National Insurance Awareness Day 2017

June 28 is National Insurance Awareness Day. While not nearly as fun as National Margarita or Take Your Dog to Work Day, today we urge you to take some time to think about one of the most important products you buy to protect yourself and your family. Take some time today to review your homeowner’s…

Staged crashes cost auto insurers, consumers

WINK News May 31, 2017 FORT MYERS, Fla. Fraud could be behind a recent surge in auto insurance rates. Rates are up 21.4 percent since 2015, according to Florida Office of Insurance Regulation data. Insurance agent Cindy Palmquist of The Thompson Agency puts the blame squarely on staged crashes, a practice in which drivers maneuver other motorists…

Allstate and Allstate Agencies Seek to Bring 346 Jobs to Florida

LARGO, Fla., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Allstate Insurance Company today announced a boost to its sales force in Florida to keep pace with growing consumer demand for insurance and financial products and services in the state. “We are seeing increased consumer demand for auto and home insurance as well as financial advice and planning,” says Allstate’s Jim Uschelbec, Regional…