Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report–Friday, August 22, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
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Zombie foreclosures–unoccupied and neglected eyesores–can languish for years, Michael Scott Davidson reports for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
William Shively, Chairman and CEO of Tower Hill Insurance Group in Gainesville, Florida, was elected to Thoroughbred racing’s Jockey Club this week, the Paulick Report notes.
What does Pasco County have to do better to help save lives and property in the event of a catastrophic flood? The Laker/Lutz News explains.
Federated National Holding Company gained 4.95% to $23.75 in morning trading today, Equities.com reports.
A federal judge has declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster reports via the “Political Fix Florida” blog.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced a record settlement with Bank of America on Thursday that will provide $1 billion in relief for about 17,000 Floridians, the Miami Herald’s Michael Van Sickler reports via the “Naked Politics” blog.
Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi sued Governor Rick Scott on Thursday in an effort to force him to revoke the suspension so Pizzi can reclaim his mayoral office, Jay Weaver reports via the Miami Herald’s “Naked Politics” blog.
Digital Domain’s former CEO and board chairman John Textor, some past directors – including CFOs Jonathan Teaford and John Nichols – along with two underwriter firms and an auditing company are defendants named in four lawsuits filed since 2012 in St. Lucie County Circuit Court, Melissa Holsman reports via TCPalm.com.
In tossing suit by fan page creator against BET, judge says “likes” cannot be converted in the same manner as goodwill or other intangible business interests, Martin Beck reports on MarketingLand.com.
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