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Insured seeks to recover PA fees. After its Best Western hotel suffered a fire loss, Kingshill Hospitality, Inc. sought compensatory and consequential damages among other costs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A federal district court in Florida has rejected an insured’s bid to recover, as “consequential damages” in its breach of contract lawsuit against its insurance carrier, the expenses it incurred to retain a public adjuster.

A Best Western hotel operated by Kingshill Hospitality, Inc., in Leesburg, Fla., was damaged by fire. Kingshill’s insurer, American Economy Insurance Company, sent a third-party adjuster to inspect the damage.

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Steven A. Meyerowitz

Steven A. Meyerowitz, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the founder and president of Meyerowitz Communications Inc., a law firm marketing communications consulting company. He may be contacted at [email protected]

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