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Concealment, Misrepresentation and Fraud….Is it ok to stretch the truth?

My 18-year-old son lives in my basement. Last year he was convicted of DUI. Since he won’t be driving my car, do I have to list him on the insurance application? Do I have to disclose to the insurance company that my property is vacant? My daughter just turned 16 years old. She only drives […]

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Who is filling out your insurance application and is it accurate?

My agent completed an application that was not accurate or complete, and the insurance company denied my claim based on misrepresentation. I never saw the application.  Inaccurate applications can cause a coverage denial later. For example, if you said that the building was 70% occupied and it was actually 70% vacant, you will have […]

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Employment Practices Liability

Employment Practices Liability Insurance: What is it? Why would I need it?

    In securing insurance coverage for your business, you may ask: What is Employment Practices Liability Insurance, and does my business really need it? The short answer is, “Yes, if you have employees, Employment Practices Liability Insurance is essential to your business.” Employment Practices Liability Insurance and What it Covers Employment Practices Liability Insurance […]

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Directors & Officers Liability Coverage

Directors and Officers Liability Directors and Officers Liability Insurance provides financial protection for the directors and officers of the company in the event they are sued in conjunction with the performance of their duties as they relate to the company. D&O policies can also cover the business entity if the policy is specifically endorsed to […]

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Email Disclaimer

Email has become one of the staples of business and personal communication. Now more than ever, companies are increasingly aware that email and other forms of electronic communication pose a number of significant exposures. In recent years many organizations have fallen victim to lawsuits brought by both their employees and other companies as a result […]

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AN UMBRELLA IS NOT AN UMBRELLA

AN UMBRELLA IS NOT AN UMBRELLA  “BUT I THOUGHT MY UMBRELLA WOULD COVER FIRE DAMAGE TO MY BUILDING, AS WELL AS . . .” This Special Report was written by Kenneth R. Hale, J.D., CPCU, AAI, LIC. Don’t be misled by the word “Umbrella” in the title of an Umbrella policy. This was the name […]

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Directors & Officers Liability Coverage

Directors and Officers Liability Directors and Officers Liability Insurance provides financial protection for the directors and officers of the company in the event they are sued in conjunction with the performance of their duties as they relate to the company. D&O policies can also cover the business entity if the policy is specifically endorsed to […]

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You could lose it all!

  HOW PEOPLE GET HURT FROM YOUR PERSONAL ACTIVITIES AND HOW YOU CAN LOSE YOUR ASSETS The purpose of this Special Report is to share some of the real-life liability cases over the last 15 years in Michigan. In fact, there were so many cases that we decided to compile a list of those lawsuits […]

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The Three Deadly Sins of Property Insurance

Our furnace malfunctioned last week causing smoke damage to our building, machinery and inventory. We already paid our deductible, but now the insurance company is telling us that they will only pay for one- half of the damages.  My building burned down last month, but now the insurance company refuses to pay for the fire […]

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Who is listed as a driver on your auto insurance policy?

EXCLUSION OF DRIVERS UNDER A MICHIGAN AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY Insurance companies often exclude drivers from personal and commercial insurance policies. The insurance companies will typically use an ISO type form indicating the following: We will not be liable for any accidents or losses while the covered auto was driven by:             The problem with this language […]

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