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Victims of unlicensed travel insurance strike back in class action suit

Looks as if the unlicensed insurance scandal -- that's right, the one that got me sued for defamation earlier this year -- isn't over yet.

Prime Travel Protection investigation at crossroads after Vacation Superstore/Best Price Cruises filing

Florida’s campaign to stop unlicensed travel insurance appears to be at a crossroads. State regulators yesterday sent a two-count notice […]

Lawsuit update: Legal bloggers rally to support free speech online

I wanted to take a moment to say "thank you" for the support I've gotten from lawyers in the blogosphere after being hit with a frivolous defamation lawsuit from a Florida travel agency earlier this year.

Motions to dismiss Palm Coast Travel lawsuit filed with court

It's our turn. Almost three months after filing a lawsuit against one of its customers and me, our lawyers have answered Palm Coast Travel's charges in two separate motions for dismissal.

Palm Coast Travel fined $2,500 and placed on probation for selling unauthorized travel insurance

Looks like Palm Coast Travel, the Boca Raton, Fla., agency accused by the state of Florida of selling unauthorized travel insurance, while at the same time trying to sue one of its own customers and me into silence, has quietly negotiated a settlement with insurance regulators.

Internal report shows Palm Coast Travel had $27,787 in outstanding travel insurance claims

A fresh round of public records released by the state of Florida's Department of Financial Service this morning reveals a "medal count" of complaints against travel agencies alleged to have sold illegal travel insurance, as well as the number of claims and their estimated value.

Florida accuses three more travel agencies — wait, make that five more agencies — of selling unlicensed insurance

Looks like Palm Coast Travel has company. Florida regulators have filed charges against three more travel agencies as part of their expanding probe of unlicensed insurance offered through defunct Prime Travel Protection.
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