Florida Commissioner McCarty News

Florida Commissioner McCarty Touts State Regulation Before Congress

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty championed flexible state insurance regulation and warned against “one-size-fits-all” bank-like regulation for insurers in recent testimony before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., on both domestic and international insurance issues. McCarty …

Consumer Group Urges Florida to Keep McCarty as Commissioner

A national consumer group is urging Florida to keep its current insurance regulator, a man the group says is one of the best regulators in the country but who is rumored to be under pressure to resign by the Scott …

Florida Fines Universal P/C $1.3M for Claims Delays, Notice Failures

Florida’s second largest property insurer is being hit with a fine of nearly $1.3 million. Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty announced that his office was assessing a fine against Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Co. Universal has roughly 542,000 policyholders …

Florida Regulator McCarty Offers Reform Map to Smaller Citizens Property Insurance

Florida’s insurance commissioner has proposed a set of reforms designed to return the state-back property insurer to being a residual market, while at the same time offering the private insurance market incentives to take on more property risks. Insurance Commissioner …