Bill No. CS/HB 1087
Amendment No. 678927
Senate House

1Representative Horner offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 620 and 621, insert:
5     Section 9.  Subsection (1) of section 627.428, Florida
6Statutes, is amended to read:
7     627.428  Attorney's fee.-
8     (1)  Upon the rendition of a judgment or decree by any of
9the courts of this state against an insurer and in favor of any
10named or omnibus insured or the named beneficiary under a policy
11or contract executed by the insurer, the trial court or, in the
12event of an appeal in which the insured or beneficiary prevails,
13the appellate court shall adjudge or decree against the insurer
14and in favor of the insured or beneficiary a reasonable sum as
15fees or compensation for the insured's or beneficiary's attorney
16prosecuting the suit in which the recovery is had, except that a
17contingency fee risk multiplier shall not be applied to any
18attorney's fee awarded.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
24     Remove line 56 and insert:
25disclosing entity in a specified manner; amending s. 627.428,
26F.S.; prohibiting the application of a contingency risk
27multiplier to attorney's fees awarded in a decree or judgment by
28any court of this state against an insurer in favor of a
29prevailing insured or insurance policy beneficiary; amending s.

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