Remand of Bad Faith Claim Evidences Split Among Florida District Courts

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The decision highlights the split among district courts, as it relates to what appears to be a simple issue.

September 4, 2018
Michael S. Levine & Daniel Hentschel - Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Whether an insurance bad faith claim, joined by amendment to an underlying insurance coverage action, may be removed more than a year after the original action was begun has divided federal judges in the state of Florida but has not yet been considered by the Eleventh Circuit. Now, a new opinion out of the Middle District of Florida (Jacksonville Division) has added to the debate.

Reprinted courtesy of Michael S. Levine, Hunton Andrews Kurth and Daniel Hentschel, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Mr. Levine may be contacted at mlevine@HuntonAK.com
Mr. Hentschel may be contacted at dhentschel@HuntonAK.com



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