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Mealey's Insurance - Panel Reverses Summary Judgment Ruling In Insurer's Favor In False Statements Case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A Florida appeals panel on Oct. 16 held that a lower court erred in granting summary judgment in favor of an insurer, finding that the insurer failed to "conclusively negate" the appellants' affirmative defenses to its complaint arising from claims that a former county commissioner made intentionally false statements that caused third parties to breach their agreement related to a mining project (Maggy Hurchalla, et al. v. Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Co. Inc., Nos. 4D18-2740 and 4D18-2935, Fla. App., 4th Dist., 2019 Fla. App. LEXIS 15593).
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