Homeowners Insurance

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

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sandy’s Aftermath Will Affect Us All

As residents of New York and New Jersey struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy’s deadly trip through the Northeast, it may be a while before the total dollar loss is known.

11/01/2012

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Advocate Wants Investigation Into “Unfair” Insurance Practice

Calling it an unfair trade practice, state insurance consumer advocate Robin Smith Westcott wants an investigation to the practice of insurance companies canceling homeowner’s policies or denying claims based on their credit information.

CBS4–10/31/2012

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Sandy Could Cost Insurers & Gov’t. $20 Billion

As residents in the northeast U.S. begin to assess the damage left by Hurricane Sandy, early estimates are putting the costs at upwards of $20 billion.

CBS Miami–10/30/2012

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens’ Targets 200,000 Policies In “Opt Out” Campaign

Thousand of South Florida homeowners insured by the state-run Citizens’ Property Insurance have gotten a letter from them recently that said they’re coverage had been chosen to be transferred to a private company if they fail to send in a form on time giving them the choice of opting out of the transfer and keeping their existing coverage.

CBS4–10/15/2012

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