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At a recent investor conference hosted by Barclay’s, Allstate Insurance announced plans to open three call centers across the U.S. The call centers are designed to handle routine customer inquiries typically handled by local agents.
Driverknowledge.com reports, an average of 6 million car accidents occur every year. While car crashes are common, it does not diminish the stress they cause. “Being involved in an accident, even if it is minor is extremely...
Drivers expect traffic during specific times of the day or night. We anticipate a high volume of cars traveling to and from work during the week. Holiday traffic, special event traffic, traffic due to road repair and the unfortunate car...
“There seems to be a lot of confusion understanding food labels and their meaning,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent homeowners insurance agency. Misunderstanding food label terminology contributes to...

Tailgating Pro Tips

Football season is here. Let the time-honored tradition of the pregame party begin. “Football rivalries and tailgating occur throughout the state whether you are in Gainesville, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando or Miami,” says Ellsworth Buck,...
The National Weather Service is predicting Hurricane Dorian to strengthen to a major hurricane over the weekend. That news has many Floridians trying to figure out how to prepare. “Getting a plan in order, certainly cannot...
Heavy rain across Florida this summer has led to flooding in some areas. “Flooding is the most common and costly disaster in the U.S.,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent homeowners insurance...
Are you tired of paying for TV channels you don’t watch? Or, experiencing dissatisfaction from your cable provider, but locked into a contract? Many TV watchers are getting rid of cable. Leichtman Research Group’s latest data shows...
“Do we really need another day to celebrate Halloween?” asks Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent homeowners insurance agency. The Halloween & Costume Association believes we need more Halloween. They originally set out to change the...
Most Floridians do not look forward to the sweltering heat that comes with August. “Our instinct is to crank the AC and resign to pay for it later,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent...