The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal. (Photo: J. Albert Diaz/ALM)

Florida appellate court ruling might become the blueprint for attorneys to successfully argue in favor of homeowners and their insurers against contractors in the application of a new law in the Sunshine State.

Jake D. Huxtable, a partner at Kelley Kronenberg’s West Palm Beach office, represented the appellee, United Property & Casualty Insurance Co., against the appellant, the Kidwell Group LLC, in a case of first impression centered on Florida Statutes Sec. 627.7152, relating to assignment-of-benefit agreements.

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