Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report – Friday, October 7, 2016

Oct 7, 2016


Florida Insurance Industry Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

The Insurance Industry prepared Thursday for the devastating blow Hurricane Matthew threatened to deliver to Florida’s East Coast.  Casey Logan reports for the Ft. Myers News Press.


This is Florida Right Now:  Hurricane Matthew Hits

The Images below, shared by Reporters on the ground, show what Matthew has already done to the Daytona Beach area. However, the worst has yet to come, CNN shows.


Why are Citizens Property Insurance Policyholders Statewide Paying for a “Water Claims” Crisis in South Florida?

Citizens Property Insurance is in a Crisis.  And it has nothing to do with the usual suspects troubling the State-Run Homeowners Insurance Company: Sinkholes or Hurricanes.  You can’t even blame Hurricane Matthew for this.  The Tampa Bay Times’ Jeff Harrington reports.


Florida Office of Insurance Regulation:  Managing the Post-Storm Insurance Claims Filing Process

As Hurricane Matthew continues to impact Florida, Residents affected by the storm will soon begin the process of surveying damages to their property and belongings. 


Office of Insurance Regulation Issues Final Order Approving a 14.5% Increase to Florida Workers’ Compensation Rates 

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has issued a Final Order granting approval to the National Council on Compensation Insurance for an overall combined Statewide Average Rate Increase of 14.5 percent.


Florida Voters Get Say on Justices, Appellate Judges

Three Florida Supreme Court Justices and 28 State Appellate Judges face Merit-Retention Votes in the November 8 General Election.  Lloyd Dunkelberger reports for THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA.




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