Spring Cleaning: Insurance Style

Spring Cleaning: Insurance Style

Spring is the traditional time of year for cleaning, organizing, and down-sizing—ridding yourself of unnecessary things to make room for future necessary items. Speaking of necessary, ‘Spring Cleaning’ time is a great time to not just go through your physical…

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Wildfire Death Toll Rises To 50

Wildfire Death Toll Rises to 50

California wildfires cause $845 million in insurance losses this year so far”; a headline from just two months ago. The current total? A whopping $6.9 billion. Current California Governor, Jerry Brown, is requesting a "major disaster declaration" from President Trump. Search…

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Punitive Damages: What Are They & Why?

Punitive damages: What are they & why?

What are punitive damages? According to Google, punitive damages are damages exceeding simple compensation and awarded to punish the defendant. Punitive damages are to punish the person in the wrong in the form of a monetary penalty awarded to the…

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Wearable Technology: What About It?

Wearable Technology: What about it?

Wearable technology has become increasingly popular. Devices like FitBit, Google Glass and Apple watches are now owned by approximately 20% of Americans. These wearable devices, in turn, provide a vast amount of data for the user. To some, that data…

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Q & A: What To Do In Your First Wreck

Q & A: What to Do in Your First Wreck

Q: Can I move my car after hitting someone? A: Yes, you can move your car to see damages, but it may be smartest not to. It is best to wait for instructions from a responding officer. Also, be sure…

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Fire Prevention Month: What You Need To Know

Fire Prevention Month: What You Need to Know

This month is National Fire Prevention month, with last week being dedicated as “The Fire Prevention Week”. We all share the desire to prevent fires in our homes and there are dozens of tips available to you online to help…

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Flood Insurance: Better Safe Than Soaked

Flood Insurance: Better Safe than Soaked

It’s Hurricane season, and as we’ve seen in the last week, rain has been among us here in the southeast. This past weekend, parts of South Carolina received almost a foot of rain, according to the National Weather Service, and more is…

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