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Boat insurance covers such risks at sinking, theft, fire, collision and stranding. (Shutterstock) Boat insurance covers such risks at sinking, theft, fire, collision and stranding. (Shutterstock)

A federal district court in Florida has granted an insurer’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by its insured where the parties had not previously engaged in mediation as mandated by the insurance policy, even though neither the insurer nor the insured had demanded mediation before the insured filed his lawsuit.

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. Mr. Meyerowitz is the Director of the Insurance Coverage Law Center and editor-in-chief of journals on insurance law, banking law, bankruptcy law, energy law, government contracting law, and privacy and cybersecurity law, among other subjects. He may be contacted at smeyerowitz@meyerowitzcommunications.com.

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