Entries by Charles Smith

You Filed Your Claim, Now What?

Hurricane Irma left extensive damage to many Floridian homes. Homeowners not only had to face costly repairs to their home and property, but they also had to deal with insurance companies and filing claims under their homeowners’ insurance policy. But what happens after? You have filed your claim, but where is your compensation? Why is […]

Six Steps in Preparing your Hurricane Claim

After a major storm, filing hurricane insurance claims can be a tricky and difficult process in an already tumultuous time. By following a set of steps to prepare for your claim, you can ensure that the process will run more smoothly and that your claim is taken care of accurately. C.W. Smith Law, P.A., a […]

Legislating in the Dark: How New NCCI Worker’s Compensation Legislation May Affect Your Premiums

In September of 2016, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) requested that the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) allow them to increase the cost of worker’s compensation coverage by 19.6%. Though the initial requested increase was denied for being too high, OIR still approved a rate increase of 14.5%. No one likes to […]