Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report: Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Dec 30, 2015
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related Events
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Daily Florida Insurance-Related News
A Florida-based insurance company is seeking a declaratory judgment a customer in a dispute involving termite damage, Robert Hadley reports for the Louisiana Record.
By some accounts, Florida has the highest homeowner’s insurance rates in the country and rates keep rising, Forbes reports.
The year 2015 was a year during which the property/casualty insurance industry worried and learned about disruptive forces, new competitors, new leaders and emerging risks, Insurance Journal’s Andrew G. Simpson reports.
South Floridians tamed the swamp in which they live, turning it into a thriving metropolis by corralling water into canals and retention ponds, building barrier islands and generally showing mankind’s indomitable will over nature. John Pacenti and Alexandra Seltzer report for the Palm Beach Post.
It was another year of lawsuits and settlements for the insurance industry to pay and learn from, Insurance Journal reports.
There were few winners and too many losers in Florida politics over the past year as legislative dysfunction took over in Tallahassee and the state Supreme Court stepped in on redistricting. Kevin Derby recaps the year for SunshineStateNews.com.
Florida lawmakers will begin the 2016 legislative session Jan. 12, with bills related to guns, abortion and policing reform, among other subjects. Carl McKinney previews for the Suwanee Democrat.
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