Tag: Insurance Commissioner

Staff ReportsOctober 25, 2016

State Sen. Anitere Flores is calling for the state’s insurance commissioner to be elected. Flores, a Miami Republican, issued a statement Tuesday. She referred to current “discontent” with the Office of Insurance Regulation. Over the last year, GOP lawmakers have unsuccessfully pushed to return other officers to elected positions from appointed, including education commissioner and secretary […]

Guest AuthorOctober 12, 2016

As the chair-elect of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar, I believe it is important to correct misconceptions and misstatements made by the head of the Florida Chamber regarding Florida’s workers’ compensation system and the attorneys who represent injured Floridians. In a recent column, Mark Wilson and the Chamber suggest the workers’ compensation […]

Peter SchorschJuly 10, 2016

Florida’s new insurance commissioner has a rare, meaningful and high-stakes opportunity to earn his chops and establish his credibility for years to come. He can demonstrate he has the mettle to stand up to the insurance industry to the benefit of both consumers and the business community. How often does that happen? Just three months […]

Peter SchorschMarch 21, 2016

Florida public records laws provide a treasure trove of information on candidates seeking top statewide positions, as well as a seemingly endless source of entertainment. Currently, the Florida Cabinet is seeking candidates for top jobs at both the Office of Insurance Regulation and the Department of Revenue. Unlike the Office of Insurance Regulation, the top […]


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