Understanding Homeowners Insurance in Florida

Understanding Homeowners Insurance in Florida 11/17/2017 Homeowners in Florida need to know where they stand under the state’s insurance law. It is important for them to understand their rights and responsibilities in the event that they must file a claim. These are some of the more important issues regarding homeowners insurance in Florida: Seeking Reimbursement for Property Damage The reimbursement …

Hurricane Preparedness Measures Renters Should Take In Florida

Hurricane Preparedness Measures Renters Should Take In Florida 11/11/2017 Whenever a severe weather condition, storm or hurricane is forecast, homeowners in Florida take precautions to protect their property. For instance, they can board up windows, bring in furniture from outside and take other steps to protect their homes. However, it is a different case for the renters. Florida law does …

Floridians Encouraged to Join Emergency Contact Information Program

Floridians Encouraged to Join Emergency Contact Information Program 11/4/2017 Floridians have been encouraged to participate in the emergency contact information (ECI) program, which is administered by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. More than 12 million of the state’s residents have already placed their names into the state-wide database, which will help law enforcement personnel notify family members …

What You Need to Know About Headaches and Motorcycle Accidents

What You Need to Know About Headaches and Motorcycle Accidents 10/30/2017 A motorcycle accident is one of the most dangerous accidents that usually occur around the world. This accident is very serious and can result in severe fractures around the neck, thighs, ribs and arms. A motorcycle accident can also lead to injuries to the spinal cord. However, the most …

Top 5 Most Expensive States for Auto Insurance

Top 5 Most Expensive States for Auto Insurance 10/24/2017 Auto insurance premiums are getting more costly, going up between 3.4 percent and 7.4 percent each year. According to CarData, the following five states are the most expensive for car insurance. Florida Florida has high car insurance rates due to being in a hurricane zone and having a large number of …

The Future of Driverless Cars

The Future of Driverless Cars 10/17/2017 It is widely known that there is a lot of time and money being spent on research and development of driverless vehicles. Many automobile industry businesses are partnering with technology companies to create prototypes of autonomous cars. The idea of a driverless vehicle is intriguing and appealing. Having them on the roads could reduce …

Road Deaths Revive Debate About Pedestrian Safety On The UCF Campus

Road Deaths Revive Debate About Pedestrian Safety On The UCF Campus 9/24/2017 Recently, a college student who enjoys biking was spoken to on the local UCF campus. However, she prefers not to do it because of two accidents that recently occurred on the Alafaya Trail. She saw a pedestrian get hit by a car while she was sitting in her …

Irma Damages Two Lehigh Acres Fire Stations

Irma Damages Two Lehigh Acres Fire Stations 9/20/2017 Hurricane Irma’s damage to all five Lehigh Acres Fire Department stations was so serious that Stations 101 and 102 had to be closed. According to Lehihgh acres fire chief Robert DiLallo, water leakage from the storm resulted in damage to the stations’ roofs, drywall, and ceilings. Garage doors were also blown off …

Finding a Replacement for Florida's Current PIP Insurance

Finding a Replacement for Florida’s Current PIP Insurance 9/15/2017 Florida’s current car insurance system is costing the state’s residents millions in extra premiums, according to many news reports. They are also claiming that current efforts to fix the system have only lead to higher premiums in recent years. That is why a Vero Beach legislator is introducing legislation that would …

Irma Aftermath

Irma Aftermath 9/12/2017 The aftermath of a hurricane can be just as devastating as the hurricane itself, as victims of Hurricane Irma are now learning. Once the flooding begins to subside and the damage can be assessed, homeowners may find that they were not as prepared as they hoped. Fortunately, there’s help. Government programs are in place to provide financial …