Lisa’s Blog

Exporting Florida’s Model Flood Laws

Lisa’s Blog – Exporting Florida’s Model Flood Laws

While Congress works on various reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) prior to its current expiration on July 31, the time is ripe for the private insurance market to step …

The Flood Coverage Gap & FEMA’s Aspirations

The Flood Coverage Gap & FEMA’s Aspirations
Bringing resiliency to the forefront

 

FEMA Director Brock Long kicked-off last week’s three-day National Flood Conference in Washington D.C.  It was a remarkable gathering of people coming together to address the problem …

Changes Coming to the Flood Insurance Marketplace

Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen numerous media reports about flood insurance, including  last week’s four-month reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and new trends showing that Americans are moving in the right direction by …

The Death of AOB Reform

Many of you have watched the Florida Legislature for years. I don’t want you to walk away from this blog thinking that all is lost.  We live in a democratic republic and it’s the best one in the world, like …

The Abusive Roofer: A Personal Story

So imagine this: It’s Saturday afternoon and you’re hanging out with your kids in the garage having some quality time, when out of nowhere, a man with a ladder on a truck appears.

He says he’s with the disaster recovery …

AOB Reform Needed Now in Florida

There are now four bills before the Florida Legislature this session targeting to various degrees the abusive practices of third-party contractors and lawyers using Assignment of Benefits (AOB) to force insurance companies to pay greater claims than often justified, which …