LMA NEWSLETTERS

LMA NEWSLETTER October 26, 2020

Way to Vote! | Upcoming Insurance Reform | Hurricane Data Calls Issued | King Tide Floods Return | Flexible Insurance Ratings | COVID Workers' Comp Claims Fall | Property Owners Responsible for Vacation Rental Taxes | New Face on an Old Idea | Latest Insurance News  

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LMA NEWSLETTER October 12, 2020

Ongoing Education | Hurricane Sally Damages Mounting | Private Flood Market Advancing | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Lawmakers Probing Insurance Fraud | Moving to Florida | Revising Florida's State Constitution | Celebrating Fall | Insurance news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER September 28, 2020

Funny, But No Laughing Matter! | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Hurricane Sally Claims | Model Private Flood Act Approved | Governor Supports Liability Protection | PIP Reimbursements Are 80% | Revising Florida's State Constitution | You Can't Take it With You | Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER September 14, 2020

Learning from Irma | Florida Homeowners Market Update | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Life Insurance Claim Settlements | COVID-19 Comp Claims Rejected | Vaping Age Remains 18 | Revising Florida's State Constitution | A Florida Retirement | Insurance News from Lisa Miller

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LMA NEWSLETTER August 31, 2020

No Free Roof (or Lunch) | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Insurance Company Loses AOB Argument | Contractor & Henchmen Sentenced in Hurricane Scam | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | For Sale, With Flood Risk | Don't Tell Me How to Drive! | The She-Shed Home Office | LMA News

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LMA NEWSLETTER August 17, 2020

Ageism & You | Florida Homeowners Market Update | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | Survey: Wide Misconceptions of Flood Risk & Cost | Court Strikes Hefty Fines on Vacation Rentals | How's Local Government Spending Your Money? | COVID Healthy Living

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LMA NEWSLETTER August 3, 2020

Another Storm Brushes Florida | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | Home Sales Looking Up | Florida Homeowners Market Update | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Urban Flooding on the Rise | The Insurance Knowledge Gap | No More Commute | The latest news from Lisa Miller

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LMA NEWSLETTER July 20, 2020

A Notable Passing | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | Civil Jury Trials Resume | Five Florida Supreme Court Cases to Watch | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | Nuisance Flooding Becoming Worse | Builders Looking Up! | Changing Times, Changing Methods | Lisa Miller & Associates News  

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LMA NEWSLETTER July 6, 2020

Florida Tightens Its Budget Belt | Florida Homeowners Market Update | Florida Building Code Update | New Tool Assesses Flood Risk | Florida Bar v. Scot Strems | ADA Lawyer Suspended | Proactive Disaster Funding | Man Saves Dog! | Insurance & Disaster Recovery News from LMA

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LMA NEWSLETTER June 22, 2020

Mitigating Pandemic Lawsuits | Florida's Cost of Risk | Citizens Files Suit Against Strems | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | Florida Real Estate Update | Florida Near Bottom in Safety | Letting Nature Play a Larger Role in Mitigation | Toward a More Informed Union   High school students celebration debate

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LMA NEWSLETTER June 8, 2020

Wowsy Water! | Coronavirus & the Florida Budget | Florida Homeowners Market Update | Lower-Risk Properties Flooding More | Hurricane Season Guidance | Floridians' Confidence Up | Staying

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LMA NEWSLETTER May 26, 2020

Statement of Strength | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | 2020 Hurricane Season Arrives | Florida's Property Insurance Struggles | AOB Case Challenge | Roofing Solicitation with AOB | Commercial Real Estate Hit Coming? | Back to Space! | Insurance News from Lisa Miller & Assocs.

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LMA NEWSLETTER May 11, 2020

Just Say Yes! | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | Business Interruption Challenges | Panhandle Fires | Hurricane Season Updates | Flood Monitoring Slipping | Flooded Property Devaluation

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 27, 2020

Preparing Florida's Re-Opening | Coronavirus & the Florida Market | Mega-Storm COVID-19 | Moving from Reactive to Proactive Disaster Funding | Flood Insurance Improvements | Adjusters as Appraisers | Hemp Gets the Green Light | Learning...and Helping | Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 13, 2020

Planting Seeds...Pulling Weeds | Coronavirus & The Florida Market | COVID-19 Broader Market Impacts | What if there was a Hurricane, too? | Produce to Prisons | Florida Insurance Veteran Transitions | Florida Delivers ROI | The Journey | The latest disaster insurance news from LMA

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 30, 2020

Silver Linings | Coronavirus in Florida | Coronavirus Insurance Impact | Florida Property Insurance Market Update | Florida's Budget Picture | Public Adjuster Arrested | Court Finds Appraisal of Claim Sufficient | The Lasting Lessons on Remote Work We May Learn from the Coronavirus |

