Citizens Insurance Claims

Unconstitutional ban of fees for Public Adjusters lifted.

This week, the governor signed SB 1770 which repeals the unconstitutional ban of fees for public adjusters.  Beginning July 1, 2013 the fee ban and fee cap pertaining to Citizens Property Insurance claims will be lifted. Public adjusters will once again be able to adjust Citizens claims at all stages of the investigation process.  The […]

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The Florida House and Senate have approved legislation which will repeal the public adjuster fee ban as it relates to initial Citizens insurance claims.  The legislation must be signed by the Governor before it becomes law.  It appears that when signed, the legislation will take effect June 1, 2013.  Finally, some good news out of […]

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Citizens Property Insurance Withdraws Motion to Add $15,000 Cap for Water Losses

We are pleased to report that the recent proposal to cap non weather related water damage claims for Citizens Insurance Company policyholders has been dropped, thanks in part to FAPIA’s efforts to call attention to the matter through our membership as well as targeted media relations. After hearing public testimony during the Citizens Board of […]

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