Defense Verdict Obtained in First Party Property Case

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on July 28, 2021

Cristobal Casal, managing partner, and  Elliott Tubbs,  an associate, in the firm’s Fort Myers office, obtained a defense verdict in a first party property case tried over 2 days in Lee County, Florida.  Plaintiff was a water mitigation contractor and claimed that the home was damaged as a result of Hurricane Irma and that the insurance carrier breached the subject policy of insurance by denying the claim.  The jury found that the Plaintiff had not met their burden of proving that the home was damaged within the policy period.