| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Legislation allowing less regulated insurers to take over Citizens Property Insurance policies has now cleared both the House and Senate's insurance committees.
Senators approved a bill, SB 578, by a 7 to 3 vote Wednesday because they're hoping the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Citizens Property Insurance’s board will consider approving a plan Wednesday to shrink and reduce its financial risk to Floridians.
All automobile and property insurance policyholders in the state would be charged fees if a major hurricane...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Citizens Property Insurance announced today that it's launching a review of software it uses to calculate rebuilding costs in light of complaints that the estimates are too high and triggering huge premium increases for some policyholders.
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Citizens Property Insurance recently sent an inspector to verify that Sandy Teich was entitled to the discounts she had obtained for protecting her Coconut Creek home against hurricanes.
To her surprise, an inspector from the same company she hired a few...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Citizens Property Insurance should raise rates by more than the 10 percent allowed under state law and it should reduce coverage, according to a recent report from Florida State University's storm risk management center.
The report comes weeks before the...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Citizens Property Insurance board members on Monday approved capping its proposed 429 percent
rate hike for the...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:33 AM
Citizens Property Insurance officials will field questions today from state regulators on its request for a 25 percent
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Tell those danged politicians to take their hands off our gubberment property insurance!
That's the hue and cry coming from Sinkhole Alley, where homeowners are getting a firsthand taste of Florida's free-market insurance reforms.
They stormed a...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:29 AM
A local public insurance adjuster and the president of a home inspectors group allege that parts of property insurance laws passed this year and last hurt their industries and are unconstitutional.
Public adjuster restrictions
In a lawsuit filed this...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:07 AM
It appears Coconut Creek resident Sandy Teich wasn't the only one who hired an inspection firm that said her home upgrades qualified for insurance discounts only to have the very same firm
do another inspection at the insurer's expense and take the...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 5:53 AM
Do you think your insurance company revoked legitimate discounts for strengthening your home against hurricanes? You have some recourse.
Obtain and keep copies of documents, including receipts and permits, describing home upgrades and inspections of your...