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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 627
INSURANCE RATES AND CONTRACTS
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F.S. 627.427
627.427 Payment of judgment by insurer; penalty for failure.
(1) Every judgment or decree for the recovery of money entered in any of the courts of this state against any authorized insurer shall be fully satisfied within 60 days from and after the entry thereof or, in the case of an appeal from such judgment or decree, within 60 days from and after the affirmance of the same by the appellate court.
(2) If the judgment or decree is not satisfied as required under subsection (1), and proof of such failure to satisfy is made by filing with the office a certified transcript of the docket of the judgment or decree together with a certificate by the clerk of the court wherein the judgment or decree was entered that the judgment or decree remains unsatisfied, in whole or in part, after the time aforesaid, the office shall forthwith revoke the insurer’s certificate of authority. The office shall not issue to such insurer any new certificate of authority until the judgment or decree is wholly paid and satisfied and proof thereof filed with the office under the official certificate of the clerk of the court wherein the judgment was recovered, showing that the same is satisfied of record, and until the expenses and fees incurred in the case are also paid by the insurer.
History.s. 476, ch. 59-205; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 375(2nd), 377, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; s. 114, ch. 92-318; s. 1124, ch. 2003-261.