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One of the Most Frustrating Claims of My Career

The insured sold her $29,000 ring…or so she thought. When she attempted to deposit the cashiers check, she learned that it was forged and the forger was long gone. When she reported the claim to her insurer, it was denied. The adjuster said this was voluntary parting, not theft.

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Insurance Advertising

What happened to that Wilson insurance nerd guy, what has he been up to for the past 6 months, and when will he return to blogging here on his web site?

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Free Articles You Can Reprint

Would you like access to almost 400 free articles you can reprint for free? Here’s how to get a Word document with a list of articles, including word counts, categorized as personal lines, commercial lines, both, or neither.

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Maintaining AI Status After Completion of Work

Your insured has entered into a contract requiring that the other party be provided CGL additional insured status for two years beyond the completion date of the work. If asked to confirm that the insurance provided by the agent complies with the contract, how should the agent respond?:

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Should You Buy the Rental Car Damage Waiver?

One of the most common questions agents get from customers is, “Do I need to buy the damage waiver when I rent a car?” The answer to that is almost always “Yes,” though you will find scores of media articles (including our own industry) that dangerously advise otherwise.

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Swimply Uninsured! Revisited

Yesterday, a 7-year-old girl drowned in a pool that a homeowner reportedly rented, through Swimply, to a group that allegedly included about 15 children. I blogged about Swimply a couple of years ago when they appeared to not offer any liability coverage for renters. They apparently currently include $1,000,000 of coverage…but how much is the life of a 7-year-old child worth?

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