Deerfield Beach Partner Patricia Preciado Publishes Article in FDLA's Trial Advocate Quarterly
May 15, 2018
ROIG Lawyers Deerfield Beach Partner Patricia G. Preciado published an article in the Spring 2018 edition of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA) Trial Advocate Quarterly entitled "Don't Put The Suit Before The Supplemental Claim."
For several years Florida insurers have been able to move to dismiss litigation disputing the amount paid for a property claim if the insurers paid the amount of an adjustor's estimate while leaving open the possibility of paying future supplemental claims. Although this principle has been limited in several recent decisions, this article explains that insurers can still move to stay litigation where the insured has not provided information about supplemental claims after an initial payment.
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