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Mark A. Nation is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, and also in Business Litigation Law by the Florida Bar. Although there are about 100,000 attorneys in Florida, less than 100 hold these two Board Certifications...MORE

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Arbitration Under Insurance Policy

Posted in Arbitration
In Allied Professionals Insurance Company v. Fitzpatrick, et. al., 40 FLW D1070 (Fla. 4th DCA, May 6, 2015), a chiropractor purchased a professional negligence insurance policy.  The insurance policy contained a comprehensive arbitration provision which, among other things, required: 1) any claims by the insured, or anyone claiming on the insured’s behalf, to submit to arbitration; 2)… Continue Reading

Court Says No Mandatory Abritration Provision in Life Insurance Contracts

Posted in Arbitration, Life Insurance
In United Ins. Co. v. Office of Ins. Regulation, 985 So.2d 665 (Fla. 1st DCA 2008), the court upheld an order from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation which prohibited a mandatory arbitration clause in life insurance policies. United Insurance Company of America sells life insurance in Florida, and its life insurance contract had been… Continue Reading