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 16, 2020

Almost Sine Die | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Tort Reform Dies | The Final Outcome of all 2020 Legislative Bills including Bad Faith, Contingency Fee Multiplier, Omnibus Bills, Motor Vehicle Insurance (PIP), Genetic Information, and Pharmacy Benefit Managers | Lisa's latest news |

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 9, 2020

Waiting & Hoping | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Coronavirus in Florida | Contractor & Henchmen Plead Guilty to Scam | AOB Executed by Tenant Invalid | Florida Has Cleanest Air on Record | Credit Scores Hit Record High Nationally | Like the Sands in the Hourglass | Lisa Miller's Latest |

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 2, 2020

A Healthy Thought | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Roofer Blows-Off OSHA Fines | Florida Lapsing in Building Envelope Inspections | Not Fighting Mother Nature in the Keys | Florida Settles One Opioid Suit, Targets Vaping | Life's Irony | The latest from Lisa Miller & Associates |    

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LMA NEWSLETTER February 24, 2020

Listening & Learning | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Florida Property Insurance Market Update | New FEMA Flood Metric | Private Flood Model Act | Planning for Broadband & Disaster | Insurance Needs You! | Tip of the Hat | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates |  

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LMA NEWSLETTER February 17, 2020

Paying Attention | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | A Puzzled Consumer from The Villages | Latest from the Rate Hearings | Congress Tackling Flooding Again | Build That Wall | BP Oil Spill Impact Area Extended | 3D Homes Becoming a Reality | A Moment of Silence | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER February 10, 2020

Rising Costs | Insurance Loss Creep | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Litigation Funding of Federal Cases | Unlicensed Contractors Busted | FEMA Premiers South Florida Flood Maps | Miami Beach Flooding | Smokey or Oaky? | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER February 3, 2020

Lingering Issues | Floridians believe exorbitant attorney fees risk homeownership affordability | Court Denies Insurer’s Request to Strike Attorney Fees | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Construction and Real Estate Digest | Pent-Up Single-Family Housing Starts | Single-Family Home Sales Up | Vote! | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER January 27, 2020

Pondering Attorney Fees | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Insurance Digest | Litigation Impacts | Uninsured Homes | Hurricane Fraud | Disaster Management Digest | Sea Rise Impact | Hurricane Michael Housing | Crisis Counseling Extended | Emergency Management Day | Learning from Dolphins | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER January 20, 2020

Our Only Easy Day Was Yesterday | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Insurance Digest | Tort Reform | Insurance Costs | Environment and Engineering Digest | Everglades Purchase | Florida Forever to Mitigate Hurricane Damage | Miami Beach Renourishment | The Nose Have It | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER January 13, 2020

Pressing Items | Insurance Digest | Demotech Planned Downgrade of Florida Property Insurance Companies | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Disaster Management Digest | More Mitigation Money | Rural Infrastructure Post-Michael | Graduation Milestone | All the latest news from Lisa Miller      

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LMA NEWSLETTER January 6, 2020

Corrupt Insurance Claims Practices | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Insurance Digest | Disaster Management Digest | Environment & Engineering Digest | Healthcare Digest | Construction & Real Estate Digest | Florida's 2020 Forecast: Snow | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates.

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LMA NEWSLETTER December 16, 2019

Reflecting and Hoping | Bill Watch | Insurance Digest | Disaster Management Digest | Environment & Engineering Digest | Healthcare Digest | Is Unlimited Unlimited? | All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER December 2, 2019

Our Dogs | Florida Insurers Consistent in Paying Hurricane Michael Claims | Insurance Digest | NAIC, NCOIL Tackling Private Flood Insurance Option | Disaster Management Digest | Environment & Engineering Digest | Healthcare Digest | For Cow's Sake | All the Latest Insurance News from Lisa Miller & Associates

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LMA NEWSLETTER November 18, 2019

The Privilege of Pressure | Florida Legislature Bill Watch | Federal Flood Rates Going Up Despite 2.0 Delay | Disaster Management Digest | Insurance Digest | Environment & Engineering Digest | Healthcare Digest | Beefcake & Dogs.  All the latest news from Lisa Miller & Associates.

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LMA NEWSLETTER November 4, 2019

Panama City Town Hall | Blame Expands in Michael's Open Claims | Mediating Open Claims | AOB Reform Enforcement | Flood Insurance News of Note | A Disaster Resilience Framework | New Toll Roads for Florida | Back to the Capitol

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LMA NEWSLETTER October 21, 2019

Soldiers | Report Sheds Light on Open Michael Claims | Florida Legislative Committees Getting Busy | Bill Watch | Bad Faith on Trial | Lawyers Handling Claims Not Always Protected by Privilege | Lawsuit Ok'd for Blind Man Trying to Order Online Pizza | Can You Pass the US Citizenship Test?

