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Today, Lyme disease is widespread across the United States, but the highest risk of exposure is in wooded areas during spring and summer months. That means construction workers, landscapers, forestry employees, brush cleaners, land surveyors, farming workers, railway employees, oil field workers, utility line employees and parks and wildlife management individuals are all at a high risk of contracting Lyme disease… Continue Reading



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 Lutgert Insurance invited to join The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

NAPLES, Fla. (October 2014) H.A. (Bud) Hornbeck II, President and CEO of Lutgert Insurance, today announced that Lutgert Insurance has been invited to join The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB), a 100 year-old organization based in Washington, D.C.  

“The CIAB is made up of the largest, best agencies and brokers in the country,” Hornbeck said, “along with associate members from the top insurance companies.”

Hornbeck will attend the organization’s annual Insurance Leadership Forum at the Broadmoor Hotel & Resort this month.

The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers is the premier association for the top regional, national and international commercial insurance and employee benefits intermediaries worldwide. Council members are market leaders who annually place 85 percent of U.S. commercial property/casualty insurance premiums and administer billions of dollars in employee benefits accounts. With expansive international reach, The Council fosters industry wide relationships around the globe by engaging lawmakers, regulators and stakeholders to promote the interests of its members and the valuable role they play in the mitigation of risk for their clients. 

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About Lutgert Insurance

Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Naples, Florida, Lutgert Insurance protects client assets and earning power by identifying and evaluating risks, providing insurance products to address risks, and offering expert loss control and prevention consultation. With offices in Naples, Ave Maria, Fort Myers, Marco Island, Sarasota, and Tampa, the company offers a comprehensive array of personal and commercial insurance products including estate planning services and employee benefits programs. Lutgert Insurance is a division of The Lutgert Companies, a privately held real estate development company with additional holdings in Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Lutgert Title and The Lutgert Resnick Group. For more information, visit

With the recent rains and flooding in SWFL, everyone should be rethinking flood insurance. Just because you aren’t in a designated flood plain doesn’t mean that your property won’t flood after an intense thunderstorm or a week or so of tropic disturbance. We do live on a swamp after all!