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Genovese v. Provident Life

Florida Supreme Court (Fourth DCA - 4D06-421)

Case Number: SC06-2508

Issue: This case involves a certified question challenging the existence of an attorney-client privilege between defense lawyers and their insurer clients when a bad faith claim is filed in a first-party lawsuit.

Status: FDLA filed an amicus brief in support of Respondent on April 13, 2009. Oral Argument was held on August 31, 2009. To date, no decision has been issued.

Jeffrey M. Landau, Esq.
Shutts & Bowen
201 S Biscayne Blvd.
Miami,FL 33131

FDLA Attorney:
Anthony J Russo
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
400 North Ashley Drive Suite 2300
Tampa,FL 33602


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