Mealey's Insurance - Florida Panel Reiterates: No Additional Coverage Owed For Decomposing Body Damages

Mealey's Insurance - Florida Panel Reiterates: No Additional Coverage Owed For Decomposing Body Damages

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal on Aug. 20 denied an insured's motion to reconsider and reiterated that an insurer owes no additional coverage for damages sustained to the insured's condominium by leaking fluids from a decomposing body because the insured failed to prove that the explosive expansion of a decomposing body constituted an explosion, a covered peril under the policy (Judy Rodrigo v. State Farm Florida Insurance Co., No. 4D12-3410, Fla. App., 4th Dist.; 2014 Fla. App. LEXIS 12805).

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