Tag Archives: Wind Insurance

And the Insurance Industry Comes Out Swinging

Last week, the Palm Beach Post ran a story that indicated Rick Scott thought national windstorm insurance might be the answer to Florida’s looming insurance crisis. Eliot Kleinberg wrote: Many Florida homeowners live in fear of losing their windstorm insurance. Gov. Rick Scott suggested today that windstorm coverage go the way of flood insurance and … Continue Reading

Insurance Industry and Taylor Not Interested in Compromise Flood Insurance Legislation

The attempts by Mississippi’s Gene Taylor to craft an insurance product that fully covers hurricane losses seems to be having trouble, but not because Gene Taylor is not trying. While the House of Representatives passed a bill supported by Taylor which includes coverage for the perils of wind and storm surge into one policy, one … Continue Reading

“It’s an Ill Wind that Blows No Good”

One of the most fascinating parts of my job is learning of the extraordinary events that happen to people. Just when I think I have heard it all, I catch myself saying, "you’ve got to be kidding!" The client’s typical response usually is, "I know, I wouldn’t have believed it either, but…," and the remaining … Continue Reading

Risk Managers, Property Managers and Condominiums Should Consider Wind Deductible And Vacant Property Coverage

The monthly Florida Underwriter is an excellent publication that I read to stay informed about many current issues facing the Florida insurance market. It is also very good at noting significant legal and political issues which impact insurance. Even the advertisements sometime reflect trends of insurance coverage that are significant to our clients. Two coverage issues … Continue Reading