Author: Bill Wilson

An Agent Call To Action: Underinsurance

Is it time to re-visit the methodology used by agents to determine replacement costs and/or re-construction costs? How confident are you that the real property replacement values that you develop are sufficient to either replace or rebuild? If a natural catastrophe hit your community, would you have the same confidence in your replacement or rebuild figures?

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On Policyholder Attorneys and Public Adjusters

If you watch many policyholder attorney TV commercials, you might come to the conclusion that most insurance companies and their agents are the spawn of Satan. As a result, or maybe from isolated personal experiences, you might view policyholder attorneys and public adjusters the same way. I’ve come to a different conclusion.

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COVID, Loss Control, and Chicken Soup

The government and media focus on the COVID pandemic has largely centered around vaccination. Very little has been said about other risk management techniques, especially the concept of loss prevention vs. loss reduction. So what does this have to do with the insurance industry? Likewise, what does it have to do with chicken soup?

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Top COVID Court Case of 2021

Each January, attorney Randy Maniloff publishes his Top 10 court cases of the prior year. This year, one of his ten cases was what he considers the most significant COVID case of 2021. In this short article, I explain why I think this case is so important based on a premise overlooked in too many other cases.

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Quick Update

Last week I heard from two people asking if I was OK. Yes, indeed, I’m fine, I just haven’t been blogging for the past couple of months, the main reason being that I’ve been busy on some other stuff….

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September 11, 2001 – September 11, 2021

Given recent international events, in the coming months and years, we may become as susceptible to terrorist attacks as we were 20 years ago, so perhaps it’s time to revisit those insurance issues on the 20-year anniversary of 9/11. Previously published articles of mine are no longer available, so here is my plan….

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Fried Chicken and Customer Loyalty

Growth comes from acquiring new business; profitability comes from retaining existing business. Customer loyalty, and thus retention and profitability, isn’t driven by cheap prices, AI bots, big data, nor nifty phone apps. Loyalty springs as much (or more) from the heart as the mind.

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