The Institutes

Fraudulent sinkhole claims? Maps show claims near reported sinkhole-activity

 Monday, March 28, 2011

Insurance industry representatives are backing legislation this year to fight what they say is a rash of frivolous and fraudulent sinkhole claims in recent years. “Public adjusters and attorneys need to pay their bills” as Hurricane Wilma claims dry up, Andrew Deckert, an attorney for Nationwide Insurance, told lawmakers last month. “They’re looking for the fast buck and this is where they’re going.”
PropertyFraudLegislation & Regulation

Q&A: Why Sinkholes Form in Florida

 Friday, August 16, 2013

 Insurance Journal

Sinkhole-Insurance Legislation: Focus on Water Levels

 Wednesday, April 27, 2011

 The Ledger

Sinkholes spur debate in Legislature

 Tuesday, April 19, 2011

 The Miami Herald

Momentum for bill that pares sinkhole coverage

 Wednesday, March 16, 2011

 Herald Tribune

Senate insurance panel tackles Florida sinkhole claims

 Wednesday, January 5, 2011

 The Miami Herald

Regulator, Florida Insurer Seek to Limit ’Excessive’ Claims

 Tuesday, October 12, 2010

 Insurance News Net

Florida Insurance Department to Survey on Sinkholes

 Monday, August 23, 2010

 Insurance Journal

Growing number of sinkhole claims questioned

 Monday, August 16, 2010

 Tampa Bay Online