Late Notice Kills Insured’s Claim for Damage Due to Hurricane

    The insurer’s motion for summary judgment was granted based upon the insured’s late notice nearly two years after a hurricane caused property damage. Ramirez v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 209716 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 29, 2021).     Plaintiff alleged he suffered property loss due to wind and water damage from Hurricane … Read more

Law Firm’s Business Income, Civil Authority Claim Due to Hurricanes Survives Insurer’s Motion for Summary Judgment

    The insurer was unsuccessful in moving for summary judgment on the insured’s claim for loss of business income and civil authority coverage due to losses caused by two hurricanes. Townsley v. Ohio Security Ins. Co., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 202698 (W.D. La. Oct. 20, 2021).     Hurricane Laura struck southeast Louisiana on … Read more