Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, June 10
Jun 10, 2011
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2:00 p.m.–National Association of Insurance Commissioners Surplus Lines Implementation Task Force meeting. To register for the teleconference, click here.
Fitch Ratings has assigned an A+ rating to Citizens Property Insurance Corp.’s series 2011A-1 and 2011A-3 coastal account secured bonds.
State Farm agent Robert Palmiotto in Fort Lauderdale said some of his clients’ premiums more than doubled recently.
United Property & Casualty Insurance Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of St. Petersburg-based United Insurance Holdings Corp., purchased promissory notes issued by Hamilton Risk Management Co., a Florida auto insurance provider.
Some 9,000 Florida homeowners will have to seek coverage elsewhere after Argus Fire & Casualty Insurance agreed to cancel its policyholders after being taken over by the state.
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected court-ordered reimbursements from a foreign bank to a former executive who had been charged with money laundering.
The state cannot suspend a driver’s license for refusing to take a breath test if the motorist was not lawfully arrested, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a pair of cases from Duval and Polk counties.
State officials embark on whirlwind tour to get feedback on program changes
The first of 11 meetings begins Friday in Tallahassee, with Agency for Health Care Administration officials giving a brief overview of the coming changes to Medicaid before taking questions and comments.
Gisela Salas worked as assistant supervisor of elections in Miami-Dade County, and also worked for the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office.
Agency needs $90 million spending plan in place by Sept. 1
The Agency for Persons with Disabilities, one of Florida’s most chronically profligate agencies, began looking at ways to cut costs Thursday.
Judge Paul Hawkes filed a lengthy rebuttal to formal charges that he abused his power and his office, especially in connection with the controversial courthouse project that has been called a “Taj Mahal.”
Associated Industries of Florida on Thursday released a 2011 voting records report, analyzing 18,200 votes on 146 business-related bills.
Life Insurance firm Coventry First is suing an anonymous critic for sending fake Twitter messages in which the company appears to cheer for the death of policy holders.
Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama says the National Flood Insurance Program needs significant revisions to ensure sustainability.
Cyber liability plaintiffs are experiencing more success in the courts, significantly increasing potential costs for companies that have experienced data breaches, an expert said Thursday.
A machine shop employee fired within an hour of reporting an injury, but before he could file a workers compensation claim, can sue his employer for wrongful termination, Ohio’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon’s chin quivered as he lowered his head and paused before continuing to speak about the shooting deaths of two insurance department fraud investigators.
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