Data Privacy Bills Should Not Become Lawsuit Mills

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., (March 23, 2021) – The Florida House Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee today passed House Bill 969 on consumer data privacy. Sponsored by Rep. Fiona McFarland, R-Sarasota, the bill imposes several requirements on businesses that use consumer information in Florida.    The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) expressed concern about broad…

Insurance priorities address marketplace challenges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 27, 2020) — Florida’s personal lines insurance market is still under stress from lawsuit abuse and hurricane recovery. One year since category 5 Hurricane Michael, packing 155-mile-per-hour winds, threw the people, land and economy of northwest Florida into disarray, the unprecedented damage is still very apparent. Recovery is ongoing. Floridians are not…

Add these Insurance Tips to Hurricane Preparations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As Florida braces itself for Hurricane Dorian, forecast to arrive just as National Preparedness Month begins, the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) urges Floridians to take immediate steps to protect themselves and their loved ones. In addition to replenishing basic supplies, preparing for the unique needs of children, elderly relatives and pets,…

Scott Matiyow Joins PIFF as VP of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (August 21, 2019) — The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) announced Scott Matiyow as the organization’s new Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs. Matiyow will serve as a lead lobbyist on property and casualty insurance issues and will develop political strategy for PIFF’s political committee.   “Scott’s deep legislative experience and…