Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, August 22
Aug 22, 2011
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There are no insurance-related events scheduled for today.
We watched, we waited, and once again we were spared, this time.
The number of car crashes in Florida is dropping, yet auto insurers in Florida are paying more every year on personal injury claims — all told, $940 million more since 2008.
The threat of a hurricane or a severe storm used to worry J. Gordon Whitley more than most people, and not without reason.
The Associated Press State officials in Florida say they’ve fined health Insurance giant Humana Inc. $3.4 million for failing to promptly report Medicaid fraud or abuse.
The Florida Medical Association has asked federal authorities to block the statewide expansion of managed care in the Medicaid program.
Health insurance costs less in Florida than in Georgia, is the most expensive in Massachusetts and is dirt cheap in Alabama.
Cities in Volusia and Flagler counties are hustling along with the rest of the state’s municipalities to rescind firearm and ammunition-related ordinances before October or face stiff penalties under new state laws.
Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos, in Bartow last week, was emphatic that he will not run in 2012.
A torrent of money has been flowing to SunRail since Governor Rick Scott lifted the crossbars that blocked the Central Florida commuter train.
Florida Governor Rick Scott said Friday he believes the Legislature will pass a law next year that cracks down on illegal immigrants, despite lawmakers’ failure to reach a consensus on the issue this year.
Tom Grady is a successful securities attorney, prominent Republican money-raiser and former state representative from Naples.
Most high school students already spend part of their lives in cyberspace, listening to music, sharing photos with friends and chatting on social media sites.
In less than one year, Governor Rick Scott says he’s taken Florida from the red to the black.
Larry Kidd was getting a little frustrated.
Hurricane season is not just underway; it is in full swing.
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. says it has increased its stock buy-back program to $1 billion with the addition of $500 million in repurchase authority.
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is weighing whether to ask state lawmakers to approve legislation that would allow fraud investigators and examiners to carry firearms in the wake of a June 7 shooting that left two investigators dead.
The Institute of International Finance says regulators need to coordinate development of reforms affecting the banking and insurance industries to avoid unintended consequences.
Insolvent self-insured workers’ compensation trusts in New York state left behind $924.7 million in liabilities, a far deeper hole than earlier estimates, according to a recent report.
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