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September 8, 2015

Three years ago, I published an editorial in this esteemed journal regarding the vanishing right to federal jurisdiction for insurers in bad faith claims in Florida.That article focused on a decision of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Moultrop v. GEICO General Ins. Co. Since authoring that article, the law concerning removal of first-party bad faith cases has drifted even further from its judicial underpinnings. This article explains the recent trends and suggests how the law could and should be clarified in order to restore insurers’ fundamental right to federal jurisdiction. Read the entire article by clicking the link under Key Points.

Insurance Bad Faith