Category: Florida News

HCI Group Launches InsurTech Platform for Homeowners’ Insurance

Apr 25, 2018 | By

HCI Group announced today that its wholly owned insurance subsidiary, TypTap Insurance Company, has extended its proprietary online quoting and binding platform to include homeowners’ insurance. Previously, the platform was limited to offering TypTap’s flood insurance product.  https://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/hci-group-launches-insurtech-platform-for-homeowners-insurance-20180425-00670

Florida workers’ comp system hit by opioid crisis

Apr 25, 2018 | By

The workers’ compensation system and the injured workers it serves are not immune from the nation’s opioid crisis, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance.  THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA reports via FloridaPolitics.com. http://floridapolitics.com/archives/262079-workers-comp-system-hit-by-opioid-crisis

Liability Insurance Coverage Requirements Could be Increased for Florida Transportation-Disadvantaged Providers

Apr 25, 2018 | By

The Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged—part of the Florida Department of Transportation—is in process of accepting input on its development of a rule amendment to update the liability insurance coverage requirements for related transportation providers.  http://www.browardbusinesslawyer.com/liability-insurance-coverage-requirements-increased-florida-transportation-disadvantaged-providers/

Florida lawmakers swapping deals toward Special Session on gambling

Apr 25, 2018 | By

The impetus behind the Special Session effort is a proposed constitutional amendment that polls show will likely pass this November.  It would require a statewide vote to approve any future expansions of gambling.  FloridaPolitics.com’s Jim Rosica reports. http://floridapolitics.com/archives/262001-lawmakers-special-session-gambling