| 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...
| May 22, 2012
How to file an insurance claim
Try to call your insurance agent immediately.
Begin making temporary repairs to prevent further damage.
Save all receipts. Do not attempt to make permanent repairs until an insurance adjuster has inspected the home.
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:30 AM
A Citizens Property Insurance panel approved 30 recommendations Wednesday to help the state-backed insurer downsize and lower its financial risk to Floridians.
The changes will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Many would reduce Citizens&...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:08 AM
Citizens Property Insurance could get a green light today to implement changes that would lead to fewer policies, higher premiums and less financial risk for all Floridians.
The Florida Cabinet will weigh 31 ways to shrink the state-backed insurer. Many...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Florida insurance industry representatives know state lawmakers may not end up spending as much time on insurance issues during the legislative session that starts in January as they have in years past.
But some have a wish-list of changes they said...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Citizens Property Insurance, the state’s largest home insurer, has more customers than ever — only this time, it’s not because the state has just been hit by hurricanes.
The state-run insurer has 1.46 million policies, higher than...