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Fired State Trooper Accused Of Helping Miami Beach Dentist Get Away With Hit And Run

A body shop owner related to the dentist’s girlfriend’s was separately accused of billing the dentist’s insurance company for work that he didn’t perform. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Bill Would Lower Fire Prevention Costs For Condo Associations

Community associations across Florida say they’ve wrestled for years with rules requiring some to install sprinklers devices, or take an opt-out vote by 2016 and instead create engineered life safety systems. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Jeff Brandes Files Bill To Crack Down On Insurance Fraud

Brandes noted that fraud cases can account for up to 10 percent of an insurance company’s yearly losses. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Could Fitbit Data Be Used To Deny You Health Insurance?

While it sounds lucrative to wear a fitness tracking device to earn cash from your health insurance company, and good for the companies that want healthier insurance customers, it’s not quite so simple. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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17 Indicted In Florida Condo Mortgage Scam

The alleged scam could have far-reaching consequences. Each defendant faces a $1 million fine, mandatory restitution and up to 30 years in prison. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

VIDEO: They Speed, Run Red Lights, Text While Driving – No Wonder They’re No. 1 On The List

U.S. traffic deaths rose by more than 7 percent, to 35,092 in 2015, the largest single-year increase in five decades. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Proposals Re-Emerge To Pull ‘PIP’ From Florida Auto-Insurance Policies

Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system could be nearing the end of its road. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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5 Home Repairs To Make Now To Avoid Problems Later

Some home repairs, if left unchecked, can quickly domino into major disasters. To identify priority home repairs, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE

The Ticket Clinic Accused Of Selling Bogus Driving School Diplomas

The Ticket Clinic’s explosive growth, amid a lack of oversight both at the state level and within the firm, has made it ripe for abuses. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Wi-Fi Home Security Systems Not Impressing Home Insurers

The question is whether the internet-connected versions of this equipment will be even more effective than their analog counterparts. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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5 Car Insurance Secrets For Parents With Teens

A recent survey showed teen drivers increase rates by as much as 44 to 62 percent. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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How Building Permits Protect Homeowners

Due to the cost and time involved with securing permits, some homeowners skip this step so they can begin a project promptly. However, this can end up being a costly mistake. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Should You Raise Your Auto Insurance Deductible?

It all depends on where you live and how much money you have in savings. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Ride Sharing Legislation Back Again

Florida remains without a statewide law regulating ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Lawmakers Set To Take Another Stab At Fixing Insurance Claim Abuses

Banking and insurance panels from the state Senate and House will kick off this year’s efforts to solve the “assignment of benefits” problem that home insurers say will trigger annual insurance rate hikes for South Florida homeowners indefinitely if not resolved. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE