LAWMAKERS MUST PUT CONSUMERS FIRST IN ANY REPEAL OF PIP SYSTEM

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWMAKERS MUST PUT CONSUMERS FIRST IN ANY REPEAL OF PIP SYSTEM TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) – The Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee today took an initial step toward repealing Florida’s fraud-riddled No-Fault/PIP auto insurance system with the passage of Senate Bill 150, filed…

Our dangerous roads: As fatalities surge in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, we urge strong no texting while driving law

Jan. 5, 2018 News-Press Darla Letourneau, Special to The News-Press BikeWalkLee, a coalition raising public awareness and advocating for complete streets in Lee County, has long urged the Florida legislature to improve the safety of all road users in Florida. In particular, our top legislative priority for the past five years has been passing a…

SENATE PIP REPEAL BILL IS THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR FLORIDA

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SENATE PIP REPEAL BILL IS THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2018) – The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee will soon consider SB 150, which repeals Florida’s decades-old Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law and the Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) insurance mandate. The bill,…

2018 Legislative Priorities

Personal Insurance Federation of Florida 2018 Legislative Priorities The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) is a leading property & casualty insurance trade association that advocates for a healthy and competitive marketplace for the benefit of insurance consumers in Florida. PIFF member companies write 45 percent of automobile insurance policies in Florida and approximately 20…

Irma claims top $6 billion mark

Herald Tribune By John Hielscher Staff Writer Posted Dec 4, 2017 at 3:31 PM Claims for damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida have blown past the $6 billion mark. More than 853,000 property owners have filed claims for insured losses from Irma, which smashed through Florida on Sept. 10, according to a report Monday…