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Heed Your Mom’s Advice: Don’t Give Rides to Strangers (Unless You’re Properly Covered)

Most of us have seen the meme going around that refers to a couple of life lessons that have reversed course over the past couple of decades: don’t get in the car with strangers and don’t meet people from the…

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The Sharing Economy: When New Opportunities Create Insurance Challenges

The “sharing economy” continues to provide individuals and families with non-traditional ways to rent vacation properties, hitch a ride via a ridesharing service, and even rent vehicles for short-term use. By now most of you are probably somewhat familiar with…

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Ride-Sharing: Uber Convenient or Uber Risky?

  With the price of taxi services in most cities rising, people are relying on a new form of transportation called ride-sharing. Companies like Uber and Lyft can be very convenient for those who don’t own a car or quickly…

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What’s Mine Is Yours…for A Fee

The sharing economy is a term that describes the peer-to-peer economic model in which individuals can rent or borrow assets (goods and services) owned by someone else. Other names include the gig economy and access economy. While the practice is…

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