Central Insurance Companies

Category: Risk Management


Business Insurance 101: Where Do New Business Owners Start?

If you’re the proud owner of a new business – or even just kicking around the idea of hanging your own shingle – you’ve probably realized that there is a lengthy list of items and issues to address. From startup…

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Protect Yourself While Shopping Online

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!

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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Coronavirus Could Complicate Hurricane Season 2020

Hurricane season is here.  Meteorologists are at work and love to make predictions about how many hurricanes will make landfall and their potential severity.  People in high-risk areas will be directly affected, of course, but everyone still needs to pay attention….

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Insuring Your Office

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 ten-story office…

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Summer is Coming: Tips for Outdoor Cooking

Spring is here and summer is coming. As a suburban dad, this means I only have two things on my mind: lawn maintenance and barbeque. Nothing ruins a good cookout faster than a trip to the emergency room or a…

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May the Coverage Be With You!

One of the toughest parts of commercial insurance is identifying all of the exposures a business might have. I met with a new client yesterday, Darth Vader, who is the Operations Manager for a business called The Empire. It sounds…

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Serve Up Stovetop and Oven Safety

I’ve written about stovetop fire extinguishers before, but I also want to share some general stovetop and oven safety tips with you. Since I’ve been working from home, I’m cooking a lot more and using my stovetop and/or oven daily,…

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Springing into Strong Winds and Storms

If the wind was strong enough to pick up Dorothy and Toto and pull her entire house into a tornado and send them to the magical Land of Oz, there is no telling what it could do to your property….

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Ice and Snow Removal at Home: Who’s Responsible?

If you live in the Northern portion of the country, this topic should be familiar. Every winter, beginning as early as November and stretching throughout March and April, comes the dreaded freezing temperatures, and along with them, snow and ice.

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