Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Tuesday, August 21
Aug 21, 2012
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12:00 p.m.–Florida Self-Insurers Guaranty Association (“FSIGA”) Audit Committee meeting; Orlando, Florida. To view the meeting notice, click here.
3:00 p.m.–FSIGA Board of Directors meeting; Orlando, Florida. To view the meeting notice, click here.
Thank you for Charles Elmore’s coverage of Citizens Property Insurance Corp., and the rising premiums from re-inspections.
Sure, Lousiana has reformed its property Insurance system.
“We have the core of the hurricane coming in here. It’s well-formed, and it’s going to cause significant damage.”
Debbie Coffman knew something was wrong with her Lake Mary house for a while.
USI Insurance Services has acquired Suncoast Insurance Associates Inc., a Tampa, Florida-based insurance brokerage specializing in professional liability programs in Florida.
The Business Owners Liability Team insurance agency is opening a regional office in Sarasota after acquiring two Florida agencies.
Insurance Journal has once again recognized Brightway Insurance, naming the company to its 2012 list of the country’s “Top 100 Property Casualty Independent Agencies.”
Thieves in Florida apparently have little taste for shiny new cars, preferring an old, reliable pickup instead.
The administration of individual medical insurance in Florida is problematic.
After pleading no contest to charges related to alleged insurance misdealing, former Palm City insurance agent Eden Paul Agnew was sentenced Monday to a four-year prison term.
The State Employees Group Health Self-Insurance Trust Fund will lose money this fiscal year, state economists predicted Monday, but not as much as their previous June estimate indicated.
In what is likely to be the closest outcome of any legislative race this season, Miami Gardens Representative Barbara Watson edged out North Miami Beach Representative John Patrick Julien in the contest for House District 107 by a narrow 13 votes, according to a manual recount by Miami Dade County officials.
State regulators are going forward with hearings on Florida Power & Light’s proposed rate increase, despite last week’s agreement between the utility and big power users.
Kimberly Dudley says she is grateful for the agency Healthy Start, which sent an educator into her home to help her get off drugs and prevent her kids from getting shipped to foster care.
Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is planning to build a shooting range at a state wildlife area in Osceola County over the objections of Audubon Florida.
In Florida, you can find colleges with plenty of parties, sports, diversity and even tree huggers, according to the new Princeton Review survey.
ISO has received approval of its filings introducing new ISO Risk Analyzer Homeowners by-peril rating rules in 13 states, with filings pending approval in several other states.
Texas Insurance Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman is hearing an earful from the coastal community as she listens to residents’ concerns in the Corpus Christi area.
New Jersey regulators recently reminded personal auto insurers and producers that they must offer a $250,000 coverage limit as the default option for personal injury protection benefits – unless the applicant or the policyholder affirmatively selects lower limits in writing.
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