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Insurer To Takes Thousands Of Citizens’ Policies

Regulators have approved a plan by Southern Oak Insurance Co. to remove up to 10,000 residential policies from the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp.

07/03/2014

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Citizens Property Insurance Votes To Lower Rates In 2015

If you homeowner’s policy is with Citizens Property Insurance, you’re going to be paying a bit less next year. On Wednesday the board of the state’s largest property insurer voted to lower rates by an average of 3.2 percent for single family homeowners in 2015.

06/26/2014

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Citizens Customers May Get Rate Cut Next Year

Citizens Property Insurance customers may soon get a break with their rates next year.

06/23/2014

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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

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