Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Friday, October 26
Oct 26, 2012
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There are no Florida insurance-related events scheduled for today.
Some people are high rollers – when they are using your money.
Patriot National Insurance Group, a Florida-based provider of workers’ compensation solutions, has added Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi to its southeast region.
Florida-based AssuredPartners Inc. acquired Crawford Insurance in a deal that will keep the long-standing Crawford name intact and allow family members to remain in charge of the agency.
A Hardee County rehabilitation facility that serves people with head injuries has renewed a legal challenge against a state order to discharge 50 residents, according to documents filed in the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings.
An appellate court wants the Florida Supreme Court to resolve a question on punitive damages in cases involving sick smokers.
For the average voter in the state of Florida, questions about the legitimacy of the election process are about as common as candidates’ specific platforms or policies.
Florida voters as of Thursday had returned more than 1 million absentee ballots, with Democrats making some headway against a traditional strength of the Republican Party.
Former Democratic House Speaker Tom Gustafson is trying to unseat Representative Bill Hager, R-Boca Raton.
Whether there is a close race for House District 29 in Seminole County – the home turf of future Republican House Speaker Chris Dorworth – depends on whom you believe.
Collier and Franklin counties have refused to join 21 other Gulf Coast counties in forming a consortium to determine how fines from the 2010 oil spill should be spent.
The state Division of Financial Institutions said it may close Lutz-based Heritage Bank of Florida and appoint the FDIC as receiver, according to the Tampa Tribune.
Governor Rick Scott issued a wide-ranging agenda for education Thursday that calls for replacing Florida’s math and English tests with “common core” standards, giving teachers debit cards to buy classroom supplies, and ending enrollment caps on charter schools to give parents more school choice.
A new survey released Monday by Leadership Florida finds that property insurance is now a greater concern than property taxes for Florida residents.
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