Insurance expert witnesses may opine on HMOs, property insurance, insurance regulations, and related topics. Don Brown, an authority in Florida’s property insurance market debate writes:
Florida hasn’t seen a hurricane in five years, but over that time the public has seen insurance companies filing bankruptcy, going insolvent, and leaving the state. The property insurance market has gotten so bad due to choking state regulation and suppressed rates that if a storm or fire destroys your home there’s a risk your claim won’t be paid.
There’s also a rising tide of media reports covering the sinkhole threat facing Florida’s homeowners. “Don’t believe the rhetoric that we have a sinkhole crisis in Florida, because we don’t. The more accurate assessment is we have a sinkhole claims crisis that has created a cottage industry that threatens Florida consumers,” Brown said.
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