The Global Dispatch: Florida bill will elevate texting while driving to a primary offense

The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF), a member of the FL DNT TXTNDRV COALITION, commended Florida lawmakers this week for supporting House Bill 107, Texting While Driving, which would make texting while driving a primary offense in Florida. The bill, sponsored in the House by Representative Jackie Toledo (R-Tampa) and Representative Emily Slosberg (D-Boca…

The Capitolist: A consumer coalition is hopeful this is the year state lawmakers address the issue of fraud and litigation in AOB’s

“AOB abuse is increasing at an alarming rate, now creeping into the auto glass realm,” added Michael Carlson, president of the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida. “We cannot allow another year of inaction to fuel Florida’s reputation as the AOB lawsuit capital of the nation. We are thankful to see the progress and engagement from…

Sunshine State News: 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.…