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Trade Association Sues Florida Insurance Commissioner for Allowing Property Insurance Companies to Circumvent State...

With the Florida Legislature preparing to debate property insurance legislation during the upcoming special session next week, a nonprofit trade association advocating for the rights of homeowners and independent contractor businesses this week sued...

American Property Casualty Insurance Association Releases Priorities for 2022 Florida Legislative Session

On Monday, the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) outlined its top priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session, which include: working with lawmakers to build upon the 2021 reforms to help stabilize Florida’s ailing...

Personal Insurance Federation of Florida Unveils 2022 Legislative Priorities

With the Legislature getting ready to hold its regular session in Tallahassee at the start of the new year, on Tuesday, the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) released its policy priorities for 2022. PIFF’s...
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OIR Highlights How it Protected Floridians in 2020

“In an unprecedented year, thanks to Governor DeSantis’ decisive leadership, the Office of Insurance Regulation was able to act quickly to take proactive steps to protect consumers,” said Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. “I remain resolute in my commitment to consumer protection, and while 2020 has provided challenges, we have risen to meet them. As we move forward, OIR will continue its work to promote a stable and competitive insurance market for Floridians.”

Jimmy Patronis Wants Congress to Develop Business Interruption Insurance Fix

Last week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to the Florida congressional delegation requesting Congress work on a solution for business interruption insurance.

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Offers Guidelines for Insurers on Workers’ Comp, Telehealth Issues...

This week, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation offered some guidelines for insurers dealing with workers’ compensation coverage and telehealth matters as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Jimmy Patronis: With Hurricane Dorian in Caribbean, Floridians Need to Pay Attention to Insurance...

The CFO’s office offered “Disaster Preparedness Tips” for Floridians.

Assignment of Benefits Reform Sorely Needed

Unfortunately, the ways in which repairs are carried out are proving to be one of the leading causes of rising insurance costs in the state.