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Division of Risk Management

BUREAU OF CLAIMS ADMINISTRATION

CLAIMS REPORTING

 

 WORKER’S COMPENSATION  

·   Report all claims to OptaComp at 1-877-518-2583.

o       In a medical emergency, transport the injured employee to the nearest medical facility or call 911 for  emergency assistance.

o       Following the arrangement of emergency medical treatment for the injured employee, contact OptaComp at 1-877-518-2583.

o       If the injury does not require emergency treatment, contact OptaComp at 1-877-518-2583 immediately and prior to obtaining medical treatment.

o       OptaComp will refer the injured employee to an appropriate medical provider from the OptaComp clinician panel. OptaComp provides this service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. 

To determine whom to contact at Risk Management on a specific claim, please select Contact Us.

STATE LIABILITY

Report all claims immediately at (850) 413-3122

If your claims involves an automobile accident:

                               Department of Financial Services

                               Division of Risk Management

                               Property & State Liability Claims

                               200 E. Gaines St.

                               Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0338

·        Get the names, addresses and telephone numbers of any witnesses to the accident.

·        Report any accident immediately to your supervisor in accordance with your agency’s procedures.

·        Don’t promise to pay anything.

·        At the scene of the accident, do not discuss details of the accident with anyone except the appropriate investigating law enforcement officer.

·        Obtain information about the other driver (or drivers) from the law enforcement officer.

 

If your claim involves bodily injury to another or damage to property:

 

·        Complete the General Liability Loss Report Form and forward it to Risk Management:

                               Dept. of Financial Services

                               Division of Risk Management

                               Property & State Liability Claims

                               200 E. Gaines St.

                               Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0338

STATE PROPERTY

                               Daily and Catastrophe Claims

The preferred method for reporting ALL claims is electronically, by completing and submitting the Notice of Property Loss Electronic Form

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Only in the event you are not able to report claims electronically, then complete DFS-DO-854 form, Notice of Property Loss and forward it to Risk Management with as much detail as possible:

                               Dept. of Financial Services

                               Division of Risk Management

                               Property & State Property Claims

                               200 E. Gaines St.

                               Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0338

                                               OR

                              Send by facsimile to (850) 488-4699

 

·        If the loss is a result of lightning, complete and send form DFS-DO--855, Statement – Lightning Losses:

Dept. of Financial Services

                               Division of Risk Management

                               Property &State Property Claims

                               200 E. Gaines St.

                               Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0338

                                              OR

                             Send by facsimile to (850) 488-4699

                      CONSUMER HELPLINE 1-877-693-5236
       

Florida Department of Financial Services · Division of Risk Management · 200 East Gaines St. · Tallahassee, FL 32399-0336 · LegalNotices

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