FORT LAUDERDALE – A Miramar property owner alleges her insurer failed to investigate her claim for property damages caused by a roof leak.
Rhonda Pruitt filed a complaint on June 14 in the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Broward County against Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Co. alleging breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 2, 2015, while her property was insured under a homeowner's insurance policy, it sustained a covered loss for water damage due to a roof leak. The suit states the plaintiff reported the loss to the defendant but the defendant has refused to investigate the claim and failed to make a coverage determination.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant for damages, plus costs, interest and attorney's fees. She is represented by Christopher Aguirre of Strems Law Firm in Coral Gables.
17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida - Broward County case number 17-C-10959