SENATE PIP REPEAL BILL IS THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR FLORIDA

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SENATE PIP REPEAL BILL IS THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2018) – The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee will soon consider SB 150, which repeals Florida’s decades-old Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law and the Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) insurance mandate. The bill,…

2018 Legislative Priorities

Personal Insurance Federation of Florida 2018 Legislative Priorities The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) is a leading property & casualty insurance trade association that advocates for a healthy and competitive marketplace for the benefit of insurance consumers in Florida. PIFF member companies write 45 percent of automobile insurance policies in Florida and approximately 20…

Irma claims top $6 billion mark

Herald Tribune By John Hielscher Staff Writer Posted Dec 4, 2017 at 3:31 PM Claims for damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida have blown past the $6 billion mark. More than 853,000 property owners have filed claims for insured losses from Irma, which smashed through Florida on Sept. 10, according to a report Monday…

Support for new texting-while-driving law grows. So do concerns it will lead to more racial profiling.

Tampa Bay Times Steve Bousquet, December 5, 2017 Support is building across Florida for a stronger texting-while-driving law, but some black legislators will fight the idea, claiming that it would invite more abuses by police. A broad coalition of groups representing police, sheriffs, parents, retirees, doctors, businesses and others is mobilizing to pass a bill…