Feb 23

Assignment of Benefits Panel Discussion

02/23/17 11:30am to 1:30pm
9527 Delaney Creek Blvd
Tampa,FL 33619

Join Florida Suncoast CPCU Chapter for a panel discussion about the Assignment of Benefits issue in Florida.

Our esteemed panel will answer questions and offer insight about what is happening and what can be done.


Some AOB Headlines:

·        Florida Fights Back Against Assignment of Benefits Abuse

·       Policyholders often don’t understand what they are signing over….

·       Higher costs for insurance companies mean higher costs for the policyholders

·       Insurance companies have to make a decision-fight or pay the inflated claims

·       Proposed legislation- HB 1097 and SB 596


Please register so we have an accurate head count for lunch. Click the link to register:




9527 Delaney Creek Blvd

Tampa, FL 33619



Arrive:   11:30

Lunch:  11:30 - 12:00

Panel Discussion:  12:00-1:00


Registration is limited to 75.  We expect this event will fill up quickly, so be sure to register early and secure your seat now.

**Due to USAA security requirements, all visitors must present a valid driver’s license. Escorts will be present during the event.


Michael Koscielny, Jr., CPCU, CIC, ARe, API, AINS

President & Chair at Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) Society
CPCU Society

Mike is the Director of Underwriting at Florida Peninsula Insurance Company. He has more than 37 years of experience in the insurance industry, in roles including Assistant Vice President, Property-Casualty Underwriting, at American Modern Insurance Group/MunichRe America and Regional Director of Underwriting at the Auto Club Group. Koscielny has served as a member of the CPCU Society Leadership Council, as Leadership Council Liaison to the CPCU-Loman Education Foundation Advisory Committee and Chapter Governor. He also serves as Vice President of the Underwriting Executives Council. He holds the CPCU, CIC, ARe, AIC, API, and AINS designations.


Cox Law, PLLC

Sean P. Cox is the founding member of Cox Law PLLC, which is a full service litigation firm. Sean P. Cox represents commercial clients, insurers, as well as individuals in the areas of insurance disputes, injury litigation, construction disputes, and commercial litigation.

The firm provides specialized services for small business including business formation and transactional services such as buy-sell agreements and asset purchase agreements.

Dave Newell

Education Director/Industry Relationship Manager

Dave graduated from the University of North Florida in 1984 & began his career as a claim rep.  In 1997, he obtained his agent license and became a producer with a large local independent insurance agency and FAIA member.

In July 2008, Dave joined FAIA as the Citizens' Liaison & instructor for the Education Department. In September 2011, Dave became the Director of Education.

Dave has knowledge & expertise in both the carrier & agency side of the insurance business. Dave served as a board member, past president, and catastrophe chair for the Independent Insurance Agents of Tallahassee.

9527 Delaney Creek Blvd
Tampa, FL 33619
United States

**Due to USAA security requirements, all visitors must present a valid driver’s license. Escorts will be present during the event.


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