Tag Archives: Hurricane Ivan

Florida’s First District Court of Appeal Issues an Opinion on Valued Policy Law

Florida Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company v. Mathis — So.3d —-, 35 Fla. L. Weekly D868a, 2010 WL 1542631 (Fla. 1st DCA April 20, 2010) Florida Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company appealed a final judgment in favor of the Mathises, awarding them their homeowners policy limits. Hurricane Ivan caused substantial wind and flood damage to … Continue Reading

Is The Saffir-Simpson Scale Still Relevant

(*Chip Merlin’s Note–Rocco Calaci has been a noted meteorology expert witness in the Katrina Legal Wars. I met him at a recent FAPIA Convention where he presented a speech about hurricanes. I invited Rocco to write on today’s topic after he briefly mentioned it in his speech.) Since the release of the Saffir-Simpson Scale in … Continue Reading