Florida group says valuation correct in $40 million Irma coverage lawsuit

By Eli Flesch (February 22, 2022, 8:07 PM EST) – A Florida trial court did not act improperly in ordering an appraisal before a coverage decision could be made in an insurance dispute $40 million in damages from Hurricane Irma, a civilian justice group told the state’s highest court on Tuesday.

Waves crash over a seawall on September 10, 2017, as Hurricane Irma hits Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The Florida Justice Association said Weston Insurance Co. could not prevent an appraisal by simply accusing its insured, a condominium association, of unlawfully exaggerating damage to its properties as a result of the hurricane.

The Riverside Club Condominium Association accused Weston of paying $3.1 million…

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