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    Florida OIR approves Citizens request to limit coverage on non-weather claims

    August 21, 2017

    The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved requests by the states insurer of last resort aimed at cracking down on rising litigation related to non-weather flood claims.

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    It's not too late: 7 New Year's resolutions guaranteed to grow your business

    January 13, 2015

    Although the New Year has passed, it's still early enough in the year to make (and keep) a resolution. Here, seven of National Underwriter P&C's columnists weigh in on what independent agents should resolve to do in 2015.

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    NAIC, HHS can still do right by agents

    February 28, 2011

    Ted Besesparis discusses NAIC failure to support HHS that agent compensation be removed from healthcare medical loss ratio and how its not too late for NAIC to stand up for agents.

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    New Faces in Legislation

    February 01, 2011

    How will state legislative changes affect industry issues?

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    Poisoning the Well

    December 31, 2010

    The attempt to stop insurers from communicating with their consumers restricts lawful commercial speech.

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    Old issues, New Congress

    November 30, 2010

    Ted Besesparis writes about the potential prospects of some issues of particular concern to professional insurance agents in light of the new healthcare reform, 1099 requirement, flood insurance and OFC.

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    Crash Taxes Gouge Drivers

    October 04, 2010

    Robert Passmore discusses why municipalities are considering accident response fees to balance budget.

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    The OFC that Wouldn't Die

    September 06, 2010

    Congress will see a "major push" on optional federal charter (OFC) legislation in the next session.

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    Taking Stock of 2010 State Legislative Sessions

    August 08, 2010

    Overall, on a nationwide basis, the 2010 state legislative session was a bit quieter than expected by many insurer representatives.

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    2010 Hurricane Season: Keeping the Promise

    July 05, 2010

    Most forecasters have projected that the 2010 hurricane season could be very active. Paul C. Blume Jr. writes about insurer's promise to be there for its clients, and during the hurricane season is when they are needed most.