The Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal, in Daytona, affirmed the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) denial of an insurer’s proposed form that required a mortgage holder to consent to an assignment of benefits under an insurance policy. Security First Insurance Co., v. Florida Office of Ins. Regul., Case No. 5D16-3425 (Fla. 5th DCA…Details
Stephen McDaniel was recently appointed to a two-year term on the Advisory Council for the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings, and Thermal Insulation. The department’s mission is to promote and protect the interests of California consumers.
Tim Meenan served as MC for the Chamber of Commerce Insurance Summit on November 3. The Summit dove into many issues including Workers Comp reform, eliminating assignment of benefits forms in property insurance, the availability of reinsurance in Florida, and other key topics.
Tim Meenan and SCIC are quoted in The Mortgage Reports on the difference between homeowners’ insurance and a home warranty. The posting, written by a nationally syndicated real estate writer, discusses what a home warranty is and how it can benefit both the buyer and seller of a home.
Stephen McDaniel responds to recent NCLC report on behalf of the vehicle protection product industry
In a recent article, Meenan P.A. attorney Stephen McDaniel responds to recent NCLC report on behalf of the vehicle protection product industry.
Tim Meenan will serve as moderator at the 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Summit held September 13-15 in at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Tim’s talk will include an update on the numerous changes state legislatures made with respect to the service contract industry. The conference covers best business practices for companies providing warranties and…Details
Tallahassee, Florida. – Meenan P.A., a full service Tallahassee regulatory, legislative, and litigation law firm, today announced the hiring of Karl Rasmussen to join their Governmental Relations team. Karl Rasmussen currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff for Governor Rick Scott. Karl has also served in roles as the Assistant Director of Cabinet Affairs and…Details
From the Tallahassee Democrat: Former state Rep kwoy4vl. Alan Williams has found a home at governmental relations and lobbying law firm Meenan P.A. The firm announced that Williams, who served eight years in the House before running unsuccessfully last year for supervisor of elections, will focus on local government and legislative work outside Florida. Under state…Details
Meenan P.A. announced today that Former State Representative Alan Williams is joining their firm. Williams will initially focus on local government, and legislative work in states other than Florida. First elected in November 2008 to the Florida House of Representatives by the voters of District 8, encompassing parts of Leon and Gadsden Counties, Williams served…Details
Tom Crapps, Shareholder at Meenan P.A. is cited in a Florida Politics article following his client’s victory in a trade secret case. The article text can be found here or on the Florida Politics website.
The U.S. Supreme Court, taking the same position as the Florida Supreme Court, recently declined cert and therefore will not exercise judicial review over a case challenging the worker’s compensation system established in Florida. The U.S. Supreme Court gave no comment or explanation as to why they denied the petition filed by Daniel Stahl. Mr.…Details
Meenan P.A. has assisted many clients with developing alternate plans for insurance regulatory compliance throughout the country. When insurance programs were developing a decade ago for wireless devices and phones, Meenan P.A. helped construct and implement a compliance regimen allowing the sale of insurance at thousands of retail outlets without pre-licensing education and testing of…Details
In November 2006 Consumer Reports ran a full page ad in the USA Today dismissing the value of extended warranties. The SCIC responded quickly with a full page ad of their own. Warranty week has just published an article looking back on that Consumer Reports ad and how service contracts have actually grown more popular in…Details
Florida Supreme Court Decides No STOLI Exception Exists Regarding Florida’s Two-Year Contestability Statute
by Tim Schoenwalder The Florida Supreme Court has issued its much-awaited opinion in Wells Fargo Bank. N.A. v. Pruco Life Ins. Co., Case No. SC15-382 (Fla. S. Ct. Sept. 22, 2016). In its analysis of two questions of Florida law certified by the Eleventh Circuit in Pruco Life Ins. Co. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.,…Details
Tim Meenan talks about next week’s Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations conference taking place next week in Nashville. Tim is chairman of the conference, though he says, “I’d like to take credit, but in reality, when you look at the caliber of who is speaking, that’s really what speaks more volume than anything I would say,”…Details
Published in Yahoo Finance TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — This month millions of recent high school graduates head off to college for the first time, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Parents everywhere are equipping their teens with the electronics they need to succeed in college – laptops, smartphones, smartwatches, tablets,…Details
Tim Meenan will Chair the proceedings and be one of the featured speakers at the 7th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Summit held September 28-30 in beautiful downtown Nashville. Tim will discuss new developments at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as well as recent state legislation covering service contracts. The conference covers best…Details
The attorneys and staff of Meenan PA thank Commissioner McCarty for his service to the people of Florida and wish him luck in his future endeavors. The News Service of Florida had five questions for McCarty in the article below: Florida’s Outgoing Insurance Commissioner Reflects On Job By Jim Turner of The News Service…Details
Hannah Lutz published and article in Automotive News entitled Another Reason to Pitch the Value of Service Contracts. Lutz cites a recent survey conducted by AutoMD which found 74% of respondents said the cost of replacement parts would effect their vehicle purchase decisions. The article quotes Tim Meenan who suggest dealers respond, “Rather than worry about…Details