Florida insurance News

Commentary: It is a Catastrophe that No One Listens to the Experts on Florida

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.” Although the author is unknown, this comment is often attributed to Mark Twain or Thomas Jefferson. Having spent more than 27 years …

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Florida’s 2015 Insurance Legislation Takes Effect

Below is a list of insurance-related Florida legislation passed by lawmakers in the 2015 regular session. All legislation has been approved by Governor Rick Scott and became effective as of July 1, 2015. HB1133 – Florida Agent Licensing Aligns college …

Florida Insurance Rates Still High Despite Several Storm-Free Seasons

Living in a (semi)-tropical paradise has a price – and apparently, not even going nine years without a major hurricane strike will change that. While Florida’s property insurance market has stabilized somewhat since eight storms battered the state in 2004 …

Florida Cabinet Approves PIP Benefit Rule Sought by Insurers

Florida officials have approved an emergency rule that will allow auto insurers providing no-fault coverage to use a form informing accident victims of their benefits under the state’s revised personal injury protection law. The Florida Cabinet approved the emergency rule …