There’s a big difference in risk when protection is built in versus having shutters put up when a hurricane is heading that way. Also, my windows and doors now have double protection because I can add the shutters in case of a direct hit. I also get no credit for the deafening smoke alarms throughout the house. Another lame excuse: not affiliated with a monitoring service.
But there is no dispute with an insurer – and no legislator
The only ones interested in the consumer side of the insurance conversation are
Special insurance session
So we’re at the mercy of the insurers – and that’s where Gov.
In their misguided effort to act only on behalf of an industry that claims to be in crisis,
Any legislation under consideration aims to protect the insurance industry – not us. We should wait for lower interest rates to miraculously trickle in from the political theatre
In fact, the plan of a bill to fix the insurance market is to protect insurers – from us, their vulnerable victims.
Yes, the liberty-spitting, Republican-dominated state legislature and governor are poised to take away a key homeowner’s right: the ability to sue insurance companies that fail to pay out legitimate claims.
It’s a monstrous penalty for Floridians who don’t commit fraud, just try to make their claim. Without this right, real estate owners have no influence whatsoever. And insurance companies are notorious for playing tough.
I once helped my elderly parents with a no-fuss roof claim after their insurer after a hurricane,
Shortly after payment
So before you fire the lawyers, think it over, legislators.
After all, it’s not just
About a month ago, a longtime insurer canceled a friend’s policy with a beach house
He was furious at the prospect of a breakup.
“We don’t even remember what bundling is in South Florida,” I comforted him. “Welcome to the club and to Citizens, your last choice insurer that is needed by many now.”
No, I don’t wish higher interest rates on anyone. but
We were spared, but just
Lawmakers have the power to influence insurance regulation, but they fall short
Other vulnerable districts have not.
Yet we still pay significantly disproportionate prices here when our homes are at their most stable.
That would threaten the conservative North-South alliance through which they are funded, elected, and promoted to better offices without rats (unlike the freshman
They are followers, and as with everything DeSantis mandates, this special session is largely scripted, a done deal in which there is no room for consumer votes.
But you all voted for her, so ride that high red wave.
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