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Best Ways to Prevent Home Water Damage

Best Ways to Prevent Home Water Damage

Water damage is one of the leading causes of homeowners’ losses in the U.S. The annual cost of water damage and removal is $13 billion, and the average home insurance claim for water damage is just over $10,000.    There are many simple things your clients can do...

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6 Cybersecurity Practices Underwriters Love

6 Cybersecurity Practices Underwriters Love

With more people now working from home, cybersecurity and having cyber coverage are especially important for businesses as cyber criminals have been taking advantage of situations created by the pandemic. With increased remote work, hackers are seeking out flaws in...

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The Post-COVID Coverages Your Financially Stable Clients Need

The Post-COVID Coverages Your Financially Stable Clients Need

In the wake of the pandemic, people are making life changes, especially those who have the financial ability to do so, trying to best adjust to their “new normal.” With these major changes comes new risks and liabilities requiring different kinds of coverage. Here are...

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5 Ways Insurance Should Adapt to Severe Weather Trends

5 Ways Insurance Should Adapt to Severe Weather Trends

2020 was an expensive year in natural disasters, contributing to a hard property insurance market. Unfortunately, expensive natural disasters are “trending” and expected to continue this year.  Less than normal winter rain and snowfall in regions of California lead...

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The Housing Market Flux: What New Policy Holders Want

The Housing Market Flux: What New Policy Holders Want

With more people now working from home in the wake of the pandemic, homeowners are realizing some important things: 1) the house trait that used to bug them a little now bugs them a lot 2) in order to continue working and schooling from home, they may need a different...

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Get to Know E.J. Bradley

Get to Know E.J. Bradley

E.J. is a talented, rising employee who joined Quaker Special Risk at the ground level over seven years ago. He’s now an Assistant VP handling commercial lines and environmental coverage. What brought you to Quaker Special Risk? I knew Jim Andreoli, one of the vice...

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Top 5 Solar Industry Trends for 2021

Top 5 Solar Industry Trends for 2021

While some industries are struggling in 2021 in the wake of the pandemic, renewable energy is expected to generate more revenue this year. Many new construction projects designed to help businesses move toward carbon neutrality were halted in 2020, and they’re...

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How to Protect Your Jewelry Collection

How to Protect Your Jewelry Collection

The earrings given to her during a memorable Christmas, the ring her grandmother gave her, or the watch he only wears on special occasions--besides being of high monetary value, jewelry pieces may have much sentimental value to your clients as well. They can insure...

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5 Reasons to Get Flood Insurance if Not in a Prone Area

5 Reasons to Get Flood Insurance if Not in a Prone Area

Recommending flood insurance to homeowners outside of floodplains can be tough. If they’re not in a prone area and not required to purchase it, they may not see the need or have trouble justifying the expense. However, there are a few reasons flood insurance is still...

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Will Builders Risk Policies Cover COVID-19 Losses?

Will Builders Risk Policies Cover COVID-19 Losses?

If mandated shut-downs didn’t halt construction projects on tight deadlines, other factors related to COVID-19 are impacting sites across the globe, causing delays and raising construction costs.  If Sal the construction manager’s team of workers are still allowed to...

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