Archives for August 2013

Emergency Remediation Fraud & The ICA Working Group

Insurance Consumer Advocate (ICA) Robin Westcott’s working group, the Homeowners’ Policy & Claims Bill of Rights Workshop has identified some pervasive problems in the emergency remediation business  that, if resolved, could demonstrably reduce loss costs in the near term.

Identifying problems, of course, is light years from solving them but, it’s where any good fight begins. [Read more…]

Citizens Rates–a Matter of Fairness!

In an editorial published by the Orlando Sentinel at least one lawmaker gets it right describing the discounted rates paid by some policyholders insured in Citizens.  He gets it even more right complaining about Citizens recent rate increase of 7.7% when the law was intended to authorize 10%.  (See NOTE #1 below) [Read more…]