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Tag: Nationwide

Monitored Driving

In 1998, Progressive Insurance became the first automotive carrier to use what’s called telematics to track its policyholders’ driving habits, and other major insurers followed suit. According to The Idaho National Laboratory, telematics are defined as a “combination of computer science, telecommunications,and vehicles, with the goal of controlling a vehicle or collecting vehicle data.”  Many car insurers offer policyholders the opportunity to have a telematics...

Wildfire Prevention

Most of Tennessee turned a watchful eye to Sevier County and Great Smoky Mountains National Park as news of wildfire devastating the area sparked a massive relief and containment operation  According to a news report from CBS-affiliate WYMT, the Hatcher Mountain and Millstone Gap wildfires combined damaged approximately 220 structures and consumed roughly 3,500 acres. The Insurance Information Institute reported that in 2021, Tennessee experienced...

Insurance Fraud: Ghost Broking

The advent of the internet and social media has made doing business easier than ever, but has also emboldened the dishonest and unscrupulous to utilize new ways to defraud unsuspecting victims.  One form of insurance fraud, already pervasive in The United Kingdom, is now gaining traction here in The United States:  ghost broking.   Ghost brokers pose as legitimate insurance agents.  They will advertise too-good-to-be-true...

Business Insurance

If you are operating a small business in Nashville or Tennessee you know it takes blood sweat and tears, as well as time and money to succeed. Business insurance (aka commercial insurance) protects your business property and personal assets by reducing your risk. Events such as a fire, theft, injury of an employee, a lawsuit, or a natural disaster could have devastating consequences that could...

Want To Live Through A Tornado?

Anyone who has seen the aftermath of a tornado can tell you that the damage left behind is devastating and not completely unlike a nuclear explosion. Lives as well as property may be lost if along the tornado’s path. Though their lack of predictability is one of a tornado’s most devastating weapons, we can determine that most occur in the spring….most. If your home suffers...