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When Hurricane Andrew ripped through southern Florida in 1992, tearing up buildings and killing more than 2 dozen people, few had witnessed such a destructive natural catastrophe in the United States. In the 30 years since, the U.S. has endured multiple storms that caused more...

Tips on Hurricane preparedness 2022 Did you know that it is predicted that 2022 will bring 16-20 Atlantic Named Storms, from which 6-8 will become Hurricanes....

Our Plastridge  Healthcare Facility Risk update for April 2022 Todays technology has definitely helped ease many processes and tasks that were once very time consuming. What used to be paper medical files, bank records, or really any personal information is now at our fingertips with the...

Many Florida property owners were blindsided this year with the dramatic increase in their property insurance premiums. Double digit increases are the norm with many doubling over the last two years. Many insurers have packed up and left the state, leaving many property owners to...

Homeowners in Florida are feeling the crunch at their insurance renewal. We are all seeing the effects that multiple billion dollar catastrophes in the last five years have now come home to roost in our renewals. Here are just a few reasons homeowners are feeling...

Plastridge Insurance was founded in 1919 in Delray Beach, and we just turned 103! ...

We wanted to update you on the availability of a new insurance program specifically tailored to Non-Emergency Medical Transportation businesses....

To stay competitive in this environment Small Businesses have increased wages to recruit and retain employees during the ongoing worker shortage. As the competition for talent shows no sign of easing, many now are turning to enhanced health benefits, and we're here to help give...

The Florida Property market is tough with its worst financial performance to date. Homeowners and Condo and HOA Associations are all feeling the crunch. This article gives some reasons, and we're here when you need us. Experienced members of the property & casualty insurance industry will...

Employees… employees… where are all the employees? Today’s world is faced with some very unique and difficult challenges. One of the major challenges businesses face is no one wants to work, thus staffing your facilities with knowledgeable & experienced personnel remains difficult. ...

COVID-19 and Employment Practices Liability Insurance Questions around the pandemic and vaccine mandates have become more prevalent regarding Employment Practices Liability (EPLI) coverage and the implications. In addition to the different local, state and federal laws that are going to impact operating decisions, various funding programs are...

Condo and HOA Associations are currently facing many challenges they have never seen before, let alone navigating them. The global pandemic has brought real changes to how insurance will be offered too, and we have a few tips to allow for a smooth renewal process....

Workers Compensation provides coverage for all full-time and part-time employees in the event that they become injured or sick on the job. It will cover Owners and Officers depending on the application and the Owners inclusion or exclusion on the policy. In many states, a...

Hospitality – we understand the risk. The Plastridge Insurance Agency’s Hospitality Risk Division knows our clients. First, and foremost, we know that you have worked hard and invested a lot into your restaurant, brewery, bar or nightclub. Too much to not cover it properly....

Congrats to Michael Oberlander for being recognized by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) for his 20th year participating in the CIC program! THE SOCIETY OF CIC RECOGNIZES MICHAEL OBERLANDER FOR TWENTY YEARS OF LEADERSHIP Michael Oberlander of Plastridge Insurance Agency in Delray Beach, Florida was recently honored...

Condo and HOA Associations are currently facing many challenges they have never seen before, let alone navigating them. The global pandemic has brought real changes to how insurance will be offered too, and we have a few tips to allow for a smooth renewal process....

We want to say THANK YOU to the Florida Association of Insurance Agents for the wonderful recognition of our President Brendan Lynch for his time as Chairman 2019-2020. Thank you to the fantastic team who make FAIA an incredible source of information and who consistently advocate for Florida Agents. #insurancenerds...