Lack of Authentication of Assignment of Insurance Proceeds Costs Insured Party $1.2 Million

In Warehousing v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 18058 (11th Cir. Sept 22, 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling which held that an insured party’s failure to authenticate a document allegedly transferring the right to $1.2 million in insurance proceeds warranted a grant of summary judgment against it.