| Jul 8, 2009
Louisiana's state-backed homeowners insurance company will probably seek another rate hike for next year, roughly a 10 percent statewide average increase, on top of this year's 7 percent increase, the firm's chief executive said Wednesday.
| Jul 9, 2009
The governing board of Louisiana's state-backed property insurance firm has postponed a decision on whether to change the fee paid by policyholders to pay off debt incurred because of claims from Hurricane Katrina.
All property insurance policyholders in...
| Aug 13, 2009
Hurricane Charley hit in 2004.
Governor Charlie hit in 2007.
Between them, Charley and Charlie have redefined the property-insurance market in Florida.
Hurricane Charley showed us that no place in Florida was safe from mega-storms.
And then Charley...
| Aug 13, 2009
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The governing board of Louisiana's state-backed property insurance firm on Thursday approved a reduction in a fee imposed on policyholders, money that goes to pay off debt incurred because of Hurricane Katrina claims.
| Aug 18, 2009
Louisiana's state-backed insurance company is facing an expensive legal bill that could get passed on to homeowners.
Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has until Monday to post a $95 million bond after losing a class-action lawsuit that said the...
| Aug 19, 2009
State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has called a news conference to discuss a very large legal bill.
Louisiana's state-backed insurance company has until Monday to post a $95 million bond after losing a class-action lawsuit that said the company...
| Aug 24, 2009
| 4:53 PM
A $6 million agreement with plaintiffs' lawyers has eliminated the need for Louisiana's "insurer of last resort" to post a $95 million bond as it appeals a class action lawsuit.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon said Louisiana Citizens Property...
| Sep 8, 2009
A judge has rejected an attempt to have criminal charges dismissed in a case against the former chief executive of Louisiana's insurance company of last resort.
Terry Lisotta, former CEO of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., tried to get the...
| Feb 2, 2009
BATON ROUGE - The former chief of Louisiana's state-backed insurance company had a court date set for Monday to enter a plea in the criminal case that accuses him of fraudulently spending the firm's money for personal travel and entertainment.
| May 5, 2009
| 11:37 PM
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Crist told Panhandle residents on Tuesday that Florida's economy appears to be recovering.
In a town hall-style meeting, Crist touted legislators' work on the state's $65 billion budget and their work to trim state...
| May 19, 2009
Americas Insurance Co., which took on nearly 1,000 homeowner policies that had been covered by Louisiana's insurer of last resort, said it is entering the voluntary homeowners' market.
The company said it expects to underwrite new policies in most...