Demystifying Collision Coverage

By Dan Patrico, Personal Insurance Advisor Dealing with insurance isn’t the most fun task, and many people avoid it except when absolutely necessary. Often, people are seeking an auto insurance quote because they are unhappy with the service at their current agency, they are scouting the market for a more competitive price, or they just

Volunteering to Benefit: Something for Everybody

By Tricia Godin, Employee Benefits Advisor Finding employees is a challenge, and finding the right benefits mix to help with overall benefit satisfaction is another challenge our clients face. A very popular and effective strategy our clients are using involves Voluntary Benefit offerings, to round out coverage offerings and enrich the plans. Change is all

Press Release: Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Tricoast Insurance Services, LLC

R. Andrew Watts, CFO (Daytona Beach, Florida) . . . J. Scott Penny, Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO), and Craig Justice, the principal of TriCoast Insurance Services, LLC (“TriCoast Insurance”), today announced that Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc.(“Arrowhead”), a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., has acquired substantially all of the

Older Building? 3 reasons why ordinance and law coverage could save your business

By Ryan J. Wellman, AAI – Brown & Brown of Detroit We construct buildings with a useful life in mind but what happens when a fire burns it down to the ground? We rebuild, right? What many don’t consider is that there may be new building codes that weren’t in effect when the building was

How Analyzing Work Comp Claims Helps Both Business and Their Brokers

By Ryan J. Wellman, AAI – Brown & Brown of Detroit Workers’ compensation is a polarizing topic for many businesses- many don’t understand it or don’t think they have any control over it. There are many reasons for this misunderstanding. Coverage can be complex, but clarity empowers employers to take control of current claims and

Policy Language is Critical

By Ryan Wellman, Commercial Insurance Agent Ask any business owner about their insurance policy, and they will say that aside from the limits and premiums, it is standard. This assumption has the potential to cause serious problems when it comes time to make a claim. Most business owners fail to understand that the policy they

“It’s Not You, It’s Me”: We’re Just No Longer a Fit

An old friend of mine (let’s call him Pete) works for a well-known, national tax services firm. It’s not the type of firm that resides in a stylish high-rise downtown. No, for this, think strip mall and a costumed worker out by the street waving people in during tax season. It is a tax-filing machine that promises to