Hidden Camera Investigation Reveals the High Cost of ‘Free’ Roof Offers

ORLANDO,Fla. — Action 9 exposed some bogus offers to replace home roofs for free. In a hidden camera investigation, Action 9’s Todd Ulrich found out how the offers drive up the cost of insurance. The fliers left on front doors may claim a roof is damaged, and can be replaced for free. Several homeowners contacted…

Assignment of Benefits Reform – Watch this Revealing Video

Florida homeowners are paying more in insurance premiums because of a scheme that abuses the “assignment of benefits” (AOB) law. In recent years, dishonest trial lawyers and contractors — generally water remediation firms, roofing contractors and plumbers — have come up with a new scheme involving AOBs and bilking the system. HB 669 and SB…

Assignment of Benefits: Demotech Analysis

Demotech, Inc., a Columbus Ohio based financial analysis and actuarial services company, was the first company to review and rate independent regional and specialty insurers.  Demotech reviews, rates and monitors more than 400 insurers countrywide, in all fifty states, including more than 50 insurers representing nearly 60% of Florida’s Homeowners’ insurance marketplace. The majority of…