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Florida to Withdraw from the Nonadmitted Insurance Multi-State Agreement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The Florida Surplus Lines Office (“FSLO”) has reported that, effective June 1, Florida will withdraw from the Nonadmitted Insurance Multi-State


Stealth appellants no longer have standing to file an appeal in a Florida bond validation proceeding
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2015

For more than 60 years, challengers to Florida bond validations had an unusual option - they could quietly wait until the trial court delivered its


Major amendments to Florida breach notification statute: unique requirements and short deadlines take effect July 1
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 (SB 1524, the "Act") into law, amending Florida's breach


The Florida Supreme Court takes the “self” out of “self-insured retention” and rules that the insured’s self-insured retention can be satisfied by payment by someone other than the insured
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2014

In Intervest Construction of Jax v. General Fidelity Ins. Co., the Florida Supreme Court considered insurance policy language that called for a


Insurance regulators launch investigation into lack of premium reductions for Florida homeowners given reduced costs in the reinsurance market
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2013

By letter dated October 29, 2013, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater inquired with the Florida Office of Insurance ("OIR") as to why


Florida Senate Committee approves bill repealing no-fault law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

On April 17, 2013, the Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance approved SPB 7152 as committee bill SB 1888 (the "Bill"). The Bill would


Contests and sweepstakes under siege in Florida: revisions to Florida’s game promotion statute may have unintended consequences for brands and non-profits
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

Recent revisions to Florida's Game Promotion statute (Florida Section. 849.094, F.S.), which became effective on April 10, 2013, were intended to


Florida appellate court decision increases pressure on insurers to settle claims in order to avoid potential bad faith
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2013

For insurers doing business in Florida, a recent appellate court decision reaffirms the importance of a timely offer of settlement even in extremely


Florida Senate Committee approves Bill with sweeping changes to property insurance laws
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

On March 7, 2013, the Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee approved SPB 7018 (the "Bill") by a vote of 11-1. The Bill, if enacted, would


Florida Appellate Court holds that insurer must provide separate counsel to co-defendant insureds
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

On February 20, 2013, the Florida Third District Court of Appeal held that an insurer was required to provide separate counsel to two