Money from Misery: Meet Harvey Cohen, the Johnny Appleseed of ‘Assignment of Benefits’ Claims

Ever wonder where “assignment of benefits” abuse came from? Let me introduce you to Harvey V. Cohen of Orlando and Maitland and any place else where tragedy has befallen Florida homeowners. Cohen is the self-professed “go-to attorney for assignment of benefits contract cases … known throughout the state of Florida and nationwide,” reads his bio.…

Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis Debunks Top Hurricane Insurance Myths

5/9/2018 For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Contact: 850.413.2842, Communications@MyFloridaCFO.com Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis Debunks Top Hurricane Insurance Myths TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week’s “Get an Insurance Check Up” day, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis reminds Floridians that now, more than ever, is the time to prepare for…

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…

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…

Attempt to overhaul state’s no-fault auto insurance system fails in Senate subcommittee

Tampa Bay Times February 28, 2018 Elizabeth Koh A controversial bill that would have repealed the state’s no-fault auto insurance system and personal injury protection requirement was effectively killed Wednesday afternoon by a Senate subcommittee, though a procedural move to temporarily postpone the legislation put it on life support. The legislation, one of House Speaker…