Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Monday, October 15
Oct 15, 2012
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(CANCELED) 9:00 a.m.–Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Depopulation Committee meeting; Teleconference: 855-312-8651; participant code: 4458606638#. To view the meeting notice, click here.
It’s been years since a major hurricane has hit Florida, and the good news for Floridians is that property insurers are filing applications to write policies in the state again.
Thousands of South Florida homeowners insured by the state-run Citizens’ Property Insurance have gotten a letter from them recently that said they’ve been dropped because they didn’t send in a form or time or encouraging them to go with insurance company that they’ve never heard of.
Florida’s workers compensation insurance rates have climbed from 40th to 29th most expensive in the nation over the last two years.
Dozens of senior citizens gathered last week at a handsome, two-story building with a glassy facade that resembles an upscale retail store.
Orlando resident Douglas Wayne Bartle III, founder of Vision Title LLC, pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges recently in U.S. Middle District Court.
Three Republican state senators, “deeply concerned” about mixing politics into the judiciary, urged their party Friday to reconsider its “unprecedented” call for voters to reject three Florida Supreme Court justices who are up for a hotly contested retention vote on the November 6 statewide ballot.
At a time when taxes are such a big part of the political discussion, Florida has been lauded once again as one of the top places for a favorable business-tax climate.
Turns out, Florida’s trial lawyers are even bigger Chris Dorworth fans than we realized.
Five of Florida’s living former governors met at the University of Florida Friday and offered up bi-partisan cautions about the future direction of the state.
State Senator Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, is hoping his wealth of experience in education will help secure his District 3 Senate seat for another term.
A Leon County circuit judge said last week that two South Florida counties can pursue a legal challenge against Governor Rick Scott about a state crackdown on local gun restrictions, though the House and Senate will be dropped from the case.
Barbara Cramer plays the slots three times a week, handing over at least $60 each time and winning – so far – exactly nothing.
Three years ago, Colleen Stephens moved her family from a 5,000-square-foot, newly renovated home overlooking the bay in Virginia Beach into a house half the size and much farther inland.
One of the most fascinating aspects of writing about insurance litigation is that often issues that we discuss seem to be “finally” decided, only to reappear again.
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