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IBHS Launches New Program to Create Hurricane-Resistant Homes

Jun 25th, 2014

The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) announced that it is launching a new program called Fortified HomeTM – Hurricane designed to help homeowners build safer, stronger new homes, and retrofit existing homes to make them more resistant to hurricanes. During the last few years, IBHS has conducted pilot projects using the new […]

Florida Supreme Court Ruling to Impact Contractors, Insurance Companies

Oct 15th, 2013

The Florida Supreme Court’s decision that says insurance companies must pay a general contractor’s overhead and profit when indemnifying a homeowner’s claim for replacement of damaged property could have long-reaching ramifications. With its July verdict of Amado Trinidad vs. Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, the state of Florida’s highest court ruled that homeowners are entitled to […]