Florida Supreme Court: Snowbirds Can’t Select Florida Law To Invalidate Insurance Policy Provisions

Dang, it’s been hard the last couple days to sneak in some time for blogging.  Fortunately, in the little amount of time I had today, I ran into this case from Florida that says "snowbirds" — winter visitors — are not the same as permanent residents and can’t use Florida’s choice-of-law rules to select more favorable Florida law in interpretation of their insurance policies.  I happen to like choice of law, so I gave it a quick read, it’s a good case: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Roach,(December 14, 2006).  Here’s an Associated Press story on the case.

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