• Filing Date: 2015-03-10
  • Form Type: 10-K
  • Description: Annual report
v2.4.1.9
Related Party Transactions - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended 1 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Directors
Jun. 27, 2013
Jun. 30, 2014
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Amount received from retrospective reinsurance contracts $ 1,485hci_PremiumRefundFromReinsuranceContract        
Fees incurred with respect to law firm 47hci_RelatedPartyAmountsOfFeeToLawFirm 450hci_RelatedPartyAmountsOfFeeToLawFirm 335hci_RelatedPartyAmountsOfFeeToLawFirm    
Operating lease with director     1hci_NumberOfDirectorWithWhomOperatingLeaseAgreementMade    
Lease termination payment     179hci_LeaseTerminationPayment    
Operating Lease Agreement [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Directors payment     150us-gaap_CostsAndExpensesRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OperatingLeaseAgreementMember
   
Oxbridge [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
No. of non-employee directors 3hci_NumberOfNonEmployeeDirectorsAsCapitalPartnerParticipantsInReinsuranceTreatyWithRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember
       
Moksha [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Premiums paid       4,300us-gaap_PaymentsForReinsurance
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_MokshaMember
 
No. of non-employee directors 1hci_NumberOfNonEmployeeDirectorsAsCapitalPartnerParticipantsInReinsuranceTreatyWithRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_MokshaMember
       
Amount received from retrospective reinsurance contracts         1,485hci_PremiumRefundFromReinsuranceContract
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_MokshaMember
Claddaugh [Member] | Oxbridge [Member] | Period from June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014 [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Assumed total covered exposure   10,100hci_AssumedCoveredExposure
/ us-gaap_CreationDateAxis
= hci_JuneOneTwoThousandThirteenThroughMayThirtyFirstTwoThousandFourteenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_CladdaughMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember
     
Premiums paid   4,900us-gaap_PaymentsForReinsurance
/ us-gaap_CreationDateAxis
= hci_JuneOneTwoThousandThirteenThroughMayThirtyFirstTwoThousandFourteenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_CladdaughMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember
     
Claddaugh [Member] | Oxbridge [Member] | Period from June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015 [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Assumed total covered exposure 8,800hci_AssumedCoveredExposure
/ us-gaap_CreationDateAxis
= hci_JuneOneTwoThousandFourteenThroughMayThirtyFirstTwoThousandFifteenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_CladdaughMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember
       
Premiums paid 3,720us-gaap_PaymentsForReinsurance
/ us-gaap_CreationDateAxis
= hci_JuneOneTwoThousandFourteenThroughMayThirtyFirstTwoThousandFifteenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_CladdaughMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember
       
Claddaugh [Member] | Moksha [Member] | Period from June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014 [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Assumed total covered exposure   15,400hci_AssumedCoveredExposure
/ us-gaap_CreationDateAxis
= hci_JuneOneTwoThousandThirteenThroughMayThirtyFirstTwoThousandFourteenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_CladdaughMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_MokshaMember
     
Premiums paid   4,300us-gaap_PaymentsForReinsurance
/ us-gaap_CreationDateAxis
= hci_JuneOneTwoThousandThirteenThroughMayThirtyFirstTwoThousandFourteenMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_CladdaughMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_MokshaMember
     
HCPCI [Member] | Oxbridge [Member]          
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]          
Assumed total covered exposure 9,000hci_AssumedCoveredExposure
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_HomeownersChoicePropertyAndCasualtyInsuranceCompanyIncMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember
       
Premiums paid $ 1,350us-gaap_PaymentsForReinsurance
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionAxis
= hci_HomeownersChoicePropertyAndCasualtyInsuranceCompanyIncMember
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= hci_OxbridgeMember