Resources

Videos, infographics, and materials for reference

AOB Lawsuit Scam Raising Florida Home Insurance Rates Alert

Consumer Alert

Share this alert with family, friends, and colleagues to make sure they are protected!

  • From: Consumer Protection Coalition
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Protecting Your Pocketbook

Supporting Document

A quick guide on how to avoid falling victim to Assignment of Benefits abuse.

  • From: Consumer Protection Coalition
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Assignment of Benefits Legal Service of Process Data

Supporting Document

The data provided in these graphics is directly from the Department of Financial Services’ Legal Service of Process Portal. This data focuses solely on property/casualty insurance company lawsuits filed between 2006 and 2016.

  • From: Department of Financial Services
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Restoring Balance in Insurance Litigation

Supporting Document

An Update on the Abuse of Assignments of Benefits and its Correlation with One-Way Attorney’s Fees

  • From: Florida Justice Reform Institute
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AOB Press Conference

Video

Press conference on April 6, 2017 to discuss how the growing abuse of Assignment of Benefits (AOB) and cost of pending litigation are hurting Florida insurance consumers.

  • From: Consumer Protection Coalition
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AOB Press Conference

Video

Press conference on April 6, 2017 to discuss how the growing abuse of Assignment of Benefits (AOB) and cost of pending litigation are hurting Florida insurance consumers.

  • From: Consumer Protection Coalition
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AOB Fraud

Video

Florida's property insurance rates are some of the highest in the country. Why? This video explains why your property insurance bill is higher... and what you can do about it.

  • From: Action 9
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Fraud, Rates and Risk

Video

Florida's property insurance rates are some of the highest in the country. Why? This video explains why your property insurance bill is higher... and what you can do about it.

  • From: Florida Wins
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AOB Reform Makes Pocket Sense

Infographic

Ever wonder what premiums would look like with AOB reforms? Find out what's been estimated for Broward, Dade and Palm Beach counties, wrapped into a handy infographic.

  • From: Citizens
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A Growing Scam on Consumers

Infographic

Here are five things you need to know about Assignment of Benefits abuse, wrapped into a handy infographic.

  • From: Personal Insurance Federation of Florida
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Assignment of Benefits Reform

Put a stop to home repair scams. Tell Florida lawmakers to protect homeowners by reforming Assignment of Benefits.

Assignment of Benefits Reform

Video

Put a stop to home repair scams. Tell Florida lawmakers to protect homeowners by reforming Assignment of Benefits.

  • From: Florida Association of Insurance Agents
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How Assignment of Benefits Drives Up the Cost of Residential Insurance

Infographic

Learn how litigation increases your premium costs!

  • From: Florida Property Casualty Association
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Assignment of Benefits Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Assignment of benefits is a legal tool that allows a policyholder to direct their insurance company to pay a vendor directly for work performed to repair damage to a home or other property. However, in recent years, unscrupulous trial lawyers and vendors have used AOB to inflate claims and file costly lawsuits against insurance companies, driving up the cost of insurance for homeowners.

  • From: Personal Insurance Federation of Florida
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Assignment of Benefits Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

A white paper containing potential solutions that limit the scope of an assignment of benefit for the protection of insurers and consumers with low cost of implementation.

  • From: Council of Property Claims Professionals
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Assignment of Benefits in Insurance After a Loss

Video

Do not make this costly mistake after you have had a loss to your property!

  • From: American Traditions Insurance Company
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