‘Knock on wood’? Florida in ‘overdrive’ to ‘support’ homeowners making insurance claims

Florida’s property insurance market is one of the worst in the country, but the state is promising to protect policy holders in the wake of the state’s first hurricane this year.

“As we begin Hurricane Idalia recovery efforts, OIR remains committed to protecting consumers and increasing options for policyholders in the voluntary market,” said Insurance Commissioner Michael Yaworsky. “In the coming weeks, OIR will work in overdrive to both support policyholders in impacted areas and continue our efforts to promote a robust insurance market for consumers.”

An Executive Order is intended to provide reassurance.

EO 315284-23 applies to Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Franklin,

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