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A federal district court in Florida has dismissed a claim by an insured under a standard flood insurance policy (“SFIP”) for its attorneys’ fees, finding that the insurer that had issued the policy was not an agency of the United States. But the court also found that the insured could not recover pre-judgment interest on its claim because of sovereign immunity.

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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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