Force placed insurance penalties to be paid by Assurant

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The amount that the company will be paying will come to an estimated $14 million. Assurant Inc., the largest provider of force placed insurance in the United States, is now facing voluntary penalties of $14 million, following the outcome of an investigation that called the company’s practices into question. This is one of the latest of several similar penalties being faced by insurers with similar practices. Force placed insurance is a completely normal and legal form of coverage in the United States, and is purchased on behalf of a homeowner…

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Force placed insurance settlement reached between QBE and New York

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Regulators in the state have announced that they have come to an agreement with the insurer. State regulators from New York have announced that they have come to a settlement with QBE Insurance Group regarding the issue of forced placed insurance purchased on behalf of homeowners. As a part of the settlement, the insurer has agreed to pay a penalty of $10 million. This penalty is meant to help to make restitution to the homeowners who faced hardships as a result of the force placed insurance that was purchased on…

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Force placed insurance settlement achieved in New York

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The state has reached a decision to help to prevent future questionable practices in the industry. New York has faced a number of financial industry questionable practices in recent years and, among them, has been the issues with force placed insurance, where homeowners have found that they were paying far more than they would if they had found the coverage on their own. The coverage is purchased by mortgage lenders on behalf of homeowners that have let their policies lapse. The primary struggle that was faced in the force placed…

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Force placed insurance crackdown launched in the United States

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American housing regulators are putting a stop to wrongful practices in this sector of the market. Housing regulators in the United States have commenced a crackdown on the practices surrounding force placed insurance, which is an entirely legal and often necessary form of coverage that has been abused in recent years in the American marketplace. The problem is that this misuse is causing harm to struggling borrowers which is sometimes unnecessary. The issue is that the coverage that is purchased through force placed insurance is often considerably more expensive than…

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Force placed insurance company may slash rates by 19 percent

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Florida may see a considerable reduction from QBE following state regulator criticism. The biggest force placed insurance company in Florida, QBE, has responded to the criticisms that it has received from regulators by making an offer to decrease its rates by 19 percent. This could make a significant difference in the coverage and real estate marketplaces of the state. Force placed insurance is purchased by lenders – typically mortgage lenders – on behalf of homeowners who have failed to purchase their own coverage or who have let their policies expire.…

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Force placed insurance sales information released by Assurant following inquiry

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has put the pressure on the company to release these details. Assurant Inc. is currently under review regarding whether or not it has been overcharging for force placed insurance purchased on behalf of some homeowners, and has broadened its disclosure regarding the profits this activity has generated, following an inquiry by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the insurer’s data, this coverage represented 89 percent of the specialty property profits in Q1 and Q2. Throughout the first half of the year, the company…

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Force placed insurance should be carefully monitored by the homeowner

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The moment a mortgage borrower finds out that coverage has been purchased, the bank should be phoned. When a bank purchases force placed insurance on behalf of a customer, it typically isn’t the highest point on a priority list, as it typically occurs at a time when the homeowners are already at risk of losing their homes. However, it is still in the homeowners best interest to investigate it. Force placed insurance is bought by a bank on a customer’s home when there is still a mortgage on that property…

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