Speedboat surprise: No insurance, no claim In May 2011, Pamela Graves was injured on a speedboat trip offered by Rocket Tours of Key West. Between August 2011 and July 2012, Graves— through counsel—notified Rocket Tours of her injury and claims at least five times. No one, however, notified Rocket’s insurer, Prime Insurance Company, of her claims until September 2013, more than a year after Rocket Tours’ policy had expired. And,
Tell me a story: Creditor seeks client’s D&O coverage Winbrook Communication Services, Inc., filed suit against DeSales Group and William York (collectively, DSG), alleging that York had made a series of negligent misrepresentations concerning DSG’s financial condition that induced Winbrook to continue to work on the development of a children’s storybook series and associated promotional items. The series never went to market and Winbrook sued, seeking compensation for work performed.
How low can you go? Damage award challenged On October 25, 2012, a vehicle driven by Sheila Joseph was rearended by a vehicle driven by Gregory Nichols. Joseph filed suit against Nichols seeking a directed verdict as to liability and special damages. The court granted Joseph’s motion as to liability, finding Nichols to be 100% at fault for the accident, and took under advisement her motion as to causation of