Mealey's Insurance - Court Erred In Applying Statute Retroactively, Florida Panel Says In Reversal

Mealey's Insurance - Court Erred In Applying Statute Retroactively, Florida Panel Says In Reversal

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A Florida appeals panel ruled July 9 that a lower court erred in applying a Florida statute retroactively in finding that an insured failed to timely file her breach of contract lawsuit, further holding that the lower court also erred in dismissing the lawsuit on the basis that the insured failed to comply with the policy's notice of loss provision (Arlene Donovan v. Florida Peninsula Insurance Co., No. 4D11-4648, Fla. App., 4th Dist.).

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