Florida 2020 Legislative Session News

Florida Legislative Session 2020: Insurance Bills to Watch

The Florida insurance industry will be focused on several key issues this session, including reform for auto glass (windshield) assignment of benefits (AOB) abuse, reforms to the state’s legal system, as well as changes to the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. …

Florida Legislative Preview 2020: Industry Calls On Lawmakers to Reform Lawsuit Abuse

The Florida Legislature started its 2020 legislative session this week and lawmakers are set to consider a number of insurance-focused issues over the course of the 60-day period. At the top of the list for industry and consumer advocates are …

More Than a Dozen Florida Insurers Facing Ratings Downgrades

The rating agency responsible for assigning financial stability ratings (FSR) to more than 40 Florida domestic insurers has warned that several carriers will receive downgrades due to deteriorating conditions in the state’s property insurance market, and more than a dozen …

Commentary: As Flood Threat Grows, Florida Must Mandate Flood Risk Disclosure

The climate is changing, and it has become abundantly clear that Florida is going to be badly damaged in the decades ahead. With the state experiencing increasingly devastating effects of severe tropical weather and frequent flooding in some neighborhoods, there …