Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, August 17
Aug 17, 2012
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott is asking the NAIC to take a look at reforming the lender-placed insurance market.
Citizens Property Insurance Corp., Florida’s so-called insurer of last resort, has amassed a $6.1 billion surplus over the past several years.
Florida’s last-resort insurer Citizens says executives will talk Friday about changes to its controversial reinspection program affecting more than 225,000 customers.
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has expanded its online homeowners insurance rate comparison program, Choices, to include the auto insurance.
Marking the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew and of its own founding, the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA) today launched a statewide public awareness and education campaign to highlight the consumer advocacy and protections that public insurance adjusters provide to policyholders.
The Miccosukee Tribe issued a double-barreled assault against its former leader and two Miami lawyers over $4 million in legal payments
The Miccosukee Tribe has jumped into a controversial Miami wrongful-death case, accusing former Chairman Billy Cypress of using the long-running dispute as cover to pay lawyers Guy Lewis and Michael Tein up to $4 million in legal fees – considerably more than the tribe first calculated.
A federal court on Thursday gave five Florida counties four extra days of early voting in this fall’s elections
County clerks got good news Thursday as a panel of lawmakers approved Gov. Rick Scott’s request to restore nearly $30 million in cuts back to the clerks’ budgets.
Costello says his departure was entirely voluntary. He said he hasn’t lined up a job yet but he is being appointed to an unpaid seat on the Northwest Florida Water Management District board.
The National Football League is seeking coverage from insurers that it says have refused to provide a defense as the league faces hundreds of concussion-related lawsuits from former players.
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