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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Insurance

I want to drive for Uber or Lyft. Am I covered?

The simple answer: probably not. Most personal auto insurance policies excludes vehicles being used as "public or livery conveyance" such as taxis or ride-sharing services. We call this a "gap in coverage". When are you...

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Look Before You Lock - Never Leave Kids or Pets in Cars as the Weather Warms Up

We've all been guilty of it once or twice, we're only running in "just for a minute" and we leave our pets and/or kids in the car. As the weather warms up, it takes less than 10 minutes for the inside temperature of...

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Insurance for Your Construction Business

- After years of experience working with construction companies, from the small general contractor to regional entities, we know that protecting your business from risk requires a deep understanding of the industry. No...

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Oh Hail No! Storm season is here, which means the fear of hail!

Hail is one of the most destructive types of weather. Every year, hail causes a wide variety of damage to homes, vehicles and businesses across the country. Without proper training, assessing hail damage can be...

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What a Mom Really Want on Mother's Day

Motherhood - the best job around. It's also the most thankless and hardest thing you've ever done. But what each mom wants on Mother's Day is different. Some want the day off WITHOUT their children and spouse needing...

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General Liability Insurance - what's covered and what's not

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate — everything from accounting, marketing, and sales to product development, inventory, and hiring. With all of this to manage day to day, details like liability...

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