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Condo Insurance – Do You Need It

By condo, HO6

Convenient Condo Living Requires Condo Insurance Whether you rent or own your condominium, is it properly protected from potential risks? You may think so, especially if your condo association appears to be highly organized, always keeping you informed of improvements to the facility and updating residents on the latest goings on. They must have your back when it comes to…

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Storm Safety Tips

By Auto Insurance, Business Insurance

Severe weather from Tropical Storm Isaac continues to affect the Gulf Coast region. As Mississippi and Louisiana residents recover from Isaac’s wrath, agents can use tips from Trusted Choice® to advise consumers to be cautious when returning to devastated property to recover losses. Flooding remains a major problem and risk in many areas. Safety If you have evacuated, wait until…

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Hurricane Insurance FAQs

By Business Insurance, Flood Insurance

by John Karcher, Published August 27, 2012, FOXBusiness Hurricane Isaac is barreling towards the Gulf Coast, forcing many businesses  and homeowners to check their insurance plans. Of course, the best time to prepare for hurricanes is before they are headed  your way, but it’s never too late to plan. Here are answers to some commonly  asked hurricane-insurance questions, answers that…

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Trusted Choice to Raise Money for Make-A-Wish

By Auto Insurance, Make-A-Wish

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2012 – Trusted Choice®, the consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers, is launching a special social media campaign to raise money for Make-A-Wish®. For every “share” from the Trusted Choice® Facebook page ( during the month of August, Trusted Choice® will donate $10 to Make-A-Wish. The Facebook campaign will launch a year-long fundraising…

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Lightning Coverage and Safety

By Business Insurance, Home Insurance

Damage caused by lightning, such as fire, is covered by standard homeowners and business insurance policies. Some home and business insurance policies provide coverage for power surges that are the direct result of lightning striking a home or business. There is also coverage for lightning damage under the comprehensive portion of an auto insurance policy. With the explosion in the…

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Reckless Behavior on the Roads Is Dangerous—and Can Mean Higher Auto Insurance Rates for Drivers

By Auto Insurance, reckless driving

The I.I.I. Provides Tips for Reducing Auto Insurance Costs NEW YORK, May 24, 2012 — Excessive speeding, driving under the influence and inattention are dangerous behaviors that can lead to accidents, and ultimately drive up your auto insurance rates, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Your driving history is one of the primary factors that goes into determining your…

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Rising Cost of Dog Bite Claims Shows Need for Umbrella Policies

By dogbites, Home Insurance

In 2011, $479 million in dog bite claims were paid by all insurance companies, up from $413 million in 2010, according to a recent study from the Insurance Information Institute.   For serious dog bites claims, trial lawyers are likely on the prowl, and many homeowners may find their liability limits are being maximized. Here is more information regarding dog…

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