Yearly Archives: 2007

Florida Supreme Court Ruling Limits Wind-Policy Liability

Insurance companies can be required to pay only for actual damage and just that resulting from covered perils such as wind storms or fires – not other causes – the Florida Supreme Court said Thursday in two rulings affecting homeowner policies. Read More  

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The Insurance Hoax

Property insurers use secret tactics to cheat customers out of payments – as profits break records. Read More  

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Consumers Want Allstate Records Kept Public

Insurer Asks Court to Seal Documents in Katrina Lawsuit Consumer advocates are asking a New Orleans federal court to keep public key documents from a Hurricane Katrina-related lawsuit against Allstate Insurance Company. The groups want to ensure that Allstate cannot seal court records that reveal the claims practices and policies it used to leave homeowners […]

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Consumers Want Allstate Records Kept Public

Consumer advocates are asking a New Orleans federal court to keep public key documents from a Hurricane Katrina-related lawsuit against Allstate Insurance Company. The groups want to ensure that Allstate cannot seal court records that reveal the claims practices and policies it used to leave homeowners empty-handed after Hurricane Katrina. Representing Foundation for Taxpayer and […]

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Pattern of Greed

How Insurance Companies Put Profits Over Policy Holders. Download PDF  

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Rep. Taylor Blasts Insurers Over Storm Claims Handling

BY MATT BRADY NU Online News Service Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss., came out swinging against insurance companies yesterday during a hearing on legislation he authored to expand the National Flood Insurance Program to offer windstorm coverage. In testifying before the House Financial Services subcommittee, Rep. Taylor showed the panel before and after pictures of five […]

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Advocate Claim Service Newsletter June 2007

It is with great satisfaction that we bring this newsletter to you. In this issue and in coming months, we will discuss pertinent insurance topics which may affect you. We sincerely hope that you will find this newsletter informative and please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or needs. This […]

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Fla. Plaintiffs Settle with State Farm on Hurricane Damaged Screen Enclosures

A Broward County Court has approved a class action settlement on behalf of more than 12,000 State Farm Insurance policyholders in Florida who will receive 100 percent of the damages they requested in a $6.8 million settlement of claims filed last year in which they alleged the insurer refused to pay replacement costs of screen […]

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Property Insurance Rates in Your County

On June 1, when lower property insurance rates are supposed to take effect, many in South Florida will still pay hundreds or thousands more for coverage because last year the state gave insurers approval for sharp increases. Insurers are trimming rates to comply with the state law passed in January, but for most consumers the […]

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Condominium Association and Home Owner Association Claims

¬†Advocate Claim Service¬†is well known for obtaining maximum claims recovery for Condo Associations of all sizes. As State Certified¬†Licensed Public Adjusters we can serve the needs of any Property Management Company of Condominium Association anywhere in Florida. We understand the important role of property managers and their responsibilities to the communities they represent. While results […]

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