Miami-Dade County accounts for 19 percent of the policies at state-run insurer Citizens but 67 percent of the lawsuits over water damage and other claims besides sinkholes, a report released Monday shows, though the company and opposing lawyers disagree on what that means.
Some parts of the company’s report refer to the “tri-county” area of South Florida as producing most of the lawsuits, meaning Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, though a close look shows Palm Beach County has 10 percent of Citizens policies but only 6 percent of the litigation.
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