New bill introduced in California to help overcome homeowners insurance crisis

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The federal bill was proposed by state Representative Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) last week. Last Wednesday, California Representative Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) introduced a new federal bill with the intention of leaving behind the crisis in the homeowners insurance market and propping it back up again following the exit of several insurers from markets across the country. The legislation is called the INSURE Act and would correct the issue through federal reinsurance. The INSURE Act stands for Incorporating National Support for Unprecedented Risks and Emergencies Act. The idea behind it is to…

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North Carolina home insurance customers could see 42 percent rate hike

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The state’s rate bureau has requested the increase, which would go into effect this summer. This summer, things could be heating up in North Carolina’s home insurance market, as the state rate bureau has requested a massive 42.2 percent rate increase that would go into effect on August 1 if approved. The rate increase request was announced by NC Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey in a news release. The North Carolina Rate Bureau (NCRB) represents home insurance companies that write policies in the state. It is an entity that is completely…

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Florida prepares for homeowners insurance changes in next legislative session

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Several ideas have been proposed by lawmakers to help the state repair its current crisis. As Florida state lawmakers take on the annual legislative session, one of the top issues their constituents have been pushing to tackle has to do with the homeowners insurance crisis there. Lawmakers and industry officials aren’t currently in alignment about the changes required for this outcome. Governor Ron DeSantis already proposed a budget in December in which he intended to cut taxes to homeowners insurance. That said, this type of move would have only a…

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Understanding the Challenges of Property Insurance Claims Denials in Florida

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Understanding the Challenges of Property Insurance Claims Denials in Florida The landscape of property insurance in Florida is a complex and often challenging arena for homeowners. In recent years, the state has seen a significant uptick in litigation related to property insurance claims, particularly denials and underpayments. This post aims to shed light on this pressing issue, offering insights and guidance to those navigating the often turbulent waters of property insurance claims in Florida. 1. The Startling Statistics of Insurance Claims in Florida A critical statistic that sheds light on…

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Could the Florida home insurance crisis end with wind mitigation investments?

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The property coverage ecosystem in the state does appear to be easing compared to the last dramatic years. While the Florida home insurance market looks like it may be leveling out, it remains clear that considerable funding is still required to harden homes in the state against the extreme winds that come with the increasingly common and severe hurricanes blowing through every year. This could help to prevent substantial losses for both policyholders and insurers, said risk experts. “Mitigation is a huge issue. If you think about how do you…

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