Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Tuesday, August 28
Aug 28, 2012
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Tropical Storm Isaac saddled much of South Florida with heavy rain and strong wind over the weekend, producing nearly 300 claims already for Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
- Blog: Florida Citizens Property Insurance Dodges Isaac; Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance May Not Be So Lucky
The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports 160 people had filed complaints about possible price gouging by Monday afternoon.
Governor Rick Scott on Monday said Florida is poised to help its Gulf state neighbors as Tropical Storm Isaac appeared to spare much of the state from significant damage.
Florida Power & Light Co.’s rate hike request includes an increase in employee count that is “excessive,” an expert for the Office of Public Counsel testified on Monday.
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham says inconsistency among Florida counties’ elections systems could lead to litigation such as that which decided the 2000 presidential election.
Hungry for economic development and jobs, Florida City is ready to embrace parimutuel gambling.
The 24-year-old daughter of Cuban Vice President Marino Murillo, sometimes mentioned as a possible successor to ruler Raúl Castro, defected earlier this month and is now living in Tampa, knowledgeable sources said.
The Federal Insurance Office is being told the government should support the private reinsurance market and think long and hard before creating any government backstop that would displace the current system.
Allstate spokesman Justin Herndon has noticed a few things while driving to New Orleans in anticipation of Hurricane Isaac.
Allstate Corp. may benefit from its decision to scale back homeowners’ risk in Louisiana and cede market share to State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Late August heralds the start of intense hurricane season.
The Mississippi Supreme Court says it does not have enough information to decide whether the state’s limit on non-economic damages – as applied to a federal lawsuit – is constitutional.
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