Tag: Ft Lauderdale

Insurance Rates Rise in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Floridians are driving more and getting into a lot more accidents, and they're paying the price with rising car insurance rates that are already among the nation's highest. Premiums have risen 14 percent statewide since Jan. 1 of last year — nearly the exact opposite of the ubiquitous TV commercials offering savings of 15 percent or more on car insurance. "People are driving more,"...

Dimmitt Insurance Sponsors Charity Works Golf Tournament

On the weekend of November 12th, The Morton Plant Hospital celebrated 100 years of service to the community. Guests participated in a Friday night kickoff party, Saturday Gala and Sunday brunch. All proceeds from the weekend benefited the Morton Plant Hospital. Dimmitt Insurance is proud to support the Morton Plant Hospital. The Morton Plant Hospital was first opened in 1916 with 20 hospital beds. Today they have...

Can Your Homeowner’s Policy Survive This Checklist?

Here is a quick checklist of 7 key categories that can literally save you hundreds of dollars per year on your annual homeowner’s insurance policy in the state of Florida. These items are overlooked by most homeowners. If any of the items listed below apply to you, it’s worth calling your insurance provider to make sure you are taking advantage of these discounts on your...

Do I Need Flood Insurance?

The short answer is yes! Whether or not you live in a high risk flood zone, you are taking a tremendous risk with your home and financial security by not obtaining flood insurance. With very few exceptions, homeowners’ insurance does not provide coverage for damage caused by a flood. While the image of a river overflowing its banks often comes to mind when defining a...

Flood Insurance

While homeowners’ insurance typically provides protection for things like a fire, lightning strike, hail damage, theft, and many other hazards, one thing usually not covered under a homeowners’ policy is flood. With few notable exceptions, you must purchase a separate flood insurance policy in order to protect your home from rising water, mud slides, and tidal surge. The National Flood Insurance Program provides coverage for...