Panel: Record Evidence Insufficient To Allow Punitive Damages Against Insurer

(September 28, 2023, 12:53 PM EDT) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida appeals panel on Sept. 27 held that a lower court erred in granting residential community residents’ motions to amend their counterclaims to seek punitive damages against a fellow resident, his insurer and the insurer’s in-house counsel,  reversing and remanding for the lower court to vacate its nonfinal orders granting amendment in a lawsuit arising from “hate mail” letters....

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