CLEARWATER – An insurance company is seeking subrogation for damages from a fire allegedly caused by a kitchen range that wasn't turned off.

Olympus Insurance Co., as subrogee of Somerset Properties LLC, filed a complaint on May 23, in the 6th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Pinellas County against Jedidiah Anders Hoefer alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on April 17, 2015, Hoefer entered the insured property to perform inspection and allegedly failed to turn off the kitchen range at the conclusion of his inspection. As a result, a fire broke out on April 22, 2015, and Somerset Properties LLC was obligated to pay a $2,500 deductible. 

The plaintiff seeks payment for full damage incurred, award interest, costs, and all other sums recoverable by law. It is represented by Matthew Brown of Brown Law Firm PL in Lake Mary.

6th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Pinellas County case number 17-003180-CI

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