A recent car theft study showed a list mainly of luxury vehicles, pickup trucks, and cars/ trucks with performance engines. Half of the 20 vehicles leading the likely-to-be-stolen list are also equipped with all-wheel drive. I’m not really sure what that is about, but for some reason, they are attractive to thieves. The top of … More The Most Likely (& Unlikely) Cars to be Stolen
Some companies offer auto insurance coverage for cats and dogs (and it’s different from pet insurance) Many pet owners frequently drive with their animals, and while we might know the safest ways for pets to travel in vehicles crates and other restrictive means are often not practical, and they don’t always prevent injury. Some salvation: … More Do You Need Car Insurance for Your Pet?
IT’S HURRICANE SEASON As of June 1, it’s hurricane season in the Atlantic. Those who live in the South and especially the coastal areas know the importance of preparing for major storms, while inland areas are aware that they are not immune from the effects. Storm damage is largely unavoidable when you are in a … More Southern Assurance’s Hurricane Tips
A Brookfield Connecticut woman was sentenced to twelve years in prison for setting fire to her mother’s home in order to collect the insurance money. Gasoline was poured throughout the house and ignited. Inside the garage, which was not burned, was the daughter’s car full of frozen food, two television sets, a digital camera, … More Recent Claim Stories
Today I got my first tornado alert for the year. Two weeks ago my Camellias were in full bloom. Maybe there is something to this temperature change after all. I’m not so convinced as some people, but this is way too early to have to start talking about tornadoes and hail damage to roofs but … More Tornado Season
It is unlikely that any of our Georgia insureds are directly affected by this, but it is good to know that we can help you verify insurance coverage. As part of the service we provide for our clients, we routinely verify coverage for them. So if you have a tenant living in one of your … More FBI urges companies to check the validity of workers’ compensation insurance after alleged fraud.
What, exactly, a collectible is has evolved in recent years. It is no longer just age that determines if something is collectible, but distinctiveness, rarity, special features etc. My job as an insurance agent is to try and understand my client and their collectibles. In understanding this I can offer tailored solutions to help manage … More I was recently asked about collectibles.
Here are a couple of cell phone apps I consider essential and can work without WiFi World Lens A tool that helps you translate the local language. All you have to do is snap a photo of a sign, written instructions etc and the app will automatically translate to your language of choice. The app … More Some Essential Cell Phone Apps
Summer travel time is right around the corner so many of us have started making our beach or islands travels plans. Unfortunately, hurricane season is also here. Researchers from the Tropical Meteorology Project forecast 13 named storms and five hurricanes for 2019 compared to 10 storms and six hurricanes in an average year. As these … More Hurricane Season Travel
THIS IS THE CLAIM STORY… A client has sustained raccoon damage to his home, including the soffit area. This is a seasonal home and often the insured is not there. The insured has, on several occasions, hired a pest removal company and has removed the raccoons and attempted to board up their access points. There … More HEARD AN INTERESTING CLAIM STORY LAST WEEK