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Why Rotary?

Blog_Graphic_Rotary_February_2017_ In November 1999, I moved from the corporate world to a local independent insurance agent.  The problem was that my business connections were local insurance agents and not local business owners.  One of my mentors recommended I join a Rotary Club, which started my search for...
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Do You Have the Right Insurance Policies In Place?

insurance policies Do you know if your automobile insurance policy provides coverage for telematic devices?  Do you know what a telematic device is?  Do you know if your business liability policy or homeowners policy covers liability associated with the use of drones?  How about property damage coverage...
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Words With Whitlock: Why are Independent Insurance Agents Important?

We’ve all seen the commercials encouraging you to buy directly from an insurance company, and in many cases, the savings they offer by cutting out an insurance agent sound incredible. Consider GEICO for example. Their slogan “15 minutes could save you 15% on car insurance” suggests you’ll get a 15% discount by going...
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Kids Heading Off to College? Check Your Insurance

college students and insurance At this time of year, we receive a lot of questions about liability and property insurance related to a child going away to college. We know this can be a confusing topic, so we’ve put together a few highlights you might...
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Words With Whitlock: Compensatory and Punitive Damages

When you purchase liability insurance, you don’t tend to think about the different types of liability and if they are included in the liability insurance policy you just purchased. Our last newsletter addressed professional liability versus general liability, but what do these policies really cover? There are two general areas of damages we...
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Words With Whitlock: General Liability vs. Professional Liability

Many business owners purchase a general liability policy assuming that it covers all areas of liability. However, it only covers bodily injury and property damage with some personal injury coverage. Therefore, someone must be injured or someone’s property must be damaged before coverage applies. When a business causes a financial loss without any bodily injury...
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Many individuals shop for their homeowners insurance with only one thing in mind: finding the lowest price. Without the proper advice, those individuals will likely settle with cheap insurance that has several coverage gaps and limitations.LEARN MORE >


The Whitlock Group is a full-service, licensed agency that provides property and casualty insurance coverage both nationally and globally. Although we service clients of all sizes, our niche is medium to large companies that have a need for risk management services.LEARN MORE >

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With a team of certified Risk Managers, Loss Control Representatives, and Client Service Professionals, The Whitlock Group offers services that lower insurance costs, close gaps not covered by insurance, and improve efficiencies.LEARN MORE >