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FLORIDA INSURANCE-RELATED RESEARCH:

 

Florida  Statutes: Access and search function as provided by the Florida Legislature at: www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes.

 

Florida INSURANCE Statutes: Access and searchability as provided by the Legislature of the State of Florida at: www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode= Display_Index&Title_Request=XXXVII#TitleXXXVII.

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR): (Previously called the Florida Department of Insurance), this site contains posts and links including Corporate Licensing, and Insurance Company Search. Required Filing & Reporting, Rule Hearings, Workshops, the Florida Administrative Code, a Small Employer Sample Rate Search, and the  Professional Liability "Closed Claims" Database: www.floir.com/index.htm.

Insurance Agents and Agencies: Information maintained by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) that is available about Insurance Agents and Agencies in the State of Florida can be located at www.fldfs.com/Agents/.

 

ORGANIZATIONS WHICH MAY AFFECT INSURANCE WITHIN THE STATE OF FLORIDA:

 

Association of Property & Casualty Claims Professionals: (Insurance trade group): www.pcclaimpros.org/index.html.

 

Florida Association of Insurance Agentswww.faia.com.

 

Florida Insurance Council: A trade group associated with advancing the interests of Insurance Companies, various Agents / Brokers / Builders and Contractors:  www.flains.org/public/ and www.insuringflorida.org.

 

Florida Consumer Action Network: (Self-description) "The Florida Consumer Action Network is a grassroots organization which empowers citizens to influence public policy by organizing and educating in areas where consumer voices are underrepresented.": www.fcan.org.


Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate: This office appoints a Consumer Advocate and was enacted by Florida Statute 627.0613. Follow this
link to the statute:

www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=Ch0627/SEC0613.HTM&Title=-%3E2006-%3ECh0627-%3ESection%200613#0627.0613

Provided by the Florida D.F.S., the Consumer Advocate is available through this link: www.fldfs.com/Consumers/Local_Offices. 

 

Florida "Citizens" Property Insurance Corporation (Established by the Florida Legislature): www.citizensfla.com

 

INSURANCE-RELATED RESOURCES OUTSIDE OF FLORIDA:

National Association of Insurance Commissioners Information: www.naic.org/cis/

Information can include a Corporate Search which may provide financial information, (if available), including annual statement data, financial profile(s), data on business written, assets and liabilities; Closed Consumer Complaint data-which may furnish reports maintained within the NAIC (related to Closed Complaint Counts By State), Complaint Counts By Code, Complaint Ratio Report, and Complaint Trend Reports by year (with the count change displayed in percentages); Financial and additional information reflecting whether a selected Insurance Company is writing business in a particular state.

National Flood Insurance Program and FEMA:
www.fema.gov/business/nfip/

 

FLOIRDA COURT OF LAW RELATED RESEARCH:

 

Session Laws: Of the Florida Senate and the Florida House of Representatives: The two Chambers of the Florida Legislature operate a site that provide access to things like Florida Statutes, Florida Laws and, when they are in session, Session Laws Legislation through either Chamber: www.leg.state.fl.us.

 

The Florida Administrative Code: The "FAC" includes rules and regulations initiated by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR), (previously called the Florida Department of Insurance): election.dos.state.fl.us/fac/index.shtml. 

Florida Court Decisions: Decisions of various Florida Courts including the Supreme Court of Florida and all five (5) of Florida's District Courts of Appeal allows public access located at: www.flcourts.org.

The Florida Bar: www.floridabar.org

 

COURT OF LAW RELATED ORGANIZATIONS (NATIONAL) WHICH MAY AFFECT INSURANCE:

American Association for Justice: www.justice.org, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America: www.alta.org

Defense Research Institute: www.dri.org.

Consumer Federation of America: Link on "Insurance": www.consumerfed.org/topics.cfm?section=Finance&topic=Insurance