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Board of Directors
Lorie Dove/Chairperson
Commercial Risk Management, Inc.
Tampa, FL

Jackie Hilston/Vice President
The Zenith Insurance Company
Sarasota, FL

Denice Ferencak/Secretary
Walt Disney World Resort
Kissimmee, FL

Tom Chasser/Treasurer
Travelers Insurance Company
Orlando, FL

Victor Marrero/Director at Large
Seminole Tribe
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Bob O'Halloran/Director at Large
Summit Consulting, LLC
Lakeland, FL

Executive Director
Stacy Hosman
Hosman & Associates, Inc.
Dade City, FL





25th Annual Claims Management & Leadership Conference

June 12-15, 2016
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
5001 Coconut Rd
Bonita Springs, FL  34134

For hotel reservations please call (888) 421-1442 or to reserve online:  click here
(Discounted room rate is $149.00, room block deadline is May 12th, 2016 while rooms last)

Join the WCCP Association June 12-15, 2016 at the Hyatt Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, FL as we celebrate 25 Years. We have an action packed line-up, Featuring Jim Morris, (The Rookie), and Louie Gravance, Creative Concepts, which is tailor, made for the development of claims and medical supervisors, managers and executives from carriers, third party administrators, self-insured employers, human resource managers, municipal and government entities. Please click the link below to see our calendar events page for more details, including Fran Brown Scholarship application and Rising Star Nomination form.

CMC Calendar Events Page

CMC Brochure and Schedule of Events

Third District Court of Appeal Decision Preserves Exclusive Remedy

On June 24, 2015, the State of Florida appeals a final summary judgement determining that section 440.11, Florida Statutes (2014), the “exclusiveness of liability” provision of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law that immunizes from suit an employer and its employees for covered, work-related injuries, is facially unconstitutional under the United States and Florida Constitutions.  Concluding that the threshold requirements for the prosecution of such claims were not met, we reverse.

See full Appellate Decision

Florida Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates Decrease By 5.2% in 2015, Down by More than 57% Since the 2003 Reforms
Article by, Rafael Gonzalez,Vice President, Strategic Solutions Settlement Solutions

5-Hour Law and Ethics Update

As part of the passing of HB 725 on October 1, 2012, adjusters are now required to complete a mandatory 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update CE Course every 2 years specific to the license held by the licensee. The new law will affect those licensees who began their continuing education cycle on November 1, 2012 and will complete the compliance cycle in October, 2014.

This requirement is directly tied to CE compliance cycles ending 9/30/14 or earlier, and CE compliance cycles ending 10/31/14 or later. The licensees compliance period begins with the end of your birth month following the second anniversary of the first license issuance date, and then biennially thereafter.  In addition to the five-hour course, adjusters will be required to participate in 19- hours of elective credits, approved by the department and focusing on their specific line of insurance.

HB 725: Understanding the Upcoming CE Changes