Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Date Published: 10-11-2017
A month after Hurricane Irma, Consumers are starting to let State Agencies know of more than 150 Complaints ranging from long waits for Adjusters to Denial of Claims, Officials told a Florida Senate Committee Tuesday. Charles Elmore reports for the Palm Beach Post.
Assignment of Benefits Reform was among the first topics tackled by the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Tuesday as it began preparing for the 2018 Legislative Session. Michael Moline reports for FloridaPolitics.com.
Legislative and Business Leaders are trying to figure just how much after the storm knee-capped Agriculture and Tourism — Two Vital Legs of Florida's Economy. James Call reports for the Tallahassee Democrat.
Dominguez had to overcome the unusual obstacle of his Name not being on the Ballot after the Original Democratic Candidate withdrew, but he still fared better than any Democrat in the District in a Decade. Steven Lemongello reports for the Orlando Sentinel.
He would become the Second House Speaker from Miami in 12 years, following Marco Rubio, who served as Speaker from 2006-08 and was Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010. The Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen Klas reports.
In joining the Senate, the Colombian-Born Taddeo also became the First Hispanic Democratic Woman Elected to the Chamber. The Miami Herald’s Kristin M. Clark reports.
The Senate Health Policy Committee heard from Emergency Room Doctors, Treatment Providers, Law Enforcement Officials and Insurance Company Executives who detailed the severity and complexity of the Opioid Epidemic, which prompted Governor Rick Scott to Declare a Public Emergency. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Dara Kam reports via the Orlando Sentinel.
Florida Governor Rick Scott on Tuesday directed State Health Care and Elder Affairs Leaders to begin the formal process of Adopting a Rule that would Require Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities to have Emergency Generators on hand to Protect Residents in a Power Outage. Ryan Mills and Arek Sarkissian report for the Ft. Myers News-Press.
Aon Consulting Inc. Filed a Federal Lawsuit on Thursday against Marsh Inc. and Marsh & McLennan Agency L.L.C. charging the Companies improperly gained access to a secure Aon Website to obtain Survey Reports and Data and used the information to provide Compensation Consulting Services to their Customers. Rob Lenihan reports for Business Insurance.
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