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18 12, 2023

Are Billions in Wind Mitigation the Answer for Florida’s Insurance Problems?

By | December 18th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Billions in Wind Mitigation the Answer for Florida’s Insurance Problems?

While Florida’s property insurance landscape appears to be leveling out, much more funding is needed to fortify homes against hurricane winds and prevent devastating losses for insureds and insurers, a few panelists said at the Florida Chamber’s Insurance Summit last …

17 11, 2023

Mom Not Liable in Son’s Crash of Family Car, Florida Supreme Court Says

By | November 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mom Not Liable in Son’s Crash of Family Car, Florida Supreme Court Says

Florida families and their auto insurers can rest a little easier after the state Supreme Court decided Thursday that a mom cannot be held vicariously liable for an accident caused by her son who had borrowed the family car. In …

14 11, 2023

Dash Cams in Fleet Vehicles are Key to Avoiding Nuclear Verdicts, Risk Managers Say

By | November 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dash Cams in Fleet Vehicles are Key to Avoiding Nuclear Verdicts, Risk Managers Say

ORLANDO, Fla. — Cameras. One showing the driver and another facing forward. Those can be the keys to avoiding nuclear verdicts after auto and truck crashes, especially for companies with fleets of vehicles and relatively inexperienced drivers, two Crum & …

27 10, 2023

Appeals Court Upholds $12M Verdict in Fatal Keys Crash; Insurer Facing Bad-Faith Claim

By | October 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Appeals Court Upholds $12M Verdict in Fatal Keys Crash; Insurer Facing Bad-Faith Claim

A federal appeals court this week upheld a $12 million jury award against a gravel and waste-hauling company in a horrific highway accident that killed four Spanish women who were on vacation in the Florida Keys in 2018. But it’s …

25 10, 2023

Six Years After They Began, Strems’ Massive Litigation Actions Detailed in Book

By | October 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Six Years After They Began, Strems’ Massive Litigation Actions Detailed in Book

The story of disbarred Florida plaintiffs’ attorney Scot Strems has been told, in bits and pieces, in this publication and others over the last six years. But the saga and Strems’ alleged actions and the havoc they caused in the …

23 10, 2023

Florida Special Session Called to Punish Iran…and Help Floridians with Wind Mitigation

By | October 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida Special Session Called to Punish Iran…and Help Floridians with Wind Mitigation

Florida lawmakers have agreed to convene in another special session – the sixth in three years – this time to sanction the country of Iran but with a little indirect Florida property insurance relief also on the agenda. The call …

29 08, 2023

Kentucky Supreme Court: Docs Must Bill for Injured Workers Within 45 Days

By | August 29th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kentucky Supreme Court: Docs Must Bill for Injured Workers Within 45 Days

Medical providers who treat injured workers in Kentucky must bill the employer/insurer within 45 days, even before a workers’ compensation claim has been filed and before an employer’s liability has been established, the Kentucky Supreme Court decided this week. The …

21 08, 2023

A Year After Uproar over Demotech Ratings, Little Has Changed, But Questions Remain

By | August 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Year After Uproar over Demotech Ratings, Little Has Changed, But Questions Remain

A little more than a year ago, the Demotech financial rating firm ignited a storm of controversy in Florida when it sent letters to a reported 16 insurance carriers, warning that the companies were about to have their financial stability …

17 08, 2023

Some Workplace Shootings May Not be Compensable, Florida Appeals Court Says

By | August 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Some Workplace Shootings May Not be Compensable, Florida Appeals Court Says

Workplace shootings, more common than ever now, may happen in the course and scope of employment. But do they have to be work-related to make the victims eligible for workers’ compensation benefits? That’s the question that a Florida appeals court …

15 08, 2023

More Signs of Life in Florida: New Insurers in Market, More Citizens Takeouts

By | August 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on More Signs of Life in Florida: New Insurers in Market, More Citizens Takeouts

Florida’s property insurance market is showing more signs of life, with another company requesting a large takeout order from Citizens Property Insurance and two new companies entering the arena. Tampa-based HCI Group’s CEO Paresh Patel said in an earnings call …