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Wednesday, October 22, 2014TALLAHASSEE — A hurricane hasn't made landfall in Florida in nearly nine years, but that hasn't kept property-insurance rates from increasing or becoming a bigger concern for homeowners. As he seeks re-election, Republican Gov. Rick Scott has maintained a free market approach to the industry. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, October 21, 2014Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater touted the arrests of more than 100 immigrant agriculture workers last July as an effort to crack down on the costly problem of workers compensation fraud.
But it quickly became apparent the raid on the Naples-area Oakes Farm fruit and vegetable pro... READ MORE >>
Monday, October 20, 2014Oct. 11--Some Keys residents might qualify for a refund of their flood insurance premiums from the Federal Emergency Management Agency starting this month, but it likely won't be much.
Monday at the Marathon Government Center, David Miller, associate administrator of FEMA's Federal Insurance a... READ MORE >>
Friday, October 17, 2014Hiring someone on an independent contractor basis has many advantages for employers. But treating workers like independent contractors when they should be classified as employees instead can cause costly problems. Independent contractors have many advantages for employers. READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 16, 2014Do you need individual health insurance to avoid penalties in 2015? You can make a better buying decision if you understand the types of plans available. When talking about health plans, the two major categories are fee-for-service and managed care. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, October 15, 2014A Florida injured worker was due an advance payment of workers compensation benefits because she proved that she faced financial hardship from her workplace injury, Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal ruled on October 7th. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, October 14, 2014The more things appear to change, the more they appear to stay the same. That's what a consumer health advocacy group in Florida is saying about double-digit health insurance premium increases that it says have been predating, and now post-dating, the passage of the Affordable Care Act. READ MORE >>
Monday, October 13, 2014LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Entrepreneurs like Jaime DiDomenico, owner of Sarasota-based Cool Today, have hard questions about the state constitutional amendment that would allow medical marijuana in Florida. Will it make their liability insurance go up? Will they be able to keep medical marijuana users off their workforce? READ MORE >>
Friday, October 10, 2014You may already know that homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage or sewage backup. But what about things your policy covers, but might not cover sufficiently? Replacing your home. In the event of a disaster that leads to a total loss, your policy pays up to the dwelling limit. READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 9, 2014A Florida appeals court recently held in Cammarata v. State Farm Florida Insurance Co. that an insured is not required to show that its insurer breached the insurance policy before it can bring a claim for bad faith. READ MORE >>