Florida

Publications

Hurricane Ian devastates Florida. Will it collapse the homeowners insurance market?
Caroline Melear

Hurricane Ian, a massive and powerful Category 4 storm, made landfall on the gulf coast of Florida on Wednesday. With unprecedented storm surge of 12 to 18 feet and winds around 150 miles per hour,…

, AMWINS
How Will Florida’s Property Insurance Legislation Impact Capacity, Limits and/or Premium Rates?
Jerry Theodorou

From AMWINS:

The escalation in strength and frequency of named storms combined with the increase in property values in Florida over the past 20 years have culminated in substantially higher…

, Insurance Journal
Florida Senate Committee Passes Insurance Market Rescue Bill 19-2
Jerry Theodorou

From Insurance Journal:

The hearing also brought up other sobering information.

Jerry Theodorou, director of the finance, insurance and trade policy program at R Street, a think tank that has…

R Street Institute Testifies at Florida Special Legislative Session on Property Insurance
Jerry Theodorou

Testimony from Jerry Theodorou, Policy Director, Finance, Insurance and Trade Policy at the R Street Institute at the Florida Special Legislative Session on Property Insurance on May 25,…

, Insurance Journal
Florida’s Failing Insurers – Who’s Next?
Jerry Theodorou

Florida’s homeowners insurance market is in a perilous, precarious position. Florida has not been struck by a hurricane since 2018, yet there have been seven Florida insurer insolvencies in the…

, The Capitolist
Property insurance reserves vs. Chris Sprowl’s patience: which will run out first?
Jerry Theodorou

From The Capitolist:

Any residual resistance from Sprowls toward more drastic action right now can be directly laid at the feet of insurance company advocates who promised that last year’s…

Tampa Bay area state senator says property insurance crisis has far-reaching consequences
Jerry Theodorou

From Tampa Bay Business Journal:

Florida property insurance companies reported $117.5 in losses and expenses for every $100 in premiums received between 2016 and 2019, according to the R Street…

, The Capitolist
Here’s why Florida’s property insurance market is a dumpster fire
Jerry Theodorou

From The Capitolist:

On average, insurance companies across the nation pay out an average of $100.70 on every $100 of premiums they take in. While that may sound like a financial loser for the…

, Insurance Journal
Florida insurance market needs strong medicine
Jerry Theodorou

If the Florida homeowners’ insurance market were in a medical exam, the diagnosis would find the patient in dangerously poor condition. The patient’s vital signs—its financial results—are…

Testimony in opposition to an act relating to election administration
Matt Germer

Testimony from:
Matthew Germer, Elections Fellow, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to SB 524, “AN ACT relating to election administration.”
February 8, 2022
 
Speaker Sprowls, President…

Secured By miniOrange