Archives for March 2016

Assignment of Benefits—Regulate Drying Firms?

I’ve heard it said many times that when it comes to Assignment of Benefits… “Florida cannot regulate its’ way out of the crisis”.  

Regulation, after all, hasn’t stopped bad practices for those who are already regulated.  Roofers are one example.  Plumbers another–they’re regulated but still accept exorbitant kickbacks in the form of referral fees and are thus complicit in, and partially responsible for, the inflation of invoices from those paying the kickbacks. [Read more…]

Assignment of Benefits–Real Reform!

With less than a week to go in the 2016 legislative session AOB reform is, again, dying. There’s a small chance of something limited. Banning referral fees and kickbacks for example. But… most industry lobbyists are prepared to scuttle anything limited only to referral fee’s without reforming attorney fees and AOB. [Read more…]