Boyd & Jenerette Partner Amanda Kidd testified on May 24, 2022 in front of the Florida House’s Appropriations Committee in support of the proposed House Bill 1D which would seek to reform insurance bad faith legislation and require that claimants establish the property insurer breached the policy contract in order to prevail on a claim for extra-contractual damages under Florida’s Bad Faith Statute, F.S. 624.155.
Florida’s Legislature convened beginning on May 23, 2022 in Special Session to consider legislation related to Florida’s property insurance crisis. At the conclusion of public testimony, the committee voted in favor of the proposed bill.
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About Amanda L. Kidd:
Amanda Kidd is a partner who works for the firm in Pensacola, FL. She focuses her practice in the areas of first and third-party bad faith insurance litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and automobile liability defense. Amanda has significant jury trial practice, including experience in both state and federal courts on multimillion dollar bad faith and coverage lawsuits on behalf of major insurance carriers.
Amanda also has significant experience in the areas of Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) / No-Fault litigation, as well as in workers’ compensation defense. She is admitted to practice law in both Florida and Kentucky.