Panel: Florida Insurance Guaranty Association Is Not Responsible For Fees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA) is not responsible for an insured's attorney fees because its refusal to adjust the claim for hurricane damages before the statute of limitations expired did not constitute a denial of the insured's claim, a Florida appeals panel affirmed March 22 (Susan Gena v. Florida Insurance Guaranty Association, as successor in interest to Atlantic Preferred Insurance Co. Inc., No. 1D11-1783, Fla. App., 1st Dist.; 2012 Fla. App. LEXIS 4490).

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