Avoid Buying a Hurricane-Ravaged Car

October 31, 2017

Avoid Buying a Hurricane-Ravaged Car

Months after floodwaters have receded and hurricanes are a distant memory, there is another little anticipated cost of hurricanes in Florida and South Texas. Water-logged cars are generally written off by insurance companies as a total loss. The owner is paid for the value of the vehicle and it is then the possession of the…

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June 27, 2012

Hurricane Season is Here: Is Your Insurance Policy Water Tight?

Hurricane Season has just begun and two tropical storms have already made landfall in Florida. Debby and Beryl have left communities without power, spawned killer tornadoes, and caused extensive property damage due to high winds, driving rains, and flooding. But, even if your home has been damaged by a severe storm, you have a homeowner’s…

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September 15, 2008

Gas Gouging in Florida

First Coast News is reporting that the state Attorney General’;s Office has received more than 70 complaints in Duval County about gasoline price gouging this week. The Gate station chain is the subject of the majority of them. Gate says their supplier raised the price on them and they’;re passing it onto the consumer. The…

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September 5, 2008

You Can Be Fired If You Stay Safe From The Storm

We are in the middle of hurricane season in Florida and most of us are keeping an eye on the latest storm, Hanna, heading offshore of North Florida, soon to be followed by Ike. Forcasters and the Florida Highway Patrol have the same mantra, “don’;t go out on the roads unless you have to.”  That’;s fine,…

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August 18, 2008

Storm Coming Concerns Motorists

With high winds from Hurricane Fay predicted to hit the Jacksonville area this week, the Department of Transportation reports that motorists are calling to find out if roads will be closed. Motorists can call 511 for traffic information. Newly constructed electronic signs along portions of I-95 will keep drivers updated on any road or bridge closures….

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