Dispute rages on over Florida floating home despite man's victory at US Supreme Court

  • by: CURT ANDERSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 26, 2014 - 10:50 AM

NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. — A Florida man won a precedent-setting victory last year when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel covered by maritime law. But so far the ruling hasn't helped him secure compensation for the home, which a city seized and destroyed using the laws that govern ships at sea.

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