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Thursday, December 7, 2017Homes can do so much more today than ever before. Not only do they provide a safe place to live, but they interact with people.
Smart technology is providing many benefits for homeowners nowadays. It can control home security and energy systems. It can control lighting. Some systems even answer random questions. READ MORE >>
Thursday, November 2, 2017Many businesses are exposed to the financial consequences of their ownership, use or maintenance of vehicles used in their operations. Most coverage needs can be handled by a business auto policy (BAP) or similar form which cover operations such as: · Product or food delivery READ MORE >>
Monday, October 23, 2017Umbrella insurance only works properly when the primary (underlying) coverages are maintained. In fact, the obligation to make sure proper support remains in place is part of the umbrella insurance contract. It is found in the policy’s “Maintenance of Underlying Coverage” provision. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, September 6, 2017Part one discussed how a typical homeowner policy covers buildings and structures. Now let’s look at Coverage Part D, which is also a property coverage; as well as Coverage Parts E and F. These latter parts address coverage for injuries to persons or damage to property that belongs to others. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, September 6, 2017Generally, a homeowners insurance policy includes at least six different coverage parts. The names of the parts may vary by insurance company, but they typically are referred to as Dwelling, Other Structures, Personal Property, Loss of Use, Personal Liability and Medical Payments coverages. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, August 23, 2017In part 1, we began the discussion of the coverage limitations (exclusions) found in insurance policies. Here, we’ll continue. Exclusions are meant to insure that policy and pricing reflects precisely what the insurance coverage intended to cover. These limitations are fair. READ MORE >>
Monday, August 14, 2017Even if you have auto insurance, there are still instances, called exclusions, when your policy won't provide coverage. Why should exclusions exist in an insurance contract? There are several different reasons. Exclusions are used to do the following: READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 26, 2017About California's Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program California Law requires that all drivers of vehicles within the State maintain evidence of financial responsibility. California's Low Cost Automobile Program (CLCA) was established by the Legislature in 1999 and exists pursuant to California Insurance Code Section 11629. READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 13, 2017Risk managers and business owners face increasingly serious information technology challenges. Regardless of business size, most companies report that they suffer at least one significant data breach yearly. They also share that they have been victimized by computer related vandalism (including denial of service attacks where operations are jammed). READ MORE >>
Monday, July 3, 2017In part 2, we continue our discussion of how umbrella policies work. Umbrella vs. Excess Coverage A traditional umbrella offers broader protection, supplementing primary policies and handling a variety of other, less common losses. For instance, you may have to go to court after being accused of slandering another person. READ MORE >>