State Farm had requested 14.9% increase  but was only approved at 6.4%. That  is not bad for the consumer except the damage was done by State Farm over the last 2 years with 4 additional increases and discounts being removed!  The Increase will begin 2/1/2012 so now we will see more Increases being approved  for other carriers  as well by the (OIR) Office of Insurance Regulation.Citizens Insurance will be at about 10%.Also, always remember that whatever the increase is, the rates in Fort lauderdale and All  of South Florida will always be about double that amount and other parts of North Florida will be the same or possibly lower.  Please read the full article below and call  L & S Insurance at 1-888-244-7400 for all of your quotes for home, Auto, Flood, Business & Commercial and Life Insurance quotes as well.

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2012/09/28/264749.htm