What Everyone Should Know About Umbrella Insurance

What Everyone Should Know About Umbrella Insurance

Umbrella policies provide extra protection beyond standard coverage, and they are available in increments of a million dollars. Sometimes known as excess liability or personal liability insurance, umbrella insurance doesn’t stand alone. Instead, it adds another layer of liability protection on top of the liability built into other policies you have, including auto, homeowner’s or […]

Construction Firm Tips for Avoiding Insurance Disasters

Construction Firm Tips for Avoiding Insurance Disasters

When you’re in the construction industry you already have lots to worry about: Keeping your workers safe in one of the most dangerous industries, uninsured or underinsured subcontractors, and finding experienced employees from a shrinking pool of talent. Not only that, but lawsuits lurk in any project, exposing you to serious losses that can threaten […]

Have You Checked If Your Car Is Subject to Recall

Have You Checked If Your Car Is Subject to Recall

Over the past five years, 150 million vehicles have been recalled by manufacturers in the U.S. It’s great that regulators and auto makers are constantly looking for issues that can cause danger to drivers and passengers, and recalls have likely saved thousands of lives. The problem is that not all drivers are taking the recalls […]

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

People typically lock their cars when they park them to safeguard personal items and components inside the vehicle. Increasingly, however, criminals are less interested in what’s inside the car than they are in what’s underneath it – the catalytic converter. The National Insurance Crime Bureau has reported that thefts of catalytic converters jumped by 325% […]

Safety Strategies for Heavy Equipment

Safety Strategies for Heavy Equipment

The safe use of heavy equipment is critical when machinery such as bulldozers, graders or ground-moving equipment is used in the construction of new homes, bridges, shopping malls or other commercial buildings. The size and weight of these heavy machines make them extremely hazardous, and proper operation is required to avoid serious injury or death. […]

Drowsy Driving Now Classified as Impaired Driving

Drowsy Driving Now Classified as Impaired Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now classifies drowsy driving as “impaired” driving, putting it in the same category as driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The dangers of drowsy driving are real and the NHTSA estimates that it contributed to the deaths of 5,000 Americans last year. Drowsy-driving accidents cost an estimated […]

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