INSURANCE: LIABILITY INSURANCE: ESTOPPEL TO DENY COVERAGE: INSURED’S ALLEGATION THAT INSURER MADE STATEMENTS AND PERFORMED ACTIVITIES THAT LED INSURED TO BELIEVE THAT COVERAGE EXISTED FOR THIRD PARTY LIABILITY CLAIM, DESPITE INSURER’S KNOWLEDGE OF FACTS THAT WOULD HAVE PERMITTED IT TO DENY COVERAGE, STATED CAUSE OF ACTION FOR COVERAGE BY ESTOPPEL; APPEALS: BRIEFS: COURT CRITICIZES, BUT DOES NOT SANCTION, APPELLANT FOR MIS-CERTIFYING THAT INITIAL AND REPLY BRIEFS COMPLIED WITH FONT REQUIREMENTS OF FLA. R. APP. P. 9.210(2)

Bishop v. Progressive Express Insurance Company, ___ So. 3d ___, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D119 (Fla. 1st DCA January 6, 2015)

The appellate court reversed summary judgment for the insurer on a claim for coverage by estoppel. The insured alleged that the insurer made statement and performed activities that led her to believe that she had coverage for a … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...