Tag: Rocky River Travelers Insurance Agent

Auto Insurance Fraud

If you have been involved in an auto accident that just didn't feel right, it might not have been an accident at all. Criminals are devising elaborate staged vehicle accidents. Their goal is to collect from insurers for fake injuries. This problem has risen to epidemic proportions and costs policyholders and insurers billions of dollars annually. Fraud can occur from the time of application by...

Tire Safety

Tire failure can result in a serious accident While tires are probably one of the most abused yet most reliable parts of your automobile, tire failure can result in a serious accident. Staying in control of a vehicle with a blown tire can be a test of driving skill, especially in a rear-tire blowout. Avoiding a blowout is sometimes impossible, but careful maintenance and observation...

334 Tornado-Related Deaths in Just One Week

In April 2011, we witnessed 312 tornadoes in one week and 226 tornadoes in just one day. These tornadoes were the cause of more than 300 fatalities, and billions of dollars in property damage. A massive tornado, nearly a mile wide, totally destroyed a small Iowa city earlier in the same month. Almost one month later, Joplin, Missouri was hit by one of 68 tornadoes...

The Coverage Gap: When Furnished a Company Vehicle

A common situation many of us find ourselves in today is the personal use of a company vehicle. When you are furnished a company vehicle, you are generally provided coverage to use that vehicle through your employer’s auto insurance policy. But your employer’s policy usually does not cover you if you then borrow or rent a vehicle to be used personally. If you also own...

Is That Trailer Covered?

We often get questions from our clients about the use of a trailer with their automobile. While it sounds simple, there is not just one answer. If you own a personal automobile and are using a trailer that is specifically designed to be towed by a private passenger vehicle, then in most cases, you do have liability coverage automatically extending from your auto policy for...