History of Citizens Insurance

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens) was created in 2002 from the merger of two other insurance carriers to provide both windstorm coverage and general property insurance for home-owners who could not obtain insurance elsewhere. It was established by the Florida Legislature in Section 627.351(6) of Florida Statutes as a not-for-profit insurer of last resort, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, and it rapidly became the largest…


Public Adjusters Gain Negotiating Power!

Public Adjusters Gain Negotiating Power! On August 22nd, 2018 The Third District affirmed the contingency fee multiplier is back! In a recent property insurance coverage dispute, Citizens Property Ins. Corp. v. Agosta, 43 Fla.L.Weekly, D1934b (Fla. 3d DCA 2018), the trial court awarded the insured’s counsel a contingency fee multiplier of two times the amount…