Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, November 30
Nov 30, 2012
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9:00 a.m.–Florida Workers’ Compensation Insurance Guaranty Association Board of Directors meeting. Orlando, Florida. To view the meeting notice, click here.
Representative Mike Fasano is conspicuous in his absence on the House Insurance and Banking Committee, and so is the dearth of Tampa- and Miami-area lawmakers on the House and Senate insurance panels.
Citizens Property Insurance Corp. officials are irked at state insurance regulators and want them to extend the Friday deadline to respond to regulators’ stipulation that a new, limited homeowners’ policy contain more coverage at a lower price.
- Blog: Citizens Property Insurance president pushes plan to shrink state-backed insurer
- Citizens Property Insurance President Gilway Admits Mistake in Abolishing Office
It’s not advisable to take a righteous stand about the integrity of your corporation right after disbanding your Office of Corporate Integrety.
Manhattan without the skyscrapers. It’s a comparison helpful in explaining why Key West isn’t Florida.
Hurricane season 2012, which officially ends December 1, will go down in history as the year of “super storm” Sandy, which carved a path of death and devastation from the Caribbean to the Jersey shore.
The massive sinkhole that opened up in the Fore Ranch community over the summer will apparently open up a hole in residents’ wallets, as well.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday that it’s time for insurance companies to stop complaining and to lower premiums to reflect changes to the no-fault car insurance laws.
A Florida judge has rejected CitiMortgage’s Motion to Dismiss a lawsuit filed by an 89-year-old woman who was allegedly the victim of the bank’s predatory force-placed insurance practices.
Senator Joe Negron, chair of a select committee, said he hopes for a compromise rather than Washington dictating “terms of surrender” to Florida.
Florida Department of Management Services Secretary Craig Nichols announced the appointment of two key members of the DMS leadership team.
Circuit Judge John Cooper, quoting Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and super sleuth Sherlock Holmes, promised a prompt solution to a multimillion-dollar puzzle of conflicting legislative and executive powers Thursday involving Gov. Rick Scott’s plans to save taxpayers money by privatizing health services in Florida prisons.
U.S. lawmakers and state financial regulators on Thursday called on federal officials to revamp proposed rules that would force financial firms to hold much more capital, asking them to consider the impact on small banks and insurance companies.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday imposed emergency regulations on insurers to speed the processing of claims from hundreds of thousands of state residents whose properties were damaged or destroyed when Superstorm Sandy struck a month ago.
Friday marks the end of an Atlantic-Caribbean hurricane season where the greatest devastation was caused by water rather than wind, U.S. National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb said.
Kingsway Financial Services Inc. announced it has completed the formation Maison Insurance Co. (Maison), a property/casualty insurance company primarily writing wind and hail homeowners coverage in Louisiana.
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