If you’re planning a big event and/or shindig, you’ve got a lot on your plate. There are a lot of moving pieces and a lot of things to juggle, from getting a venue to booking a caterer to sending out invitations. You might be worried that something could go horribly wrong to derail the event, or that an accident at the event could lead to a lawsuit. At any rate, you’re considering special event insurance. But what kind of events can you get insurance for? We’ll go over some of the events that you can consider event insurance for.
Auto body shops aren’t without their risks, and that includes risks that directly involve your employees. They’re the ones who are working with the cars and spending a lot of time in the shop itself. And that’s why workers’ comp is one of the insurance coverages that auto body shops need to consider. But why is workers’ comp really necessary? Why do you as the owner if the auto shop need to go on the hunt for workers’ comp? We’ll explain four reasons that auto body shops and workers’ comp go hand in hand.
For truck drivers, whose job it is to, well, drive, the road can turn into an extremely dangerous place. Wrecks and crashes happen, and there are a lot of hazards out there – from bad weather and slick roads to other drivers to traffic. Today we’ll take a look at a tank truck wreck that occurred in Arlington, Texas by giving an overview of what happened, presenting some questions we have from an insurance perspective, and going through some of the coverages that could help this trucking business recover.
If you have semi-trucks, you’re aware of the many risks you face out there on the road. Highways can be a bit of an adventure, especially when you’re driving an 18-wheeler that’s loaded up with cargo – and isn’t the most maneuverable vehicle. No matter how safe a driver you are and no matter how careful you are, accidents happen (as do other Murphy’s Law-type incidents.) Which is exactly why semi-truck insurance exists – to protect your business when things go wrong. But how do you get big rig insurance? We’ll explain.
So, usually, we have a little introduction to articles where we take a real-life news story and examine it from an insurance angle. But with this one, it seems easier just to dive into the “what happened” section. Basically, a semi-truck exploded.
If you have an auto body shop, you’re probably on the hunt for the best auto repair shop insurance out there. Businesses need a financial safety net – and that’s where your insurance comes into play. There are a number of coverages out there to protect your auto body shop, but how do you get auto shop insurance? What is the process of getting great auto body shop insurance? We’ll explain how to get insurance for your business.
If you’re in the trucking industry, the possibility of having an accident is probably a very real fear. Crazy things happen on the road all the time, and driving a truck is not easy. In the course of a split second, what started out as a normal drive can take a horrible (metaphorical) turn and become a bit of a disaster. We’re going to explore one such story. It involves a tanker truck and some milk.
Having an auto body shop can be hectic and busy with constant activity, but there still has to be the time in the schedule for safety. Though your employees might have lots of experience and they might be very careful, there are a lot of hazards at an auto body or repair shop. In an instant, an employee could have an accident that leaves them injured. Here are ten ways to keep your employees safe and manage your workers’ comp risk at your auto shop.
No truck driver wants to consider the possibility of their rig bursting into flames. But, unfortunately, it happens. Fire can be very destructive, and it can gobble up a truck with no problem. The thought of your loyal truck on fire is a scary one. But that’s exactly what happened to four truck drivers last week at an Indiana truck stop.
It might seem like insurance agencies go on and on about the importance of having the right auto shop insurance and having enough coverage. And it’s true – we do. But for good reason. Auto repair shops are not without their risks, and all it takes is one disaster to turn the world upside-down for an unsuspecting business. One auto body shop in Saratoga County, NY, experienced such a disaster when a fire struck in mid-March.