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PIFF Cheers Progress of Texting While Driving Bill

­ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  PIFF Cheers Progress of Texting While Driving Bill  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 5, 2019) — 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…

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AOB Reform Hits Tallahassee Airwaves

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 6, 2019) — The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF), a member of the Consumer Protection Coalition, is taking to Tallahassee airwaves to help explain the issue of assignment of benefits (AOB) abuse. The group is running radio ads on Tallahassee’s WFLA station to explain the need for reform. The 60-second ad…

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Former Supreme Court Justice Ken Bell Makes Case for AOB Reform

AOB Abuse Rewards Few at Expense of Many TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2019) — Today, the Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee held a workshop on the assignment of benefits (AOB) issue, with a focus on the need for attorney fee reform. Former Supreme Court Justice Ken Bell, representing the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida…

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PIFF Releases Priority Issues to Protect Florida Insurance Consumers

New Infographics Break Down How and Why AOB Abuse is a Problem TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 7, 2019) — The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today released its 2019 legislative priority issues, which are intended to address challenges in the insurance markets and protect Florida insurance consumers. As the Florida Legislature convenes for its second…

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PIFF RELEASES LEGISLATIVE CHAMPIONS FOR FLORIDA INSURANCE INDUSTRY

Contact: Michael Carlson PH: (850) 597-7425 michael.carlson@piff.net FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIFF RELEASES LEGISLATIVE CHAMPIONS FOR FLORIDA INSURANCE INDUSTRY Two Florida Lawmakers Recognized for Work to Protect Florida Consumers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 3, 2018) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today named two Legislative Champions for work on issues impacting Florida insurance consumers during…

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Don’t Accept Bad Repeal of PIP

Sunshine State News February 28, 2018 – 12:15pm Michael Carlson Florida’s Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law, commonly known as “PIP,” is under attack in the Florida Legislature. The outcome — if trial lawyers succeed — will be increased insurance rates in 60 of 67 counties in Florida. They are trying to repeal PIP in favor of…

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Senators lash out at insurance industry during hearing on AOB reform

Florida Politics Michael Moline, February 6, 2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday stripped assignment of benefits legislation of an attorney-fee provision despised by the insurance industry. But that didn’t satisfy industry objections to the overall bill. And that really annoyed a couple of key senators. An amendment to CS/SB 1168 by Judiciary Committee chairman…

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Insurance industry’s Michael Carlson: We hope PIP-repeal study ‘will kill the bill’

Florida Politics Michael Moline, February 6, 2018 A Property Casualty Insurers Association of America study made a splash last week in Tallahassee by suggesting repeal of Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system would produce significant increases in motorists’ premiums. The findings contrast those of a similar study last year by Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, which estimated repeal…

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