Court Question’s Insurance Office’s Claim to State Farm Sales Information

Florida Politics  Michael Moline A state appeal court panel appeared skeptical Thursday of the Office of Insurance Regulation’s arguments that trade-secrets protections don’t exempt State Farm Florida from having to turn over business information for public scrutiny. The judges wondered whether the plain language of the trade-secret exemption in Florida’s public records law doesn’t protect…

SENATE WORKSHOP MAKES THE CASE FOR AOB REFORM

SENATE WORKSHOP MAKES THE CASE FOR AOB REFORM   TALLAHASSEE, FL, (January 10, 2017) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida today applauded the Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance for holding a workshop on property insurance and the problem of non-catastrophe water claims and related “assignment of benefit” abuse. During today’s presentation, critical evidence…

Lawmakers Set to Take Another Stab at Fixing Insurance Claims Abuses

Sun Sentinel – Ron Hurtibise Groundhog Day isn’t until Feb. 2, but two legislative meetings scheduled next week in Tallahassee will likely have a “been-there, done-that” feel to many of the participants. Banking and insurance panels from the state Senate and House will kick off this year’s efforts to solve the “assignment of benefits” problem…