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Alex Purvis is a litigator handling complex insurance coverage disputes across the Firm’s footprint and beyond.  Alex enjoys working with clients to get the most out of their insurance coverage, and he has the courtroom experience to get the right result if needed.

An Insurer’s Duty to Defend does not Extend to a Construction Claim that Falls Clearly Within a Policy ExclusionLike most states, Florida follows the rule that an insurer’s duty to defend is separate from and broader than its duty to indemnify for a potentially covered occurrence. Last week, in South Winds Construction Corp. v. Preferred Contractors Insurance Company Risk Retention Group, LLC, a Florida appellate court addressed the extent of that duty