Support for new texting-while-driving law grows. So do concerns it will lead to more racial profiling.

Tampa Bay Times Steve Bousquet, December 5, 2017 Support is building across Florida for a stronger texting-while-driving law, but some black legislators will fight the idea, claiming that it would invite more abuses by police. A broad coalition of groups representing police, sheriffs, parents, retirees, doctors, businesses and others is mobilizing to pass a bill…

Florida insurers caution homeowners against signing assignment of benefits

Florida Record Michael Carroll  Sep. 18, 2017, 7:02am TALLAHASSEE — Florida insurance companies are warning property owners who sustained damage from Hurricane Irma to avoid fraud by not signing away their insurance rights to third parties.The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) issued a similar warning last week. “Homeowners should … be cautious of unscrupulous…

PIFF STATEMENT OPPOSING PREJUDGMENT INTEREST LEGISLATION

Contact: Michael Carlson President, Personal Insurance Federation of Florida PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PIFF STATEMENT OPPOSING PREJUDGMENT INTEREST LEGISLATION TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2017) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today issued the following statement regarding its opposition to Senate and House prejudgment interest bills. HB 469, by…

PIFF PRAISES HOUSE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE FOR PASSING LEGISLATION CLARIFYING INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR TNC DRIVERS

PIFF Statement on HB 221 Feb 21 2017 Contact: Michael Carlson President, Personal Insurance Federation of Florida PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIFF PRAISES HOUSE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE FOR PASSING LEGISLATION CLARIFYING INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR TNC DRIVERS TALLAHASSEE, FL, (February 21, 2017) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today applauded the…

PIFF WEEKLY LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: COMMITTEE WEEK 5

PIFF LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Committee Week 5 2017 February 16, 2017 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. HB 47 – Relating to Texting While Driving Representative Stark Summary: Revises penalties…

Editorial: Water Claims Spell Trouble for Florida Property Insurance Market

Tampa Bay Times Editorial A steady drip usually signals bigger trouble, and this is no exception. Insurance claims and lawsuits for water damage are climbing, and the mess is spreading from South Florida to Tampa Bay. That means trouble for private insurers and the state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. And that means trouble for homeowners…