Florida’s insurance officials are considering moves to rein in assignments after the Legislature again failed to take action. The procedure allows service providers to work directly with an insurer, but some say they’re taking advantage of the system.
While Hurricane Matthew didn’t hit the state as hard as some had feared, it left plenty of damage in its wake. More than 39,000 Florida residents have filed insurance claims—mostly due to property damage—and that number is expected rise.
Fallout from President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is spilling over to Tallahassee, as Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater pushes to tighten Florida’s economic sanctions against the outlaw nation