Florida News

A.M. Best Upgrades Prime Insurance Company with an A Rating

Specialty Excess and Surplus Lines Carrier’s Financial Stability Affirmed Chicago, Illinois, Salt Lake City, Utah and Naples, Florida, September 26, 2017- Prime Insurance Company announced today that A.M. Best Co. has upgraded their financial strength rating from A- to A …

First Light Program Managers, Inc. Acquires the Assets of Piedmont Transportation Underwriters, Inc.

Dania, FL, September 22, 2017 – Anthony L. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of First Light Program Managers, Inc. and James A. Butler, President of Piedmont Transportation Underwriters, Inc. of Winston-Salem, North Carolina announced on September 5, 2017 that they have …

Florida Hurricane Cat Fund Ready for Storm Season

The Florida fund that helps private insurers pay out claims after a hurricane continues to be in strong shape ahead of storm season. Estimates prepared by Raymond James show the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund will have $17.6 billion available this …

A New Market For Distressed Commercial Auto Risks In Florida

Chicago, IL, June 21, 2016 – Prime Property and Casualty Insurance Inc. (“PPCI”) has rolled into the Florida commercial auto market as a bold new admitted carrier specializing in insurance solutions for distressed and substandard risks. With PPCI, producers now …

Coastal Insurance Underwriters, Inc. Promotes Kim Bushong to Vice President

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, March 8, 2016- Coastal Insurance Underwriters, Inc. recently promoted Kimberly Bushong to Vice President. Kim graduated from Florida State University with her Bachelor of Science in Finance and Risk Management and Insurance, and recently completed her …

Academy of Insurance Partners with PIA of Florida to Offer Online Insurance Training

Tallahassee, FL – February 4, 2016 — The insurance marketplace is ever changing and continued training is the rule of the day. The high cost of off-site training can be prohibitive for a lot of agencies. Today, that all changes …

Academy of Insurance Partners with LAAIA to Offer Online Insurance Training

Miami, FL, November 16, 2015 — The insurance marketplace is ever changing and continued training is the rule of the day. The high cost of off-site training can be prohibitive for a lot of agencies. Today, that all changes thanks …

Uber Headache if More Drivers Want Full-Time Status

Thousands of new full-time workers would spring into existence if Uber is forced to stop treating some of its drivers like contract workers, and the benefits that come with that employee status may entice part-time rideshare drivers to beef up …

Worldwide Facilities, LLC Establishes Binding Authority Hub in Orlando

Orlando, FL, August 10, 2015 — Worldwide Facilities, LLC announced today that its Orlando office has recently been designated the company’s binding authority hub serving all states east of the Rocky Mountains. “This binding authority expansion allows the Orlando office …

Insurance Association to Hold 45th Annual Convention and South Florida’s Largest Insurance Trade Fair

The convention will run from August 5-9 at the Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood with the Trade Fair on Friday, August 8th. Miami, FL, June 21 2015—Over 1,000 insurance agency owners, brokers, agents, customer service representatives and administrators from across …