PIFF URGES HOUSE TO ADOPT SENSIBLE REFORMS TO FLORIDA “BAD FAITH” LAW

  Contact: Michael Carlson President, Personal Insurance Federation of Florida PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PIFF URGES HOUSE TO ADOPT SENSIBLE REFORMS TO FLORIDA “BAD FAITH” LAW   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2017) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today urged members of the House Commerce Committee to pass…

Committee meetings emphasize need for Assignment of Benefits (AOB) reform this session

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Oct. 24, 2017) – Legislative meetings about Assignment of Benefits underscored the need for comprehensive reform to end abusive AOB practices that are driving up the cost of property insurance and threatening the affordability of home ownership for many Floridians, the Consumer Protection Coalition said today.   Members of the Senate Banking and…

The state senator discussed what will be happening in the upcoming legislative session.

PortOrangeObserver.com By: Nichole Osinski, Staff Writer Hurricane Irma not only brought destruction, but according to Florida State Senator Dorothy L. Hukill, it is bringing changes. On Friday, Oct. 20, at the Riverside Pavilion, Hukill discussed the aftermath of the hurricane and new bills that will be filed in the upcoming legislative session. According to Hukill, the most recent…

Florida Senator Renews Effort to Combat One-Way Attorney’s Fees in Assignment of Benefits Cases

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Insurance industry groups are backing a Florida state senator’s reintroduction of legislation intended to reduce water damage claims litigation by preventing attorney fee awards in cases involving assignment of benefits to third parties.   Senate Bill 62, offered by Republican Sen. Dorothy Hukill, is the same legislation she offered for the 2017…