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Car Shops Give Tips On How To Avoid Accidentally Buying A Flood-Damaged Vehicle

Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma, hundreds of thousand of vehicles were flooded and destroyed in Florida and the Gulf Coast. Now, some of those car owners are allegedly trying to sell them, but not disclosing that they received any damage. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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FBI Widens Insurance Fraud Probe Of South Florida Attorneys

And police sources said more arrests are coming as part of a multiagency investigation into alleged insurance fraud by personal injury attorneys. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Home Or Car Damaged In Irma? Here’s What Your Insurance Will Cover

While no single insurance policy covers all the damage that a hurricane could cause, a mix of windstorm, homeowners and flood insurance will cover most post-hurricane predicaments. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Insurance Companies Provide $61.2 Million Toward Scholarships

The program makes it possible for low-income families across the state to send their children to schools best suited to meet their needs. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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7 Times You Shouldn’t File An Insurance Claim

It may seem like a waste of money to pay insurance premiums every month, then avoid filing a claim when you actually have damage. Yet sometimes, this is exactly what you should do to save money. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Insurance Study Ties Legal Pot To Boost In Car Crash Claims

The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, said in study results released Thursday that collision claims in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon went up 2.7 percent in the years since legal recreational marijuana sales began when compared with surrounding states. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Consumers Paying For Florida Legislature’s Inaction On Assignment Of Benefits (AOB) ‘Scams’ With Car Insurance, Too

Auto as well as homeowners Insurance rates for everyone are on the rise because of abusive practices. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Lawmakers Get Rid Of “No Fault” Insurance Law

The system has resulted in many fraudulent claims but no one is sure if the reform will end the fraud. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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

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

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

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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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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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