Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report–Friday, September 26, 2014
Sep 26, 2014
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Happening today, new flood maps are coming out for a big part of Pasco County. They could have surprising information, WTSP-TV’s Grayson Kamm reports.
Attorney G. Donovan Brown, Southeast state government relations counsel for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, is joining the well-connected Tallahassee law firm of Colodny Fass& Webb as a partner, Insurance Journal reports.
Acting on information from Allstate Insurance and the FBI, Florida investigators unraveled an auto insurance fraud scheme, the Sun-Sentinel’s Adam Sacasa reports.
The LeRoy Collins Institute released its latest report, Report Card Update: Florida Municipal Pension Plans, that evaluates 151 municipal pension plans in Florida. First analyzed in 2011 by LCI, this updated report card reveals that municipal pension plans are still struggling to meet their pension obligations, with numbers down from pre-recession and recovery years.
Broward County commissioners are considering a stricter tow truck law, the second crackdown on an industry accused of consumer abuses, Brittany Wallman reports for the Sun-Sentinel.
A year after Florida filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court in a long-running battle with Georgia over water consumption, the U.S. solicitor general has advised the high court to delay taking the case, THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Margie Menzel reports via the Lakeland Ledger.
Despite not being able to debate former Governor Charlie Crist in their primary contest, former Florida Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich is increasingly becoming an active campaigner for Democrats, Kevin Derby reports for SunshineStateNews.com.
Florida is joining 22 other states that will be selling tickets for a new lottery game called Monopoly Millionaires Club, the Associated Press reports via the Tampa Tribune.
The parties in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a legislatively imposed cap on how much juries can award in non-economic damages say they have settled the case, Jack Elliott Jr. reports for Insurance Journal.
Republican nominee Ken Selzer and Democratic candidate Dennis Anderson are running to replace retiring three-term GOP incumbent Sandy Praeger, KWCH-12 reports.
State Farm Mutual Insurance Company was the largest property and casualty insurer in 2013, according to data contained in the 2014 report of the Federal Insurance Office, with a 10.29 percent market share of all personal lines and commercial PC insurers based on premiums written. National Underwriter’s Arthur D. Postal reports for PropertyCasualty360.com
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