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Introduction: On July 1, 2021, Florida Senate Bill 76 (“SB76”), which amended several provisions affecting Florida property insurance litigation, came into force. This bill was Florida’s latest attempt to stabilize rising insurance premiums and reduce the burden on the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (“Citizens”) by encouraging private carriers to write new policies on Florida homes. …

Law360 (July 23, 2021, 4:19 p.m. EDT) – All-risk property insurance policies generally insure against direct physical loss or damage to covered property. If asked, before the pandemic, whether the loss of enjoyment of property by an insured – in the absence of any structural modification or destruction – constitutes direct insured physical loss or …

After Home Center claimed that a product sold at a reduced price was not covered by the warranty because it was not treated properly, a district consumer commission found the statement contradictory and ordered the company to pay 25,000 in compensation for a sofa set that developed tears. The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission – …

Law360, London (July 23, 2021, 6:28 p.m. BST) – Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills LLP has hired an insurance adjuster from Mayer Brown to bolster its professional indemnity and regulatory practice, rehiring one of its former lawyers after a 21-year gap. Will Glassey is stepping down as co-head of the global insurance team at Mayer …

through: Jen Steer, WJW, Nexstar News Wire Posted: July 21, 2021 / 5:15 AM PDT / Update: July 21, 2021 / 5:15 AM PDT (WJW) – One Changer.org The petition urging Congress to send out $ 2,000 in monthly stimulus checks is approaching its target of $ 3 million. Denver restaurant owner Stephanie Bonin started …

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Jul 21, 2021– Alliant Insurance Services announced that Tim McGinnis has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Construction Services Group. In this role, McGinnis will focus on providing innovative and strategic risk management solutions for construction clients across all industries. “Tim’s extensive accident and builder risk experience …

More than half of the American population has refrained from considering life insurance because they think it’s probably too expensive, and the most common way to buy it today is in person. A startup that has built a platform to break those conventions and democratize the process by making life insurance (and its benefits) more …

FILE PHOTO: Offices of the Central Bank of Ireland can be seen in the financial district of Dublin, Ireland, November 8, 2017. REUTERS / Clodagh Kilcoyne / File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – The Central Bank of Ireland on Wednesday called for reform of the home and auto insurance renewal market, saying current policies can significantly …

More than 90 years after Lac Seul First Nation reserve lands were flooded to build a hydroelectric dam, Chief Clifford Bull said his people could finally receive fair compensation. The impact of the dam on Lac Seul First Nation, traditionally the homeland of the Obishikokaang Anishinaabeg, has been severe. It destroyed the nation’s way of …

“Unfortunately, data breaches have become more common in recent years as fraudsters seek access to a consumer’s personally identifiable information. Yet there is another dimensional fraud, which is sometimes overlooked, and that is that the fraudster is often someone known to the victim, ”Michael Trilli, research director of the Aite group, said in a statement. …