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The Benefits of Telematics for Company Vehicles

By accident investigation, Auto, Business, car camera, Claims, Commercial, commercial insurance, company drivers, company vehicles, fleet claims, fleet management, fleet performance, fleet safety program, fleet tracking, Insurance, Liability, Loss Control, Risk Management, Technology, telematics

When I’m completing a risk management review for one of our commercial partners, the most common area of losses we discuss are fleet claims. Whether your company has one vehicle or 100, having drivers out on the roadway poses a…

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Now is a Good Time for Your Business Policy Check-Up

By annual review, Business, business owner, Commercial, commercial policy, exposure changes, Insurance, new coverages, new exposures, policy check-up, Risk Management

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Dealing with COVID while trying to make a profit and keep your business growing are of paramount concern. In addition, there’s making payroll, staying competitive, complying with state and…

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Through the Roof! How Roofing Scams Will Cost You

By Central, Claims, fraud, Home, home repair, Insurance, insurance fraud, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, roof contractor, roof damage, roofer, roofing scam, scam, storm chasers, Weather

  In January 2020, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its 2019 Consumer Sentinel Network Report showing that they received a total of 23,963 reports from home repair, improvement, and product fraud. This is a staggering amount of fraud re…

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Protect Yourself While Shopping Online

By applications, Business, Commercial, credit card, credit cards, cyber, Cyber Insurance, cyber security, cybersecurity, fraud, hackers, Insurance, Internet, internet safety, Liability, liability coverage, liability insurance, online, online payment, online safety, online shopping, Prevention, protect online privacy, retail, Risk Management, Technology

These unprecedented times have left many of us with only one way to shop: online. Many online businesses have benefited from consumers “sheltering in place” with an influx of buyers shopping via apps and the internet. I am sure that I…

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It’s That Time of Year: Prepare Your boat!

By boat, boat inspection, boat insurance, boat safety, boating, boats, first aid kit, inspection, Insurance, life jacket, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, safety kit, Safety Tips, sailboat, Umbrella, US Coast Guard, water safety, watercraft, Weather

As the weather heats up, many people are getting excited to head to the lake, river, or ocean to go boating! While there is nothing more enjoyable than a day on the boat, a good time can quickly go bad…

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Insuring Your Office

By building, building contents, building coverage, Business, business income coverage, Central, Commercial, commercial building, Commercial general liability, commercial insurance, commercial policies, commercial property, exposure, exposures, general liability, Insurance, Liability, office, office building, offices, property, Risk Management

Commercial insurance is not one-size-fits-all, but there are features that even very different businesses have in common. Offices are an exposure that nearly every business has, from accounting firms to web engineers, and from one-person offices to a t…

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Don’t be a Turkey! Tips on Deep Frying for the Holidays

By cooking fire, cooking fires, Fire, fire extinguisher, fire protection, Holiday Safety, Home, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, outdoor cooking, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Safety Tips, turkey

Thanksgiving is a week away and I am already imagining the deliciousness. My mouth is literally starting to water as I type this! Mmm. There are many ways to cook your holiday turkey, such as roasting it, slow cooking it…

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Oh Deer! Drive Defensively this Season

By Accident, Auto, caution signs, deer, driving safety, driving safety tips, Insurance, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, road safety, road safety tips, roadside assistance program, safe driving, Weather

The most dangerous animal in the U.S. is not the sharp-clawed bear or the sharp-toothed shark. Surprisingly, it may be the kind, furry animal we grew up calling “Bambi.” And the most dangerous time of year is now! Between October…

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