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Thursday, September 7, 2017 Hurricane Irma will likely make landfall in the U.S. within the next few days. This is an extremely dangerous Category 5 storm. It will likely have major impacts throughout the Southeast. You want to keep your home, family and assets as safe as possible during Irma. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 8, 2015Under the workers compensation agreement, the employer agrees to compensate an employee for any work-related injury or illness — unless the employee was engaged in a "prohibited act" at the time of injury. A prohibited act is an act that the employer expressly prohibits — such as consuming alcohol or using other intoxicants while on the job or on the employer's premises. READ MORE >>
Monday, March 23, 2015The majority of courts that have considered the question of whether an independent insurance adjuster can be held liable for negligence to policyholders arising from the administration of claims have rejected the cause of action of adjuster negligence. READ MORE >>
Thursday, September 4, 2014Florida's third-party bad-faith lawsuit environment may have resulted in more than $800 million in additional auto liability claim payments in 2013. The industry-supported Insurance Research Council (IRC) in a new report estimates that this cost averages approximately $79 in additional claim costs for every insured vehicle in the state. READ MORE >>
Monday, August 11, 2014Recently, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion in a case involving Florida's Statute of Limitations for property insurance claims. The question in this case, as well as many others recently, involves a 2011 amendment to §95. READ MORE >>
Thursday, September 12, 2013Florida’s insurance consumer advocate is launching a group to look at how insurance companies are handling claims from homeowners. Robin Smith Westcott said she is creating a working group to come up with recommendations, including whether legislators should change state laws that cover policyholders. READ MORE >>