Citizens board may delay rate hike [6-21-18]

Article Courtesy of The JAX 4 News By Lloyd Dunkelberger Published June 21, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Citizens Property Insurance is poised to delay a 7.9 percent rate increase for policyholders, after some board members suggested Tuesday another rate hike …

Miramar homeowners association pays up after woman loses leg to snake bite Homeowners association pays $5 million to victim [5-24-18]

Article Courtesy of Local 10 News By Jeff Weinsier Published May 24, 2018 MIRAMAR – A snake bite cost a woman her leg and a Miramar homeowners association millions of dollars. A University of Florida study found that venomous water …

Seven Accused of Taking Homes Worth $12 Million From the Living and the Dead [5-11-18]

Article Courtesy of The Sun Sentinel By Wayne R. Roustan and Anne Geggis Published May 11, 2018 A ring of thieves illegally took ownership of more than 40 homes across South Florida in a multimillion-dollar plan — even stealing properties that …

Hurricane Irma powers sharp increase in lawsuits against insurers [5-10-18]

Article Courtesy of The Orlando Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published May 10, 2018 Lawsuits against property and casualty insurers with the largest market shares in Florida increased sharply in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same period last year, and …

Flood insurance rate hikes take effect; most to see small increases [4-10-18]

Article Courtesy of The Sun Sentinel By Ron Hurtibise Published April 10, 2018 Flood insurance premiums just got more expensive — again. Effective April 1, the average premium rose 8 percent, from $866 per policy to $935. But the vast majority of …