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This week, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater will join firefighters from across Florida to honor members of the fire service community who have lost their lives in the line of duty during the annual Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) today announced the arrest of John Alexander Fraga (aka Juan Alejandro Fraga) for his involvement in the billing of more than $40,000 to multiple insurance companies for the treatment of fake injuries following a series of staged car accidents in an attempt to fraudulently collect personal injury protection (PIP) insurance payments for profit.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate, Sha’Ron James, invites the public and members of the media to participate in a forum focused on the issue of balance billing. This forum hopes to find a balanced approach to unexpected medical expenses, and it invites regulatory and industry groups, consumer representatives and Floridians themselves to participate and collaborate on this critical consumer issue. The forum will take place on Thursday, October 15 at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee.