CFO Jeff Atwater and Commissioner David Altmaier to Host Insurance Roundtable Marking the End of Hurricane Season

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – On Friday, December 2, 2016, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier will host a roundtable discussion focused on the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which ends today, November 30. Insurance company executives will join local leaders to discuss Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, two storms that ended Florida’s…

Pricier Than Necessary Hurricane Repairs in St. Johns County Could Become a Concern, Official Says

St Augustine Record – Sheldon Garner As people work to return to their homes impacted by Hurricane Matthew, some might end up being charged more than they should for repair work or running into other problems. With pressures surrounding rebuilding and being displaced after a storm, it becomes common to hear stories of homeowners who…

Hurricane Matthew Property Damage? Important Information from Florida’s Consumer Protection Coalition

Florida’s Consumer Protection Coalition offers the following suggestions for what to do if your property has suffered hurricane damage: If your home or apartment suffers damage from Hurricane Matthew, contact your insurance agent or your insurance company first and as soon as possible. They are in the best position to assist you quickly. Do not…

Insurers Say They’re Ready to Pay Claims No Matter What Happens with Matthew

Hurricane Matthew could be the first major test of claims-handling capabilities by numerous young insurance companies created since the 2004-05 run of hurricanes that ended with Wilma. And with Matthew’s path still uncertain but looking likely to impact the state, insurers are urging policyholders to protect themselves and their properties while assuring they stand ready…

FLORIDA BRACES FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW – FIND IMPORTANT INFORMATION HERE

October 4, 2016 Samantha Sexton – VP Legislative and Regulatory Affairs – Personal Insurance Federation of Florida With life-threatening rains expected to saturate Florida’s east coast, the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida urges consumers to brace for Hurricane Matthew’s approach. By preparing for the worst circumstances, homeowners can increase their odds of not only protecting…

CONSUMER ALERT: OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION EMAIL SCAM TARGETING FLORIDIANS

For Immediate Release: CONSUMER ALERT: OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION EMAIL SCAM TARGETING FLORIDIANS TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) and the Department of Financial Services (DFS) have been made aware of a scam involving the unauthorized use of Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier’s name and position. A fraudulent email, appearing to be sent…