Month: January 2017

Controversy Swirling Over Assignment of Benefits

Why are property insurance rates in Florida rising?As many homeowners are aware, property insurance rates have been steadily rising, which insurers and regulators attribute to a surge in water-damage claims. The controversy has prompted lawmakers to join the debate...

Florida Lawmakers Seek Insurance Reform

Q: Should there be limitations on a homeowner's right to make an "assignment of benefits" to contractors?For the past five years, insurers and insurance litigation attorneys in Florida have failed to agree on terms for insurance reform surrounding the issue of...