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How to Handle a Total Loss Vehicle Claim

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Hearing that your vehicle has been declared a total loss can be frustrating. But not knowing what to do after that declaration can be downright stressful. In this article, we define a total loss, outline the five steps you should…

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The Uninsurable Risk of Clark Griswold: Part II

We’re breaking down some of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’s most iconic scenes as we explore the liability risks and insurance implications of hosting the hap-hap-happiest Christmas since…well, you know. 

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Finding Solutions to Fleet Safety Management Questions

Fleet Management is a stressful task in all types of companies and operations…from the fleet that is a major part of a company’s operations such as large trucks, to a small company that has one to five vehicles. According to…

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What is the highest property damage claim in terms of loss frequency?

According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), wind/hail damage is the highest property claim type in terms of loss frequency. Water damage/freezing comes in second on this not so great list. With this in mind, I would like to give…

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Managing Claims is Easy with myCentral®

Insurance is such an oddity; people pay premiums in exchange for a promise of help if something goes wrong. Everyone hopes to never test that promise, but let’s face it – bad things happen. When something bad does happen, myCentral is…

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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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It May Have Been Covered but HOW Was It Covered?

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 exhibits that represent different…

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

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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Don’t Let Trees Leave Damage Behind

An exciting part of spring is watching the flowers bloom and the trees regain their beautiful leaves. However, the unpredictable spring weather creates many tree-related hazards that homeowners should be aware of.

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Anything But Traditional: Insuring the Unusual Risk

We’ve all heard of some of the crazy things that celebrities have purchased insurance for – a musician’s hands, a supermodel’s legs, even a chef’s taste buds – but have you heard of these unusual types of insurance policies?

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