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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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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

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens’ Insurance Looking To “De-Populate” Roles

Thousand of South Florida homeowners insured by the state-run Citizens’ Property Insurance have gotten a letter from them recently that said they’ve been dropped because they didn’t send in a form or time or encouraging them to go with insurance company that they’ve never heard of.

10/14/2012

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Rates To Rise By 10.8 Percent

Homeowners with Citizens Property Insurance will see their rates increase in 2013 after the rate hike was approved Tuesday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulations.

CBS4–10/02/2012

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Holds Forum In Miami Over Rate Hikes

Citizens’ Insurance customers in South Florida have a chance to have their voices heard about a proposal to raise rates.

CBS Miami–09/20/2012

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