PIFF RELEASES

Hurricane Michael Victims Remain a Priority to Florida Insurers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., (Oct. 15, 2019) — The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today released the following statement and background information related to Hurricane Michael insurance claims. Tomorrow, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m., the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee will convene for a workshop on Hurricane Michael claims and the state of the domestic property…

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Add these Insurance Tips to Hurricane Preparations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As Florida braces itself for Hurricane Dorian, forecast to arrive just as National Preparedness Month begins, the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) urges Floridians to take immediate steps to protect themselves and their loved ones. In addition to replenishing basic supplies, preparing for the unique needs of children, elderly relatives and pets,…

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Scott Matiyow Joins PIFF as VP of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (August 21, 2019) — The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) announced Scott Matiyow as the organization’s new Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs. Matiyow will serve as a lead lobbyist on property and casualty insurance issues and will develop political strategy for PIFF’s political committee.   “Scott’s deep legislative experience and…

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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 in Florida. The bill, sponsored in the House by Representative Jackie…

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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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