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Insurers, contractors debate who should be allowed to pursue claims

Charges that home repair contractors and attorneys are teaming up to pad claims submitted to insurers will be the focus of debate for a third straight year in Tallahassee.

State lawmakers on the House Insurance Committee are scheduled Monday to discuss possible restrictions on allowing homeowners to sign over to home repair contractors their legal rights to bill insurers for damages, accept payments and file suits in disputes over claims.