TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott held a conference call with insurance providers following Hurricane Matthew. Many Floridians are beginning the process of notifying insurance carriers of damaged property. As insurance claims continue to be filed, insurance companies are on the frontlines of helping families recover following Hurricane Matthew and are closely monitoring for evidence of insurance fraud or suspicious activity. The Office of Insurance Regulation recommends consumers notify their insurance company, obtain a licensing or training credential of all vendors before signing any agreements, review all documents they are asked to sign and make sure all insurance adjusters are licensed.

To contact the Office of Insurance Regulation with reports of fraud or suspicious activity, call the Office of Insurance Regulation at: 850-413-5916 or the Department of Financial Services, Division of Consumer Services Insurance Consumer Helpline at 1-877-693-5236.

Click here to access the Office of Insurance Regulation’s Directory of insurance companies.

Click here to access the Department of Business and Professional Regulations Contractor License Directory.

 

 

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