Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, January 25
Jan 25, 2013
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria is the latest U.S. star to sue her insurance broker for $2 million, claiming she was “inundated with medical bills” after her son Frankie’s car crash, according to TMZ.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network commissioned a statewide survey to explore voters’ attitudes toward accepting federal funds to provide more uninsured adults with health coverage through Medicaid.
Drug enforcement agents were back at a Naples pharmacy Thursday for the second time in a week.
The Florida Supreme Court says defendants in contracting cases cannot claim plaintiffs are equal wrongdoers as a common law defense.
Flanked by Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford, Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday reaffirmed her commitment to see all of the money from a multistate settlement with five large banks.
House Speaker Will Weatherford will battle state workers to get one of his top priorities passed.
Republicans in five states, notably Virginia, have discussed changing the way they award Electoral College votes in presidential races by apportioning them on each congressional district, rather than the state’s popular vote.
Governor Rick Scott’s plan to give every teacher a $2,500 across-the-board pay raise is in for a rough ride in the Florida Legislature.
An appellate court says a Florida law that would have let two jai alai operators convert their pari-mutuel licenses to dog racing is unconstitutional.
Palm Beach County could play a key role as the Florida Democratic Party braces for a close election for a new chairman on Saturday.
A botched $5.5 million state contract for a transparency web site, signed in secret by the chief of staff of a former Senate president, may have an unintended consequence: Forcing legislators to follow the rules they require of everyone else.
Fewer dead fish linked to red tide are washing ashore at Naples beaches compared with several days ago, but tests indicate the microscopic algae has a stronger presence than last week, according to Collier County officials.
The Mormon church could stymie efforts to build a $1.5 billion train between South Florida and Orlando International Airport by not allowing tracks on land it once owned.
The U.S. has gone seven consecutive years without a landfalling major hurricane, the longest stretch since the 1860s, a meteorologist with Aon Benfield’s catastrophe modeler says.
The New York regulators’ latest “report cards” on the performance of insurers in the wake of Superstorm Sandy shows that 1,830 consumer complaints have been filed from 381,827 Sandy-related claims – at the rate of 0.48 percent.
A settlement conference slated to take place between State Farm and two sisters accusing the insurer of rigging engineering reports after Hurricane Katrina has been canceled.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is planning a $30 million expansion at its Ruckersville campus.
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