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March 27, 2020
Hurricane Okeechobee

History of Okeechobee – Florida’s Deadliest Hurricane

Hurricanes in Florida aren’t new, but there are recent technological advancements that help save lives and reduce the extent of damages. Better medical equipment, better training, faster emergency response, sturdier structures, improved communication and the ease with which people can be warned and evacuate are all factors that reduce the property damage, injuries and […]
March 27, 2020
Hurrican Preparation for Home or Businesses

Preparing Your Home or Business for a Hurricane

When the National Weather Service (NWS) and state officials start warning Florida residents of a hurricane’s impending arrival, you should take the threat seriously. How much time you get to prepare and evacuate can vary depending on the circumstances, but the really serious threats are usually announced days in advance. The steps you take […]
March 26, 2020
car damages caused by hurricane

The Recent History of Hurricane Lawsuits in Florida

Hurricane Irma caused a massive amount of property damage in Florida, which resulted in the filing of a very high volume of property damage claims. Mistakes and oversights are inevitably made when insurers are suddenly inundated with a huge number of claims. Insurance companies try to cope and process all those claims in a […]
March 25, 2020
natural disaster

How Much Do Natural Disasters Cost the United States?

Nature enriches all our lives in countless valuable ways, but it can also unleash staggering levels of devastation. Florida residents are all too familiar with the dark side of nature, especially when it comes to the destructive power of hurricanes. Hurricanes aren’t the only source of harmful natural forces. Many parts of the country […]