Archive for August, 2014

Breaking the cycle

Breaking The Cycle of Violence

In this day age, school safety measures are on the forefront of everyone’s minds – especially school staff, parents and students. However, time for training and funding is always the challenge.  In addition to homicides, there are a variety of …

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Personal Insurance Rates Up 3 Percent In July

In July 2014, personal insurance rates were down slightly for a composite rate of plus 3 percent as compared to plus 4 percent in June 2014.

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Commercial Composite Rate is Plus 1.5 Percent

If you are an insurance buyer, you might get a better price on your insurance if you use a large broker. That’s good news for insurance buyers but

Court

Stacking Limits

Ronnie Dooley purchase auto insurance and paid three separate premiums to cover three vehicles.  When injured in a serious auto accident, Dooley looked to his auto

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No Contest, No Coverage

As a consequence of a physical altercation, Kent Bearden pleaded no contest to disorderly conduct which as defined by Anchorage Municipal Code forbids a person to

Definition

Auto Coverage But Not An Auto Policy

In the state of Maryland, as it applies to “private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance”, insurance code requires an insurer to offer liability coverage to family

Deal

Trigger Shy

Opal Corn sustained injuries from a multi-car auto accident.  After settling with one driver and insurer, Opal sought coverage under the underinsured motorists coverage of her

Sheriff

Using The Car

As a Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy, Rachelle Jackson sought coverage under her employer’s underinsured motorists coverage when she suffered injuries after being hit by a vehicle

Hotel

What Is Pollution?

When four people died from carbon monoxide poisoning, Casino West Motel looked to their commercial general liability policy for coverage.  Century Surety Company denied the claim

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