Uber Revs Effort For Spot In Special Session

MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) —  Uber is revving up their efforts for a spot in the Legislature’s special session. The regular legislative session ended last week without approval of a proposal for statewide regulations that would override local rules for fast-growing transportation networks such as Uber. Also, lawmakers failed to take action on new insurance requirements for…

Florida State Storm Fund Disclosures Spark Debate

April 14–Proponents say the time is right for Cabinet officials to approve a first-ever plan for theFlorida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund to buy private reinsurance, but opponents say it’s a better deal forBermuda financiers thanFlorida homeowners. Skeptics questioned terms disclosed less than 24 hours before a Cabinet meeting today they understand to show homeowners will pay$12.60…

‘Assignment of Benefits’ a Bonanza for Trial Lawyers and Vendors, Bad for Consumers

By Peter Schorsch – Mar 26, 2015 Bills are gaining momentum in both the House and Senate to rein in a rapidly growing insurance scam in which sketchy trial lawyers and remediation firms are getting stressed-out homeowners to sign over their policy benefits and rights after a burst water pipe or similar home emergency. Assignment…