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Resource ID: #21938
Subject: Disasters
Source: WINK-TV (Fort Myers, Fla.)
Date: September 13, 2004 and November 8, 2004



Soon after the first of Florida's four hurricanes, victims started calling WINK-TV to complain that their insurance companies were not covering the claims they filed. Florida's Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher launched a crackdown on adjusters who underpay claims, and investigated the state's insurance pool. There are now Congressional investigations in Washington based on WINK-TV's story.

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