Separating Facts from Fiction: When an Accident Occurs

Knowing what to do – and what not to do – when in an accident is important in getting the facts straight and moving the claim process along. Here we’ll clear up some misinformation if you or your drivers are involved in a vehicular accident. I should report an accident to my insurance agent, not … Continue reading “Separating Facts from Fiction: When an Accident Occurs”

What’s the Difference Between Umbrella and Excess Liability Insurance? 

Third-party litigation funding, anti-corporate sentiment among juries, and other factors have created an environment over the last decade or so in which huge settlements and awards are commonplace. Third-party litigation funding is the practice of investors’ buying an interest in the outcome of a lawsuit and has quickly become a multibillion-dollar industry, contributing to the … Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between Umbrella and Excess Liability Insurance? “

90-Day Truck Inspections: Part II

In a previous article, we discussed the requirement for daily vehicle inspections by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). In this article, we will look at the requirements for 90-day inspections, as required by the state of California. If your truck has a GVW (gross vehicle weight) rating of … Continue reading “90-Day Truck Inspections: Part II”

Under the Hood of Physical Damage Truck Insurance

Your truck and trailer equipment are the lifeline of your business and represent a significant investment. If your truck is damaged in an accident or fire or vandalized or stolen, you’re off the road, and your business is temporarily sidelined. Physical Damage Truck insurance steps in to get your truck and equipment repaired or replaced, … Continue reading “Under the Hood of Physical Damage Truck Insurance”

When You Need Commercial Equipment Insurance

Commercial equipment insurance is also known as contractors equipment insurance. It pays for theft or damage to contractors’ tools and equipment. Commercial and residential property owners who own or lease equipment for construction projects need commercial equipment insurance. A typical commercial equipment policy covers hand tools, power tools, and construction-related vehicles. Mobile items such as … Continue reading “When You Need Commercial Equipment Insurance”