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Forum on Mold Coverage to Be Held in Pensacola

9/5/2002

TALLAHASSEE - The Department of Insurance is holding a public forum September 19, in Pensacola to obtain public input and hear testimony concerning mold coverage in homeowners' and commercial residential insurance policies. The forum will provide an opportunity for the public to provide comment and obtain information.

To date, the Department of Insurance has received nearly 209 filings, representing 431 insurance companies, requesting exclusion of mold, or limited coverage of mold, in personal residential, commercial residential and commercial property policies.

The Pensacola forum is scheduled for September 19, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Pensacola Jr. College, Ashmore Auditorium, 1000 College Blvd., in Pensacola.

Forums have also recently been held in Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Written comments will be considered by the department and can be sent to: Steve Roddenberry, Florida Department of Insurance, Division of Insurer Services, 200 East Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL, 32399-0300.