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3 Ways Drones Could Change Insurance Industry

The insurance industry could save as much as $6.8 billion per year by using remote-controlled drones. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Flood-Damaged Cars Back On The Market And Sold With Deception

Florida is among the top 5 states that end up with these vehicles. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Want To Know Your Risk Of Flooding? Plantation Company Develops Prediction Models

It’s one thing to hear about the possibility of catastrophe. It’s another when you learn exactly how these might affect you and your home. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Citizens’ Rate Increase Request Further Proof Of Need For Assignment Of Benefits Reform

Last year in South Florida, more than 55 percent of claims submitted involved an AOB or had legal representation before the claim was even reported to Citizens. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Florida Agents Putting New Law To Work To Attract Millennials To Insurance Careers

Jeff Grady, CEO of the Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA), thinks the workforce development program has great potential for the industry and a new generation of employees. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Sides In Insurance Standoff Find Reason For Optimism

Unlike their usual methods of venting over the past four years, the opposing sides listened to each other. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Get Organized For Hurricane Season

Perhaps one of the most important things to remember is never take Mother Nature for granted and always be prepared. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR SOME HINTS ON HOW TO WEATHER THE STORM

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Hurricane Insurance Scam Driving Up Florida Premiums

The number of questionable, non-catastrophe claims is soaring. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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State Hurricane Catastrophe Fund In Best Shape Ever

The fund should have surplus seasonal coverage capacity for the first time starting June 1. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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VIDEO: Water and Flood Damage – What Is and Is Not Covered

Water can damage your home in many ways. Do you know what is covered and what isn’t? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO FIND OUT

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Insurers Widening Lists Of Things They Won’t Cover

Increased costs to settle water damage and other losses in the tri-county area in particular are prompting companies to expand their ineligible risks with characteristics they believe lead to more claims. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Insurance Rates Set To Rise As Legislature Fails To Enact Reform

The Florida Property & Casualty Association blamed Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, R-Miami, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, for failing to bring up a bill. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

El Nino Adds To Insurer Warning On U.S.-Leading Florida Weather Risks

The data suggests Florida — with its flat landscape, canals, and the nation’s most flood policies on properties — best be on alert the rest of this winter. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Citizens Property Insurance Seeks Changes For Water Claims

The Citizens Board of Governors on Wednesday unanimously agreed to move forward with changes involving how water-damage claims are handled. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

10 Years Without A Hurricane: Florida Sets Record

“We’ve been exceptionally lucky for a long period of time,” Brennan said. “But you can’t count on that to continue.” CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE