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Judge's decision. Insureds suing under a standard flood insurance policy may not be awarded attorneys’ fees. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Another federal district court in Florida has confirmed that insureds suing under a standard flood insurance policy (SFIP) issued under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) may not be awarded attorneys’ fees under state law or interest on their claim, and that they are not entitled to a jury trial.

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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