Progressive Express Insurance Co. , which established a two-part test to determine whether a statute enacted after a policy’s issuance applies retroactively, the panel concluded that Florida Statute Section 627.70152 cannot be applied retrospectively.

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