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Hurricane Irma insurance response team in Orlando Monday – Tampa-based American Integrity Insurance ready to take claims

September 22, 2017, WKMG-TV, Orlando –  Miller told News 6 that American Integrity Insurance Company has taken calls for roughly 300 claims in the Orlando area, so the company made the decision to bring a mobile unit to Orlando next week.  “They call them mobile emergency response vehicles,” she said. “And instead of their customers having to call and wait …

Hurricane Irma victims could face fight between insurers, contractors

September 20, 2017, Orlando Sentinel – “When a consumer signs an AOB, that document assigns all of a policyholder’s benefits to a stranger,” said Lisa Miller, a lobbyist for five insurance companies and a former state regulator. “The consumer loses control and their ability to work with their insurance company directly.”  (Original story location: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/os-hurricane-irma-homeowners-insurance-20170919-story.html)

TALLAHASSEE — As homeowners …

South Florida homeowners are getting an insurance break post-Hurricane Irma

September 18, 2017, The Real Deal – Extensions prevent policies from canceling and allow any displaced residents some extra time to update their information and file damage claims, Florida’s former Deputy Insurance Commissioner Lisa Miller said. (original story location: https://therealdeal.com/miami/2017/09/18/south-florida-homeowners-are-getting-a-break-via-emergency-insurance-order/)

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Gov. Rick Scott signed an emergency order that will give homeowners more time …

Governor Scott Signs Insurance Emergency Order

September 18, 2017, WMFE-FM Orlando – “I think the governor just wants to have anything and everything that could possibly add stress to homeowners to not add that stress,” said Florida’s Former Deputy Insurance Commissioner Lisa Miller, who noted the order helps residents that may have been displaced from Hurricane Irma to update information and prevent policies from cancelling.  (original …

Hurricane Irma travels up the East Coast, sparing few

September 14, 2017, Property Casualty 360 – Lisa Miller, former Florida deputy insurance commissioner, also advised homeowners to beware of anyone who knocks on doors and offers a free roof, plumbing or other services. “If it’s too good to be true, it likely is,” she warned. (original story location: http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2017/09/14/hurricane-irma-travels-up-the-east-coast-sparing-f?eNL=59b9abbf150ba0383b960a61&utm_source=PC360_NewsFlash&utm_medium=EMC-Email_editorial&utm_campaign=09142017&page_all=1 )

Hurricane Irma didn’t play favorites when it came to …

As Irma Moves Out, Insurance Claims Come Rolling In

September 12, 2017, WMFE-FM Orlando –  Lisa Miller is a former Florida Deputy Insurance Commissioner and founder of Lisa Miller and Associates. She says an important first step is to document the damage.  “Take pictures to capture the damage.  Its OK if you didn’t capture photos before but its better if you did.”  (Listen to the Intersection radio program here:  …

Insurance adjusters hit central Florida neighborhoods

September 12, 2017, WKMG-TV, Orlando – “The hotline is “ideal for consumers who want help reaching their insurance company, understanding their coverage, and want general help in knowing what to do next and how filing a claim works, etc.,” Former Florida Deputy Insurance Commissioner Lisa Miller told News 6. “There are no dumb insurance questions, so encourage folks to call …

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

August 21, 2017, Property Casualty 360 – “The Office of Insurance Regulation and Citizens Insurance have acted where the legislature has so far failed to act, to bring measures of responsibility and accountability to an out of control Assignment of Benefits system that is causing double-digit property insurance rate increases on Floridians,” said Lisa Miller, former deputy insurance commissioner and …

Flood insurers in Florida have doubled thanks to technology

July 20, 2017, Intelligent Insurer – The number of companies writing flood insurance in Florida has doubled from 10 to 20 firms in the past year, mainly thanks to the use of new technology to better predict and price flood risk, according to a report by Lisa Miller & Associates.

New technology is making structures more resilient than ever to …

Intersection: Is Florida’s No-Fault Auto Insurance On The Way Out?

April 14, 2017, WMFE-FM Orlando – “There is a resounding cry to ‘Dump PIP’ at the Capitol and start with a fresh slate,” says Lisa Miller, former Deputy Insurance Commissioner.  “The debate is spirited, and the sticking point is rates.  While the PIP system may be broken, what will happen to rates if we make this change?  Will it reduce …