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Cracking the Code on Commercial Umbrellas

By blanket additional insured, Business, business owner, Claims, Commercial, Commercial general liability, commercial umbrella policy, general liability, independent agent, Insurance, Liability, liability coverage, owning a business, professional liability, protection, Umbrella, umbrella policy

Many people in the insurance industry will agree that umbrellas are one of the most misunderstood lines of insurance coverage in existence. Of course, it’s easy to understand why when you look up the definition of “umbrella” and get explanations…

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Protect Your Online Retail Business

By Business, business owner, Commercial, commercial cyber, computer, computer attack, cyber crime, cyber extortion, cyber insurance, cyber insurance coverage, cyber risk, cyber security, cybersecurity, data breach, fraud, hackers, home-based business, Identity recovery, identity theft, Insurance, Internet, Liability, liability coverage, online, online presence, online shopping, Prevention, retail, retailer, Technology, website

In my blog post, Protect Yourself While Shopping Online, I shared how to protect yourself as a consumer. Now, let’s talk about protecting your customers and yourself as a business owner. If you have any kind of online store where…

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Now Might Be the Perfect Time for an Account Review

By Adequate coverage, adequate protection, agent, annual insurance review, Auto, Business, business owner, Claims, Commercial, Home, Household Inventory, independent agent, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance program, insurance review, Liability, liability exposures, owning a business, Personal, personal assets, Prevention, protection, Umbrella, umbrella policy

If you’re like many of the people I’ve spoken with over the past couple of weeks, your life is beginning to return back to a revised sense normalcy, which is a good thing considering you’re probably starting to run short…

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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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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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What is Subrogation?

By analytics, artificial intelligence, Business, Claims, Commercial, coverage, damages, Home, Household Inventory, Insurance, Liability, Personal, premiums, Prevention, products liability, Saving Money, Service, subrogate, subrogation, third-party

Subrogation is a common term in the insurance industry but not a common one outside of it. So what is subrogation? Subrogation is a legal right the insurance company holds to pursue a third-party responsible for the damages caused to…

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May the Coverage Be With You!

By Builders Risk, Business, catastrophic event, cause of loss, cloud storage, Commercial, commercial building, commercial insurance, construction, coverage, Cyber, cyber security, data, deductible, employee, Employees, exposure, exposures, inland marine, Insurance, Liability, liability insurance, risk, risk assessment, Risk Management, safety, Technology, underwriter, workers' compensation, workplace, workplace safety

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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