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PIFF RELEASES LEGISLATIVE CHAMPIONS FOR FLORIDA INSURANCE INDUSTRY

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIFF RELEASES LEGISLATIVE CHAMPIONS FOR FLORIDA INSURANCE INDUSTRY Two Florida Lawmakers Recognized for Work to Protect Florida Consumers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 3, 2018) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today named two Legislative Champions for work on issues impacting Florida insurance consumers during…

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Don’t Accept Bad Repeal of PIP

Sunshine State News February 28, 2018 – 12:15pm Michael Carlson Florida’s Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law, commonly known as “PIP,” is under attack in the Florida Legislature. The outcome — if trial lawyers succeed — will be increased insurance rates in 60 of 67 counties in Florida. They are trying to repeal PIP in favor of…

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Senators lash out at insurance industry during hearing on AOB reform

Florida Politics Michael Moline, February 6, 2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday stripped assignment of benefits legislation of an attorney-fee provision despised by the insurance industry. But that didn’t satisfy industry objections to the overall bill. And that really annoyed a couple of key senators. An amendment to CS/SB 1168 by Judiciary Committee chairman…

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Insurance industry’s Michael Carlson: We hope PIP-repeal study ‘will kill the bill’

Florida Politics Michael Moline, February 6, 2018 A Property Casualty Insurers Association of America study made a splash last week in Tallahassee by suggesting repeal of Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system would produce significant increases in motorists’ premiums. The findings contrast those of a similar study last year by Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, which estimated repeal…

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Texting and driving is not worth the danger it poses

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIFF: Texting and driving is not worth the danger it poses TALLAHASSEE, Fla., (Jan. 23, 2018) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today applauded the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism and Economic Development for passing Senate Bill 90, relating to the use…

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PIFF: “FLORIDA SENATE AOB PROPOSAL A GIANT STEP BACKWARD”

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIFF: “FLORIDA SENATE AOB PROPOSAL A GIANT STEP BACKWARD” TALLAHASSEE, Fla., (Jan. 16, 2018) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today issued the following statement on Senate Bill 1168, relating to insurance, filed by Senator Greg Steube (R-Sarasota). The bill is scheduled to…

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Beware of AOB Abusers

The dog says it all. Stop #AOBabuse. The Florida Senate has an opportunity to prove its commitment to constituents rather than caving to special interests.

LAWMAKERS MUST PUT CONSUMERS FIRST IN ANY REPEAL OF PIP SYSTEM

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWMAKERS MUST PUT CONSUMERS FIRST IN ANY REPEAL OF PIP SYSTEM TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) – The Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee today took an initial step toward repealing Florida’s fraud-riddled No-Fault/PIP auto insurance system with the passage of Senate Bill 150, filed…

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