Claims abuse reform bill advances, but senators want attorneys, insurers to compromise

Claims abuse reform bill advances, but senators want attorneys, insurers to compromise

Score one for the trial attorneys in their long-running battle with Florida’s property insurers over third-party claims assignments, but this year’s war is far from over. The state Senate Banking and Insurance Committee rejected a proposal favored by insurers and OK’d a bill supported by plaintiffs attorneys and water damage restoration contractors on Tuesday. But…