Month: July 2007

How do we escape Florida’s financial insurance catastrophe? | Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Following the passage of recent insurance legislation, I wrote an op-ed piece for the St. Petersburg Times noting that Floridians are now a Hurricane Katrina away from financial disaster. Recently, the St. Petersburg Times and Miami Herald have run stories finding that our elected politicians have also come to the same conclusion.  The July issues of both the …

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Florida officials are gambling with citizens’ money | Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

CFO Alex Sink and Governor Charlie Crist are still new to their elected jobs; this was obvious from statements made by Sink in her interview with the Miami Herald. In one statement, she astonishingly relates that it wasn’t until last month, while driving along Ft. Lauderdale’s Condo Canyons, that she realized how vulnerable Citizens Property …

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