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LMA NEWSLETTER October 7, 2019

Reading and Writing | Hurricane Michael Anniversary | Florida Getting Greater Irma Reimbursements | A Personal Look at Dorian's Bahamas Destruction | Businesses Biggest Worry - Cyber Attacks | Florida Consumer Confidence Rebounds | Other News of Note | All Hail Wa-Ho |

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LMA NEWSLETTER September 23, 2019

Relief from the Skies | Dorian Leaves Florida with a Bill | Hurricane Michael Claims Update | Podcasts Examine Hurricane Vulnerabilities | Florida's Small-Town Evacuation Problem | Flood Risks Mounting | Florida Legislature Returns | Life is More than a Box of Chocolates |

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LMA NEWSLETTER August 26, 2019

Location Location Location | Pitfalls in Mitigating Hurricane Risk | 62 Million Residences at Flood Risk | The Courageous Leader | Remembering Hurricane Ivan | Readying for Autonomous Vehicle Insurance | There's a Reasons You Work in Insurance | Doggone Nice

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LMA NEWSLETTER August 12, 2019

Seeking Answers | Florida Supreme Court Punts AOB Case | Hurricane Michael Claims Progress | Florida Has Riskiest Hurricane Cities in U.S. | Helping Disaster Victims Return to a Home | Insuring All Homeowners Perils | More Consumer Advocates & Women in Insurance | Lighting the Way |

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LMA NEWSLETTER July 29, 2019

Extreme Heat in Florida's Future | OIR to Carriers: Do More on Open Michael Claims! | Majority of Michael Flood Victims Uninsured | Working Hard or Making Work? | Florida Leading the Way for Automated Vehicles | 906 New Floridians a Day | New Mandate for Mental Health Education | Getting Ready to Go Back to School

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LMA NEWSLETTER July 15, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry | A Floodie Future | Reinsurance Rates Rise in Florida | Florida Cities Cyber Attacked | The Fight Against Algae | Florida's 30-Year Outlook Bright | Fly Havana Sues Fat Joe 'All the Way Up' | Putting Humidity to Work for Us

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LMA NEWSLETTER July 1, 2019

Power Through It | Private Flood Insurance Gets Boost | Hurricane Michael Recovery-It's a Process | Can a Contractor Negotiate With an Insurer? | Howe the Florida 'Omnibus' Insurance Bill Will Impact Insurer Duty to Defend, Appraisal | Property Owners Can Sue in Federal Court | Florida's "Remarkable" Growth | Celebrating the Fourth

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LMA NEWSLETTER June 17, 2019

Wicked Smart People | Citizens, OIR Announcing AOB Reform-Related Changes | NFIP Releases Historical Data to Private Market | Summer Brings New Concerns to Panhandle | Hurricane Irma Reimbursements Finally Arriving | OSHA Reports on Deadly FIU Bridge Collapse | Termites Are Swarming! | Father's Day with a Smile |

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LMA NEWSLETTER June 3, 2019

Devil in the Details in New County Court Caseload Law; AOB Reform Signed Into Law; Floridians Taking Hurricane Threat More Seriously; Michael-Torn Panhandle Enters Hurricane Season; The National Flood Conference; Another High Court Reversal; Flying Cars Welcome at Miami Condo; Achieving Great Heights

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LMA NEWSLETTER May 20, 2019

Reinsurers and Life; How Florida' New AOB Law May be Exploited; Florida to Save $500 Million in Hurricane Michael Cleanup; Michael a Hard Lesson at State Hurricane Conference; Rising Reinsurance Rates; Unemployment Down, Tourism Up; Trip Insurance Perks; Carnegie's Inspiration

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LMA NEWSLETTER May 6, 2019

Of Politics & Natural Storms; Bill Watch; Florida Lawmakers Pass Hurricane Michael Relief; Legislature Passes Slate of Other Bills; Small Business Claims Study; Florida Consumer Confidence Hits New High; Operation Rubicon Nets 9 Arrests So Far; No Guarantees

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 29, 2019

Final Passage; Governor to Sign AOB Reform Bill; Florida Supreme Court Reversing Prior Rulings; Bill Watch; Florida Asking for More Federal Hurricane Money; Florida Continues Its Fast Growth; Encouraging Tech Startups; A Uniting Front

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 22, 2019

Lessons to Remember; It's Official: Michael Was a Cat 5; Contractor Arrested on AOB Fraud; Bill Watch; Effort to Bury More Power Lines Energized; The Growing Risks of Flood; Florida County Raises Age to Buy Cigs to 21; The Burning of Notre Dame

