Tag: Safety

Are Electric Scooters Covered Under My Insurance Policy?

Scooters are popping up all over cities across the country.  They have been popular in Europe for years.  We are at the beginning of this new form of personal transportation, which creates a few questions regarding risk, liability, and insurance coverage. Scooter usage Facts (Forbes) 4 % of rider wear helmets 80% of accidents are results of falling Head trauma is the most common type...

A New Year… Let’s Get Your Insurance Right

A New Year… Let’s Get Your Insurance Right As we move into a new year, I hope that every insurance agent and insurance buyer thinks about how they view their relationships.  Let us get away from the clever insurance advertisement’s attempts to bring our products and services down to the lowest common denominator, price, and commodity.  Insurance products and services are used to build our...

What Does Builder's Risk Insurance Cover?

Builder's Risk Insurance generally covers the owner, the lending institution, the contractor(s) performing the work, and other related parties. In addition to providing coverage for damage to the building itself, most plans also cover temporary constructs (like scaffolding), materials, and equipment being used (whether it's currently on-site or off-site). The majority of policies are written on an all-perils basis, which means that reimbursements are available...

Make Your House Safe For Trick-Or-Treaters

Make Your House Safe For Trick-Or-Treaters Halloween is fast approaching. All kids love to dress up, get together with friends, and go door-to-door hoping to find the full size candy bar. A little pre-planning can prevent unfortunate accidents that could turn out to be tragic for kids and trying for you. Here are some pointers for ensuring your house is a safe place for trick-or-treaters...

How To Celebrate July Fourth Safely

Fireworks during the Fourth of July are as American as apple-pie, but did you know that two out of five fires reported on that day are started by fireworks, more than for any other cause? So you think it cannot happen to you? Here are a few facts: In 2018 over 9,800 people went to the emergency room as a result of fireworks related injuries....