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Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance Hikes

Homeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

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State Insurance Commissioner Says Rates Falling

After more a decade of increases since Hurricane Wilma struck in 2005, homeowner’s insurance is finally coming down in Florida.

01/16/2014

Hurricane WIlma hit South Florida in October 2005 (Source: NOAA)

Hurricane Season To Impact Property Insurance Rates

Florida hasn’t seen a hurricane since 2005, but that hasn’t stopped property insurance rates from going up. Hurricane Wilma was the last of eight hurricanes to hit the state from 2004 to 2005. It raked the southern end of Florida and caused billions in damages.

CBS Miami–05/27/2013

Employees of four South Florida clinics were charged with filing false medical claims.  (Source: Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office)

Nearly Two Dozen People Arrested For Insurance Fraud

Prosecutors have uncovered 21 people, based out of local clinics, involved in elaborate scams that totaled almost half a million dollars in phony medical bills.

05/01/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Insurance Overhaul Bill Headed For Final Vote In FL Senate

The decision about a bill which will potentially overhaul of Citizens Property Insurance Corp is headed for final vote in the Senate and it could drastically determine how much you pay for your homeowners insurance.

CBS4–04/11/2013

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CBS4 Investigation: Overcharging Citizens

Citizens Insurance has been the focus of a lot of criticism over the last few years from state leaders and taxpayers. Now, an exclusive CBS4 Investigation has discovered that hundreds of thousands of policy holders may have been overcharged by Citizens.

CBS4–02/27/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Senate Plan Would Shrink Citizens Insurance

A proposal to shrink behemoth, state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. was introduced to a Senate committee Wednesday.

CBS4–02/07/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Customers’ Coverage May Move To Private Company Tues.

Joe Machado saw his homeowners’ insurance bill climb from about $800 in 1992 to $4,600 in 2012. He worries it’s going to get worse.

CBS4–11/01/2012

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After Sandy, Technicality Forces Homeowners To Fight To Win Claims

As if Hurricane Sandy didn’t put homeowners through enough stress and loss, now they must fight another battle: convincing home insurers to cover the damage.

CBS4–11/01/2012

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