ORLANDO (Florida Record) – The Florida Legislature's upcoming 2018 session might be the time when state lawmakers finally address the assignment of benefits and other insurance-related scams in a post-Hurricane Irma environment, an insurance regulation attorney said during a recent interview.
State Sen. Dorothy L. Hukill (R-Port Orange) thinks the potential turmoil property owners could face in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma demonstrates the urgent need for the assignment of benefits legislation she is pushing.
TALLAHASSEE – A bill in the state senate right now could have implications on the wallets of insured Floridians. An assignment of benefits reform bill passed the Florida House April 19 and now awaits vote in the Senate.
Florida may be a Republican trifecta—meaning the GOP controls the governor’s office and both houses of the legislature—but political observers don’t expect hard-right ballot measures to spew out of the newly appointed Constitution Revision Commission.
TALLAHASSEE — State Sen. Keith Perry has proposed Florida Senate Bill 996, which would allow developers to countersue for attorney's fees and legal costs if they would prevail in the legal proceedings, according to staugustine.com.