Suddenly, People’s Trust Insurance is suing dozens of its own policyholders. The Deerfield Beach-based insurer, opening a new front in the long-running war over third-party claims assignments, has filed more than 80 lawsuits against customers it accuses of failing to comply with the requirements of their policies. After suing policyholders in Broward and Miami-Dade counties…

10 Insurance Legal Tips 1. Call your insurance company as soon as possible to report a claim even if you believe damage is minimal or below the deductible; 2. Show all damaged property to the insurance company adjusters and do not repair or throw anything out until the insurance company adjuster sees the damage; 3….

Are you thinking of suing your insurance company because it won’t agree to pay what your contractor says is needed to fix your hurricane-damaged roof? Don’t be surprised if you open your mailbox one day and find the option to sue is gone because your insurer is sending your dispute to an alternative resolution process…

Fraud. To hear officials of Citizens Property Insurance Corp and their allies in Florida’s insurance industry talk, fraudsters in South Florida are about to destroy the homeowner insurance market for everyone by driving costs to unsustainable levels. Water damage claims from the tri-county area — resulting mostly from broken pipes — are to blame, they…

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