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Fact file: Florida hurricane insurance

Fact file: Florida hurricane insurance November 2020 Six of the 10 costliest hurricanes in U.S. history have impacted Florida. Three of these storms occurred within just two years: 2004 and 2005. (See chart.) The costliest hurricane, based on insured property losses to Florida, was 1992’s Hurricane Andrew. It caused $25.9 billion in damage to Florida and […]

Black Friday car accidents: what’s at stake?

Black Friday car accidents: what’s at stake? How Your Insurance May Play a Role in Black Friday Mishaps This post is part of a series of insurance blogs on jonesfamilyins.com  Scoring a bargain on Black Friday feels great. Not so great? Waiting in long lines. Getting into an altercation with another shopper. Fighting for a […]

What you need to know about remote working risks

What you need to know about remote working risks The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has suddenly turned working from home from a privilege to a necessity. While you’re helping keep employees healthy and productive (and employed), you must also consider the potential liability of remote work. From a safety perspective, you need to know: what your […]

Top Reminders for Teen Drivers

Top Reminders for Teen Drivers If there’s one thing that research points out, it’s that teens are, literally, the worst drivers. According to the CDC, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for teenagers, and the risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among teens aged 16-19 than among any other age group. […]

Florida Governor Supports Liability Protection

Florida Governor Supports Liability Protection As we’ve reported over the summer, work has continued behind the scenes among some Florida legislators and other elected officials to craft a bill that would provide liability protection for businesses related to the coronavirus pandemic.  Now, Governor DeSantis has weighed-in, saying he would favor such a bill. The Governor […]

Hurricane Sally left 500,000 without power!

Hurricane Sally left 500,000 without power! Hurricane Sally came through! The most severe wind damage seemed to be limited to areas near the coast or open bay waters.  What I saw was mostly minor damage to roofs and siding, seldom structural, let alone catastrophic.  At one point though, more than 500,000 residents were without power […]

Basics of car maintenance: 8 tips to follow

Basics of car maintenance: 8 tips to follow We rely on cars a lot in our day-to-day lives and sometimes we put them through a lot… hot summer days, icy winter conditions, kicked-up rocks, potholes and more. Because your car may be one of your biggest expenses, knowing the basics of car maintenance can help […]