Category: Personal Auto

Couldn’t Happen To Me

Why do people fail to purchase insurance or cancel or suspend their coverage? Probably the motivation beyond the monetary is that they don’t believe a loss will ever happen to them. Here are a couple of real-life examples of why pennywise and pound foolish is a poor risk management tactic.

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A Collision with an Animal IS a Collision

It’s bad when industry information sources and regulators publish wrong coverage information, especially info that’s detrimental to consumers. I hope, when you come across such instances, you take the time to correct them. Here’s a good example of an auto insurance coverage myth that I’ve run across many times over the years….

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HO HO HOmeowners Questions

“I have an in-home ‘business’ involving the manufacturing and distribution of toys for children. I do not charge for these toys and earn no income from them. I have both on- and off-premises exposures for damage to the toys, my personal property, and my liability. Does my HO-3 cover me? I also operate a vehicle that travels largely by air, but with very frequent ground stops. The vehicle is unlicensed and, while it can be used on public roads, it was not designed as such nor is it used that way. Will the ISO personal auto policy protect me, is my homeowners sufficient, or do I need a recreational vehicle policy?”

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Auto Insurance Is NOT a Commodity

The only real difference between auto insurance policies is the price, right? Not really. Here are four real-life claim illustrations of critical differences, along with another dozen examples of coverage differences. And this is just a small marketplace sampling.

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