Hurricane Michael- What is being done?

Hurricane Michael was the 3rd most powerful storm to hit the U.S. The storm quickly escalated to a category 4 hurricane, making it the worst in almost a century. National …

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Avoid driving like a maniac in bad weather

Driving in the rain is stress inducing.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, it is more dangerous to drive on a rainy day than a snowy one. Most weather-related …

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Think you don’t need a flu shot?

It’s fall in Florida, that means, football, pumpkin-spice and flu shots. October just started and there are already confirmed cases of the flu. Last year, 80,000 people died from the …

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To Swerve or Not to Swerve

Animal related insurance claims  Florida is known for its abundant wildlife population. Green space surrounds many of our highways, increasing the chances of an animal-auto collision. “When driving at night, …

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Good relationships between neighbors strengthen the community you live in, however conflict between neighbors can lead to serious tension, lawsuits and even violence. “Discerning between an annoyance and a true nuisance …

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Weed killer found in popular breakfast foods

Before you dig into your favorite and nourishing breakfast consider, it could contain weed killer. A recent report found dangerous amounts of the herbicide, glyphosate, the active ingredient in weed …

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Can Boating Help Us Be Our Better Selves?

“Being on the water, provides a sense of calm and clarity,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent boat insurance agency. In his book, Blue Mind, …

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Algae Plagues Florida Beaches and Waterways

“Fishing, tourism and public health are vulnerable to algae this year in Florida”, observes Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent boat insurance company. Red Tide A …

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How to Cool Your Car Down Quickly

The interior of a parked car in Florida averages 150 degrees, according to researchers at the University of Central Florida. “Every driver in Florida is familiar with the intense heat …

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Make Independence Day unforgettable-in a good way

On July 4th people across the country express their American patriotism by celebrating Independence Day.  A quick history refresher- On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was officially adopted, …

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