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How to Avoid an Errors & Omissions Claim Amid COVID-19

How to Avoid an Errors & Omissions Claim Amid COVID-19

Insurance agents across the country are being inundated with coverage questions as a result of the COVID-19 virus. As the governing authorities tighten restrictions on large gatherings, questions are rolling in about special events coverage. As restaurant businesses...

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Technology & Construction: Trends for 2020

Technology & Construction: Trends for 2020

The construction industry is growing steadily, and construction contractors predict continued growth in all 13 of the major construction project categories, according to The Associated General Contractors of America. Fueling this ongoing sector expansion is...

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What Is Garage Liability Insurance?

What Is Garage Liability Insurance?

Does your client’s business handle customers’ vehicles – e.g., repair shops, auto dealerships, service stations, etc.?   Garage Liability insurance is a combination of General Liability and Auto Liability. It protects against potential liabilities for businesses...

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Coinsurance: Protecting Your Clients (and Yourself)

Coinsurance: Protecting Your Clients (and Yourself)

The coinsurance section of a policy gives an insurance company the right to penalize a policyholder by reducing the amount of a claim payment in the event the amount of insurance purchased is inadequate.  In most policies, the standard amount of...

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J Stevenson Hired as MJ Kelly Branch Manager

J Stevenson Hired as MJ Kelly Branch Manager

LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 2, 2019) – MJ Kelly, a national commercial insurance brokerage headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, has hired Julia Stevenson as Branch Manager of its Little Rock office.  Stevenson joins MJ Kelly with extensive experience in the...

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Are Punitive Damages Punitive?

Are Punitive Damages Punitive?

Punitive Damages (also called exemplary damages) are awarded to: Right a wrong that’s been committed against a victimPunish the offender for a particularly heinous act and / orDeter others from engaging in similar conduct in the future The issue of whether to insure...

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Commercial Insurance Rates are Increasing

Commercial Insurance Rates are Increasing

Most commercial insureds in the U.S. are seeing noticeable premium increases on their policies.  Hold on tight – you likely won’t see much let-up in insurers’ drive for increased rates well into next year and possibly beyond.  We are experiencing the biggest...

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Talk Data To Me

Talk Data To Me

Data breaches are perceived as one of the leading risks to businesses today.   In the United States, the average cost of cybercrime was reported to be $27.37 million last year, according to Statista.  And it’s not just large organizations being cyber-violated; 55% of...

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Property Owners: Why You Need Lessor’s Risk Insurance

Property Owners: Why You Need Lessor’s Risk Insurance

If you’re a property owner that leases space to office, retail or service-based tenants, lessor’s risk insurance (also known as building owner’s insurance), is essential.  Lessor’s Risk protects your business and personal assets from issues if a tenant (or...

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Ten Tips to Properly Cover Architects

Ten Tips to Properly Cover Architects

Architects and engineers are highly specialized and technical professionals. The decisions they make on form and function build and shape the world around us. Their design decisions permeate a project; affecting cost, efficiency and even public safety. With such...

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LinkedIn:  What’s In It For You?

LinkedIn: What’s In It For You?

Ubiquitous internet has dramatically changed the customer journey as we know it.  With Americans spending upwards of 120 hours per month browsing on smartphones and computers, we can’t ignore how this increasing trend is changing the way people do business.  Did you...

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