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We understand that knowledge is key to making informed decisions about your needs. We have provided this page as a resource tool to support our clients by providing valuable news articles on current insurance related topics as well as links to industry related sites. We trust that you will find this as informative and beneficial as we have.

Assurance Brokers is recognized as an expert in the insurance industry. Many times we are asked for opinions, and our professionals are published in industry-leading publications. On some occasions we also author and distribute white papers or informative letters to clients and referral sources. A select group of these items is presented below, along with additional articles of interest.

Ways to Decrease Your Commercial Auto Premium

You may have noticed for the second or third year in a row, commercial auto pricing seems to keep going up. Everyone seems to be impacted, from contractors to retail stores to offices. So, what are some ways to limit your increased premium? Assurance Brokers put together a list that can help limit your increased premium. Run […]

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Are You Insured Properly for Your Business to Survive a Natural Disaster?

Recent severe weather, including tornadoes and record flooding along the Mississippi River and other rivers in the Midwest, are reminders to check your insurance. Just because it hasn’t impacted you yet doesn’t mean that it won’t. That goes for a wide variety of calamities including wildfires, floods, hail and tornadoes. Flood Insurance Are you sure […]

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Who is an Additional Insured?

Additional insured may be a common request from your clients or owners, but do you know what it means for your business?  Do you request additional insured coverage from your subcontractors or service providers?  Read a little more about additional insured coverage here, or ask your team at Assurance Brokers for more info!

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Is Your Client’s Information at Risk?

Almost weekly we hear the headlines of huge corporations with their data stolen by cyber criminals, but small businesses have just as great of an exposure. Not only is your customer’s data at risk, but your employee’s information, bank account information or just day to day operations on your computer systems could be effected. This […]

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Business Insurance News

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Two largest Obamacare co-ops fold, 400,000 left without insurance

by Caitlin Bronson  More than 400,000 Americans are now without health coverage as the insurance cooperatives created under the Affordable Care Act continue to fail. Two more co-ops closed their doors this weekend – the Kentucky Health Cooperative, which served 51,000 members, and Health Republic Insurance of New York, with 215,000. The announcements follow those of […]

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Missouri Department of Insurance encourages impacted businesses in the St. Louis area to contact their insurance companies immediately

Business owners with insurance questions can also contact department for assistance Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Insurance encourages business owners in Ferguson and the greater St. Louis area, who have sustained property damage, to contact their insurance companies as soon as possible. The department is currently making preparations to send a team […]

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New OSHA Requirements

OSHA announces new requirements for reporting sever injuries effective January 1, 2015.  OSHA has also updated the list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirement. New Requirements for Reporting Severe Injuries in the Workplace * Employers will be required to notify OSHA of work-related fatalities within 8 hours. * Work-related in-patient hospitalizations, amputations or loss of an eye must […]

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