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Florida court says auto insurer must cover golf cart accident, p2

Tue Jul 30th, 2013 on     Insurance Claims,    

We are still talking about a recent Florida court of appeal decision in an auto insurance case. The decision is noteworthy because it involves golf carts — specifically, a modified golf cart driven on a public road. Generally, the only way to get a golf cart to go above 20 miles an hour is to make some modifications. The owner of the insured in this case had done just that, ostensibly so he could drive on public roads.

Florida court says auto insurer must cover golf cart accident

Sun Jul 28th, 2013 on     Insurance Claims,    

It is impossible to ignore the fact that Baby Boomers are getting older. For Florida, a state dotted with retirement communities, this is good news. For Florida drivers, however, there is a distinct downside: Older drivers tend to have slower reflexes and slower reaction times behind the wheel, and, as a result, they are more likely to be in accidents. Baby Boomers grew up with their cars, though, so getting them to give up driving is an uphill battle.

Insurance protection while traveling

Wed Jul 10th, 2013 on     Insurance Claims,    

Insurance protection is always looked at as a necessary nuisance and expense-no one wants to buy it but we all understand it’s needed in the event of certain circumstances. What’s worse is not knowing whether our current coverage is enough or if additional protection is needed-particularly when we are traveling.

Florida Supreme Court rules against insurance companies, p. 3

Wed Jul 10th, 2013 on     Insurance Claims,    

The Florida Supreme Court handed down three decisions settling insurance disputes on July 3, 2013. The cases were very different: One dealt with a reimbursement issue, another with an automatic benefit increase and the last with replacement cost coverage. In our last two posts, we reviewed the first two decisions. Here, we will tackle the third.

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