STATE FARM® PREPARING FOR HURRICANE IRMA IN FLORIDA

Contact Michal Brower, State Farm spokesperson for Florida (863) 318-3088 or (863) 307-8559 cell michal.brower.qufe@statefarm.com   STATE FARM® PREPARING FOR HURRICANE IRMA IN FLORIDA   Sept. 6, 2017 – FLORIDA – State Farm Insurance is preparing for predicted impact of Hurricane Irma in Florida. To provide the best possible service and response to customers who…

Allstate Hurricane Preparedness: Hurricane Irma

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:            Carla Signoret (727) 573-6869 csign@allstate.com    Approaching storm could mean damage and heavy rain   LARGO, FL, Sept. 6, 2017 – Hurricane Irma is approaching and it is important to respect local authorities and law enforcement decisions on when to evacuate and when it is safe to return home.  …

PREPARE FOR HURRICANE IRMA; BEWARE OF AOB SCAMS

Contact: Michael Carlson President, Personal Insurance Federation of Florida PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PREPARE FOR HURRICANE IRMA; BEWARE OF AOB SCAMS   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2017) – As Hurricane Irma strengthens and continues to track toward Florida, the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida urges homeowners to ensure that they are…

Pam Bondi activates price gouging hotline

September 5, 2017 Florida Politics, Staff Reports   Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday night activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for all consumers in Florida. The opening of the hotline came after Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in all 67 counties because of Hurricane Irma—a Category 4 hurricane that could hit the state this week. “Floridians need…

Florida Domestic Insurer Sawgrass Mutual to ‘Wind Down’ Operations

Insurance Journal, Amy O’Connor August 23, 2017 Just a day after being downgraded by ratings agency Demotech, Florida-based insurer Sawgrass Mutual Insurance Company has revealed it is under administrative supervision by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. According to an amended consent order for administrative supervision dated Aug. 22, 2017, Sawgrass notified OIR of a…

Flood maps changing for Treasure, Space coasts; some property owners getting good news

Lisa Broadt, lisa.broadt@tcpalm.comPublished 2:42 p.m. ET Aug. 18, 2017 | Updated 9:07 a.m. ET Aug. 19, 2017 Treasure Coast and Space Coast property owners now can find out if their flood insurance premiums are likely to increase next year. Six years after initiating a review, the Federal Emergency Management Agency earlier this summer released draft updated coastal hazard…

Congress has one month to fix flood insurance. Hurricane Harvey makes it harder.

Posted by Alex Daugherty on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 at 6:42 PM @alextdaugherty For months, political foes like Marco Rubio and Elizabeth Warren united behind a push to overhaul the nation’s flood insurance program by capping annual premium increases and focusing on preventing damage in future floods. Hurricane Harvey could change all of that. Congress has spent most of 2017…