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Miami Condo Association Sues QBE Insurance Over Hurricane Claims

A Miami condominium association is suing its insurer, QBE Insurance Corp., and its Florida general managing agent, for more than $500 million in damages, claiming bad faith and deception in handling hurricane claims. Daniel S. Rosenbaum, the managing partner of Katzman Garfinkel Rosenbaum, LLP, in West Palm Beach, said his firm obtained a judgment against […]

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Time running out to file Wilma claims Wilma and Katrina claims — South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

Six major storms have struck South Florida since 2004, causing widespread damage to shared community homes and property. But many associations may have failed to file valid insurance claims fearing increased fees or canceled polices. “Many associations were bullied by carriers into believing they should not have filed a claim for storm losses,” said Donna […]

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Judge rules against Allstate

First Judicial District Court I also find in favor of the Plaintiffs with respect to malicious abuse of process. I find that Allstate has used the judicial process in New Mexico and with these Plaintiffs, the jury trial process and judicial proceedings, for each of the Plaintiffs with the primary motive to accomplish an illegitimate […]

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Firm Lists Top 10 Insurer Failures Seen By Examiners

Failure to acknowledge, pay or deny claims within specified timeframes tops the list of insurer violations that examining regulators find, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services said.   The Waltham, Mass.-based firm said that sort of infraction led its annual list of the top 10 reasons insurance companies are found to be out of compliance during market conduct […]

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Nationwide Mutual settles class action over underpaid claims

A class-action settlement involving homeowners policies written by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and its affiliates could lead to homeowners receiving money for claims submitted over the last 13 years. The settlement is between Nationwide and its affiliates and homeowners policyholders who say they were not paid enough for claims submitted between 1996 and March 20, […]

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10 Things Your Home Insurer Won’t Tell You

1. “We have our own caste system.” Sam Mayer, a physician in suburban Chicago, had insured his home, car, and life with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 10 years without ever filing a single claim, until a damaged roof and a burglary led to two legitimate claims totaling $3,000. Mayer promptly installed a new home-security […]

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Condos say state insurer owes them millions for 2004 hurricane damage

(The Orlando Sentinel – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — DAYTONA BEACH It’s been four years since Florida suffered through its worst hurricane season in recorded history — the 2004 quartet of Charley, Frances, Jeanne and Ivan, and a cumulative $42 billion in damage. Yet Citizens Property Insurance Corp. still has almost 2,000 unresolved homeowner-damage […]

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