It May Have Been Covered but HOW Was It Covered?

By | Accident, Auto, claim, Claims, collision coverage, comprehensive coverage, comprehensive protection, coverage, Home, inland marine, inland marine policy, Insurance, insurance claim, Liability, Personal, Personal Insurance, Personal Umbrella, personal umbrella policy, Umbrella

If you’ve watched any college football over the past several years, you’ve probably seen multiple commercials from a certain insurance company that likes to show an imaginary college professor walking an individual through a building containing exhibit…

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General Liability Covers More Than You Might Think

By | bodily injury, Business, Claims, Commercial, Commercial general liability, Employees, Financial, general liability, Insurance, Liability, liability claims, liability coverage, liability insurance, personal injury, property damage, slip and fall, slip and fall accidents

For those of us in the insurance industry, after a certain period of time, various lines of business, their abbreviations and the specific coverages provided by those lines become embedded into our brains. This occurs to the point where we…

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Things to Consider When Starting a Home Based Business

By | Business, business insurance policy, Central, Home, home business, home-based business, Insurance, Liability, liability coverage, Personal, Risk Management

Starting a home based business might sound appealing (working in your PJ’s, setting your own hours, no boss!!). However, you need to make sure that your business is properly insured. Here are some questions to ask yourself about your endeavor. Wi…

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March Madness is Here – Are You Ready for the Risks?

By | Central, Claims, Education, Home, Insurance, Liability, liability insurance, March Madness, Personal, personal liability coverage, Personal Umbrella, personal umbrella policy, Risk Management, Umbrella

For basketball junkies and non-junkies alike, this is the greatest time of year for college basketball. March Madness has officially arrived! The excitement for the sport is at its highest, and even the non-basketball fans believe they are the next…

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The Next Catastrophic Flood Could Be Coming For You

By | Central, Claims, flood, flood exposure, flood insurance, flood policy, Home, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, Insurance, Liability, National Flood Insurance Program, Personal, Personal Flood Coverage, Prevention, Weather

Rain, rain, go away! At least that is what most of us are thinking after a few months, or in some cases, years of heavier-than-normal rainfalls. The U.S. has experienced flooding in areas that haven’t been affected for hundreds of…

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New Gifts? You Might Have New Risks

By | Central, Claims, Education, Financial, Home, homeowners claim, homeowners policy, Household Inventory, Insurance, Liability, Personal, schedule jewelry, scheduled coverage, scheduled personal property policy, theft losses

After the holiday season, many like to start the New Year by organizing new gifts and purchases and cleaning out the closets. As each year goes by and your needs continue to change, it’s easy to forget to update your…

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It’s Time to Wake Up and Avoid Drowsy Driving

By | Accident, Auto, Central, driving safety tips, drowsy driving, Education, impaired driving, Insurance, Liability, Personal, personal accident, prevent accidents, Prevention

The holiday season is in full swing, which means a significant rise in travel for holiday parties and family gatherings. Considering the increase in vehicles on the roads, it is even more critical that safe driving practices are followed going…

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Shop But Don’t Drop (Your Coverages) – How to Avoid Black Friday Claims

By | Black Friday, Black Friday shopping, Central, Claims, Education, Financial, identity theft, Insurance, Liability, Personal, Prevention, Saving Money, theft losses

Every year, my family and I look forward to our Thanksgiving traditions. We eat Thanksgiving dinner, watch TV, eat more Thanksgiving dinner, and then start making our Black Friday plans. We research all of the big deals, and then start…

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: How to Prevent the Silent Killer

By | Auto, carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide poisoning, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Central, Education, Home, Insurance, Liability, Personal, Risk Management, Safety Tips, winterizing your home

According to the National Safety Council, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning each year.  Carbon monoxide is called the silent killer because it’s odorless, colorless, tasteless, and can easily go undetected. When t…

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