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Citizens Property Insurance Pays Attorneys Not Policyholders

This year, Floridians have been blessed with a hurricane-free season. However, many policyholders with Citizens Property Insurance are finding that the state’s largest insurance provider is less than willing to provide compensation for water damage caused by factors other than flooding, including burst pipes. Because of this, there has been a surge in lawsuits against […]

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Poor Insurance Claim Handling by Citizens Insurance of Florida

(Good for attorneys, but bad for customers!) Advocate Claims Public Adjusters just had another victory against Citizens Insurance Corporation. Our customer, Doug K., had significant water damage to his home from a 250 gallon salt water fish tank. The water poured out so furiously, it even caused a small electrical fire in his home. The customer, Doug, called his insurance company and […]

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Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Goes to War Against Its Policyholders

Since the last serious hurricane seasons of the mid-2000s, Citizens Insurance Corporation has spent $2.7 billion in legal fees in litigation against its own policyholders. Furthermore the Florida Legislature has given Citizen’s a free pass to abuse its customers. Citizens was granted immunity from the bad faith laws, which are supposed to protect the consumer […]

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Filing a Florida Claim with Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Avoid Having Your Claim Denied Public Adjuster Offers a Better Insurance Claim Experience Created in 2002 from two existing state-backed insurance pools, Citizens Property is now Florida’s largest property insurer with nearly 1.5 million policies with almost 24% of Florida homes, condos and businesses insured. Most of these policies are properties located in South Florida. […]

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Claims audit could spark legislative battle: impacts on the bottom lines at Citizens Property Insurance Corp. and Cat Fund.

A state audit released in January could spark a fierce legislative battle this spring and raises additional concerns about the viability of both Citizens Property Insurance Corp. and the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (Cat Fund). State auditors found that Citizens’ policyholders who hire public adjusters wind up getting more money for their claims than those […]

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Is Citizens Property Insurance Spending Money The Right Way?

Sen. J.D. Alexander, R-Winter Haven, asked in a letter today to Florida Citizens Property Insurance why the state-backed insurer needs a fitness center and restaurant and concierge services for the new office space it’s seeking. It’s true the insurer mentioned the amenities in an information request to potential landlords or sellers. But the request shows […]

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