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Florida’s Trial Bar Hurricane

Legal abuse threatens Florida’s insurers and homeowners. 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

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Citizens Property Insurance Expects To Grow In 2017, Entering ‘Different Stage’

After years of jettisoning customers, Florida’s last-resort insurer expects to get bigger in 2017 — returning to more than half a million policies. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Insurer Slaps Cap On Water Claims

Don’t count on getting more than $10,000 of damage covered if your home is at least 40 years old and insured by this carrier. 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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Citizens Hires Company To Review Water Damage Repair Estimates, Negotiate Lower Invoices

The company’s board of governors on Tuesday agreed to a five-year, $1.8 million contract with Fort Myers-based Lynx Services LLC, a third-party claims management firm. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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About Face: Citizens Expects More Customers In 2017

Citizens is asking for an average 6.8 percent rate increase statewide. 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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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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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

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Citizens Files Request For 72-Hour Deadline To Report Loss

It all comes down to, “What did you know, and when did you know it?” CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Look Who’s Set To Get As Many As 71,500 Citizens Policies In March

Homeowners have a right to stay with Citizens if they wish, but they must take formal action. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Citizens Policyholders To Get Free Credit Monitoring After Mail Error

Nearly 20,000 policyholders will be offered a year of free credit monitoring because some of their information was sent to a wrong address. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Home Repair Insurance Claim Fraud Hammering Florida

The issue is driving up homeowners’ insurance rates by about 17 percent annually. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE