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Florida Insured Losses from Hurricane Michael Top $2B, And Growing

Total estimated insured losses from Hurricane Michael have reached more than $2.1 billion, according to the most recent data from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The current number of claims from Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm that hit …

Federal Tax Cuts Spur 1.8% Decrease in Florida Workers’ Comp Rates

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved a 1.8 percent rate decrease for workers’ compensation insurance in Florida. The decrease was filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) in a law-only filing resulting from the effects …

Here’s What a Category 5 Hurricane Could Do to Florida

Florida hasn’t suffered a category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew hit the north Miami area on Aug. 24 1992, but the risk of such a storm has not gone away or even declined. In fact, the state’s risk of destruction …

25 Years Later…What If an Andrew-Type Storm Hit Florida Today?

Though Florida hasn’t suffered a category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew hit the north Miami area on Aug. 24 1992, the risk of such a storm has not gone away or even declined. In fact, the state’s risk of destruction …

Florida Regulators Set Date for Citizens Public Rate Hearing

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) announced it will conduct a rate hearing on Aug. 31, 2017 to receive public comment on Citizens’ proposed rate changes for its business in the Coastal Account (CA), Commercial Lines Account, and Personal …

Florida Approves Nearly 1,500 Citizens Commercial Policies for July Takeouts

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved the following company to participate in the July Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens) take-out period. For the June 20, 2017 Commercial Residential Take-Out period: Weston Insurance Company – approved to remove …

Florida Approves 15K Citizens Policies for April Take-Outs

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has approved the following company to participate in the April Citizens Property Insurance Corp. take-out period. April 18, 2017 Personal Residential Take-Out Period: Southern Oak Insurance Co. – approved to remove up to …