Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, June 11
Jun 11, 2012
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There are no insurance-related events scheduled for today.
On May 31, 2012, the Florida Supreme Court issued a Corrective Opinion in the case of QBE Insurance Corp v. Chalfonte Condominium Association, Inc.
Sunday afternoon, a pile of wet shoes sat in a chair in Calvin Grace’s apartment on Pensacola’s Westside.
Hurricane season is here, and the Atlantic has already fired up the 2012 storm machine with tropical storms.
Florida’s weak private insurers will need a bailout equal to or greater than Citizens Property Insurance after most big hurricanes, according to a new report that contradicts much of the rhetoric surrounding property insurance reform in Florida.
The recent column on auto insurance reform by Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research, was incomplete and misleading.
The pharmaceutical services company that runs a program that helps about 250,000 Floridians buy drugs at a discount is challenging the Agency for Healthcare Administration’s decision to award the contract to a different company.
A Tampa-based health insurer with a checkered past is preparing to bid on billions of dollars in state government contracts to serve Florida’s poor and disabled.
Florida’s qualifying period ended noon Friday, establishing the cast of players for the 2012 general election.
- The Florida Current’s Campaign Roundup: Qualifying Week edition
- Four newcomers join Florida Legislature without a challenge
With “a little bit of competitive anger in me,” Tom Lee says he’s ready to return as a “foot soldier” to the Florida Senate, which he once headed.
The stage is set for a possible showdown Tuesday over Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law in Central Florida, not far from the Sanford community where neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February.
Governor Rick Scott will sign in Boca Raton Monday a bill designed to make sure Florida companies do not conduct business in a way that helps Iran, his office said today.
Governor Rick Scott pumped up a conservative crowd at a Tea Party Express event in the Capitol city Sunday afternoon, urging the activists to help him gain support for a controversial non-citizen voter purge now in federal court.
Florida’s unemployment rate has fallen significantly since Governor Rick Scott took office in January 2011.
At 6 a.m. Sunday, June 24, increased tolls will be rolled out on Florida’s Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway, a hike originally announced last year, turnpike officials said Thursday.
Grass has crept up between the edges of interlocked pavers leading to a butterscotch house on Trail Boulevard in North Naples.
When the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s median score for the state’s 160 lawmakers comes in at 95 out of 100 in its new voter guide, one might expect recently passed bills to be pretty pro-business.
Kevin Shaughnessy is tired of talking about capes.
The Florida Supreme Court last year ruled against landowner Coy A. Koontz Sr.
“Over the next 18 months it’s estimated that Ireland will spend 100 million euros (app. $125 million) on preparations for Solvency II (SII),” said Garvan O’Neill, a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ financial services practice, who headed a panel discussion on the pending regulations at the European Insurance Forum in Dublin.
When the National Hurricane Center’s new director was growing up on the Florida and Texas coasts, tropical storms frightened him.
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