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Commercial General Liability Exclusions j. (5) and j. (6) Are Not the Same

Denial of Commercial General Liability Coverage (CGL) coverage for certain types of property damage claims made against contractors or other repair or service business frequently cite exclusions j. (5) and j. (6), or as Randy Maniloff1  has named these exclusions, the “double js.” Put another way, these exclusions are appropriately labeled “double js” because if an insurer is citing one… Read More »Commercial General Liability Exclusions j. (5) and j. (6) Are Not the Same

Claims Checklist for Severe Weather Damage

You know that severe weather can be unpredictable and strike at any time,
so you have disaster insurance in place to help you recover from a storm. In the event your property is damaged by a hurricane, tornado, hailstorm or similar disaster, you will want to get back on your feet as fast as possible. So, we recommend taking the following actions for the fastest, most efficient handling of your claim.

Distracted Driving and Insurance Premium

Most drivers are aware of the dangers of driving while distracted. However, something that many drivers do not realize is that in addition to the legal ramifications, these distractions can affect the premiums you pay for your auto insurance. Most drivers are aware of the dangers of driving while distracted. However, something that many drivers do not realize is that in addition to… Read More »Distracted Driving and Insurance Premium

Catalytic Converter and Insurance

First of all, both your personal auto insurance and business auto insurance cover the damage to your autos with a theft of catalytic converter, as long as you have full coverage. You should open a claim an the payment will be processed with comprehensive part of your insurance policy.  You’ll likely need to pay your deductible. Thieves have targeted catalytic… Read More »Catalytic Converter and Insurance

How To Sell Products Online: A Small (Or Aspiring) Business Owner’s Guide

Online marketplaces not only help sellers reach a wider audience of potential buyers, but they also offer a year-round sales venue beyond seasonal street fairs, craft bazaars and art shows — one that doesn’t rely on good weather or holidays. And for small businesses, online sales are more important than ever, especially during the pandemic when social distancing has become… Read More »How To Sell Products Online: A Small (Or Aspiring) Business Owner’s Guide

Explaining Employers Liability Exclusion

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Even when you follow all the necessary safety guidelines and precautions, accidents and worker injuries can happen on a construction jobsite. And when you have numerous sub-contractors involved, who is held liable for paying worker injury claims can get complicated quickly. This article details how the Employers’ Liability exclusion works in a Commercial General Liability policy through a hypothetical claims… Read More »Explaining Employers Liability Exclusion

Do I Need Liability Insurance for My Business If Customers Sign a Waiver?

Many business owners ask themselves do I need liability insurance for my business if my customers sign a waiver, and the answer is yes. A waiver or release form is a contract designed to shift liability away from the business with the consent of the customer.  Waivers are meant to significantly alter the legal landscape from a place where the… Read More »Do I Need Liability Insurance for My Business If Customers Sign a Waiver?

Insurance for Manufacturers – 4 Common Claims

There are hundreds of thousand of small, medium and large manufacturing facilities operating in the United States today, and each one of them faces unique risks and challenges due to the complex process of making stuff. Business Owners Insurance Can Help Protect Against Common Problems 1) Equipment Failure Due to the nature of manufacturing, the risk posed by equipment breakdown can be… Read More »Insurance for Manufacturers – 4 Common Claims

How to Find the Right Auto Shop

The first rule of finding a good auto-service shop is to ask around and search online. If you’ve got people saying, ‘I’ve used this guy for many years and he’s always been good,’ you don’t want to ignore that.  Here are 7 more things to look for when hiring someone to maintain or repair your vehicle.