Office Approves a 9.5% Decrease to Florida’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier has issued a Final Order granting approval to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) for a statewide overall rate level decrease of 9.5% and premium level decrease of 9.8%. This applies to both new and renewal […]
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A Cyber Liability policy would respond to this type of Event! Protect your Business! Call Us for Quote Today! Read about it here: http://www.newsherald.com/news/20170601/destin-chipotle-credit-debit-system-hacked-pcb-location-also-investigated
This is an interesting article explaining why we are now in the peak of hurricane season. Be prepared, and call Blackwell with any questions about your business or home insurance! http://www.noaa.gov/stories/peak-of-hurricane-season-why-now
Please read the report from NPR of the recent flooding in Louisiana. From NPR Even as thousands of residents of southern Louisiana are returning to their flood-damaged homes, more danger could lie ahead as rain continues to fall and the full extent of the damage can’t be known, according to state emergency response officials. Preliminary casualty […]
NCCI proposed that the rate increased rates will apply to all policies in effect on October 1, 2016. Additionally, NCCI proposes that the increased rates will apply to all policies in effect on October 1, 2016 on a pro rata basis through the remainder of the term of these policies (the equals a mid-term rate […]
If you assign the benefits of your insurance policy to a contractor, you lose control of your claim and many other problematical issues may occur in resolving your claim. Please contact your insurance carrier prior to signing any document from a third party vendor if it references your insurance policy benefits! Once you sign it, […]
Cyber hacks are on the rise and you must have a Cyber Liability policy to be protected. The third party vendor Sacred Heart Health System uses for it billing Operations was hacked which compromised health information of about 14,000 patients according to this New Herald Article. How does cyber liability work for customers in similar […]
Review your insurance policies and check the limits on the policies. Make sure the limits are enough rebuild your property if you were to have a total loss. http://online.wsj.com/articles/protecting-your-home-from-disasters-1401485891
Blackwell Insurance COO Tina Blackwell was recently asked by the Panama City News Herald about the issue of flood insurance for Florida homeowners. Here is an excerpt from the published article. South Florida homes aren’t the only ones seeing rate spikes. One local home’s flood insurance premium jumped from $3,300 to $26,000, said Tina Blackwell, […]
Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 In July 2012, the U.S. Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) which calls on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other agencies, to make a number of changes to the way the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is run. Some of these changes […]