Monthly Archives: January 2018

Be careful when using statistics

Imagine that you are sitting down with a current or prospective customer talking about the issue of flood insurance. As you are discussing the coverage, it is conceivable that the customer may ask the following question: “what are the chances … Continue reading

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A Refresher on the Named Storm Deductible

Unfortunately, at the time of a loss (especially a catastrophe), there may be customers that didn’t truly understand how the deductible applies on their insurance coverage. In the following article, published on claimsjournal.com on January 17th, Denise Johnson points out … Continue reading

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“Nothing brings out an agent’s mistake as quick as a catastrophe”

I am not sure if I am the official author of this quotation but it is definitely an expression I have used thousands of times. Why? Because when you think about it, you can see how accurate it really is. … Continue reading

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Are you familiar with the U.K. Insurance Act dealing with “Fair Presentation of Risk” ?

Oftentimes, I have used this media to communicate issues dealing with the importance of being honest with your carriers, This includes the material used to communicate the nature of the risk (the application) as well as other communication (i.e. answers … Continue reading

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Over 20% of U.S. Properties at Risk for Flood Not in Designated Flood Zones

This past year, there is no doubt that catastrophes played a major role in the increase in E&O claims. After all, “nothing brings out an agent’s mistake as quick as a catastrophe”. In many of the E&O claims made as … Continue reading

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