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 15, 2019

Recognizing Women's History Month (Belated); Hurricane Michael 6 Months Later; Bill Watch; Easing Florida's Impact Fees; Walking Off & On the Job; Florida's Next Travel Wave: Motorized Scooters; NAIC Commissioners Talk Flood Insurance; The Black Hole

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 8, 2019

A Spring Break Helping Hurricane Survivors; Projected Savings Required in Revamped AOB Bill; Estimated Losses Rising in Hurricane Michael; Bill Watch; New Miami Zoning Tackles Flooding; Feds Wrap Various Florida Fraud Cases; Of Trade, Regulation & Growth; Keeping It Special

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LMA NEWSLETTER April 1, 2019

Life's Milestones; AOB Lawsuits Continue Meteoric Rise; Bill Watch; Feds Expedite Michael Debris Removal Funding; Miami Insurance Agency Owner Busted; Florida Economic News; The Calamity State?; April Fools

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 25, 2019

Helping Panhandle Public Servants Make Their Way; Hurricane Michael Claims Rise; Concern on Spread of AOB Lawsuits; Bill Watch; The New Federal Flood Insurance Program; New Focus on High Long-Term Care Rates; Canadian Drugs in Florida; Lessons from Childhood

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 18, 2019

The Power of People; NCOIL Considers Model Flood Law; Feds Fund Nearly $1 Billion in Hurricane Michael Recovery; Bill Watch; Citizens Insurance Rate Hearing; Florida Fraud Roundup; Florida Remains Popular for People & Business; Ugly Honest

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 11, 2019

Ode to Daylight Savings Time; $315 Million Hurricane Michael Package Proposed; Bill Watch; Two New Developments Hold Promise for Private Flood Insurance Market; Florida Building Resiliency; Hurricane Improvements Pay, Not Cost; Florida Great for Taxes, Not So Much for Kids Care; Pioneering the New American Space Age

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LMA NEWSLETTER March 4, 2019

Springing into Spring and the Legislative Session; Hurricane Michael Relief Wait & Cost Grow; Florida Legislature Convenes 2019 Session; Bill Watch; More than 1 in 10 Florida Homeowners Bare; Defining Decay; California Quaking; Of Pain and Paine

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LMA NEWSLETTER February 18, 2019

Crystal Clear Persuasion; Bill Watch; A Strong Defense on Property Claims Lawsuits; Legislative Plan for Hurricane Michael Recovery; Michael the Costliest 2018 Weather Event; Bye-Bye Red Tide; Hurricane-resistant Houseboats; Remembering a Giant

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LMA NEWSLETTER February 4, 2019

The Private Flood Insurance Rule; New Commitments to Hurricane Michael Recovery; Bill Watch; Model Flood Law Considered for All 50 States; Florida's Long-Term Care Insurance Dilemma; Florida Wins High Marks for Low Business Taxes; Three New Justices Seated on Florida Supreme Court; Valentine's Day Thoughts

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LMA NEWSLETTER January 21, 2019

An Impactful Summit; Freeing-Up Hurricane Michael Debris Cleanup Money; Bill Watch; OIR Summit Report; Citrus Canker Payout Commences; New Foreclosures Up in Florida; Florida’s Economy & Other Tidbits of Interest; In Search of Truth

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LMA NEWSLETTER January 7, 2019

Authentically Curious; Hurricane Michael Three Months Later; Florida Supreme Court to Hear AOB Case; Rising Lawsuits Bring Rising Rates to Citizens Insurance; Bill Watch; Supreme Court Rules on PIP Case; Private Flood Insurance is the Remedy for NFIP Shutdowns; Work like Hell

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LMA NEWSLETTER December 3, 2018

An Award-Winning Regulator; Post-Michael Coordination Questioned; Florida Legislature Readies for Session; Lisa's South Florida Listening Tour; Global Change Report Intense; Stoneman Commission Recommendations Out; Florida's Encouraging Economy; Leaning Into the Future

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LMA NEWSLETTER November 19, 2018

Fireside Chat; Rebuilding Begins as Hurricane Michael Claims Grow; Flood Risk Underestimated in Florida’s Panhandle; Sea Level Rise & Development Contribute to Storm Surge; National Flood Insurance Program Faces Expiration (Again); South Florida Healthcare Scam Shuttered; Thanksgiving of Ideas

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LMA NEWSLETTER November 5, 2018

Frustration Over Hurricane Recovery; The Latest on Michael Recovery; Michael Claims and Losses; Hurricane Michael's Construction Lessons; Red Tide Still Growing; Workers' Comp Decrease Tentatively Approved; Excessive Lawsuits are Costly; Three Florida Cities "Best to Retire";Revising Florida's State Constitution, Amendment 5; LMA Newsletter Readers to the Rescue!

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