Charlotte Commercial Truck Insurance for Owner Operators

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 15, 2015. It has 0 comments.

The open road, independence on the job, and a second home on 18 wheels – the life of a trucking owner operator isn’t always easy, but for many, it’s worth it. You are your own business, and if something happens to you or your truck, you’re out of work and out of money. Protect yourself, your family, and your business by making sure that you have the right kind of insurance for your truck, your trailer, and you.

TYPES OF INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR OWNER OPERATORS

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Common Types of Insurance Fraud

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 10, 2015. It has 0 comments.

While average people are often perfectly honest and would never think to commit fraud against anyone, there are plenty of people who are not. Insurance fraud may seem harmless enough, but when schemers are paid money they’re not due, the result is higher premiums for everyone. Insurance fraud is expensive and illegal. Honest, law-abiding citizens are encouraged to report insurance fraud when you see it. Take a look at these common types of insurance fraud so you know what it looks like.

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Workers Compensation Ghost Policies

Written By Charlotte Insurance on April 7, 2015. It has 0 comments.

Inexpensive Charlotte workers compensation insurance coverage sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? For small business owners with no employees, who are typically exempt from workers compensation, it can be a lifesaver – or at the very least, a business-saver.

Ghost policies are a type of workers comp coverage that satisfies mandated requirements for single proprietors or self-employed business owners. When a job requires coverage but you are exempt from needing workers compensation, ghost policies step in to fill the gap at a lower cost. The only thing ghost policies do is fill a requirement for a company or government entity that might be hiring contractors. They don’t provide any actual coverage.

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Charlotte Dump Truck Insurance

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 30, 2015. It has 0 comments.

Carrying insurance for your business is all part of owning and operating a company. The coverage you purchase protects you, your business, your employees, and your customers in the event of an unforeseen accident. On average, there is one dump truck-related fatality a week in the United States. In the dump truck business, you need special coverage to properly protect both drivers and customers.

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Charlotte Tow Truck Insurance

Written By Charlotte Insurance on March 25, 2015. It has 0 comments.

Because of the risks associated with operating a tow truck, finding the right Charlotte tow truck insurance policy is extremely important.

Carrying the wrong amount or kind of insurance is just as bad as not carrying any coverage. Your tow truck insurance will protect you, your drivers, your business, and your customers.

CHARLOTTE TOW TRUCK INSURANCE COVERAGE

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The Importance of having a Trusted Workers Compensation Advisor

Written By Charlotte Insurance on February 27, 2015. It has 0 comments.

$18,250 – $36,500 in fines, even if there are no workplace injuries – that’s what you could expect if your business is caught without workers’ compensation insurance coverage for a year.

The North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act requires most businesses with three or more employees to obtain workers’ compensation insurance with few exceptions. While your employees can opt out of coverage, you cannot. Not providing workers’ compensation can be a very expensive mistake.

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Why Choose a North Carolina Independent Insurance Agent?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on February 24, 2015. It has 0 comments.

The gecko says you can save 15 percent in 15 minutes. The lady with the name tag says her company has the best prices – but they don’t have price tags. Another insurance company will zap you out of trouble with a jingle.

They’re all fun and make great commercials.

But do you really have time to check out three, four, or more insurance companies for your auto or home insurance needs? Each time, you have to submit your information, wait for a quote, and then compare.

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How Much Does Commercial Insurance Cost?

Written By Charlotte Insurance on January 21, 2015. It has 0 comments.

You’ve finally done it – become your own boss and started a business. You’re in charge of your future. Hard work, determination, and drive, mixed with great customer service and an amazing product or service, are all you’re going to need to succeed.

Actually, no, you need something more. You need protection for yourself and your business. You need insurance for your business.

Before you think of this as yet another expense, insurance protects you and your business. Depending on the type of business you operate, your insurance needs and costs will vary.

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Landscaper Surety Bonds

Written By Charlotte Insurance on November 20, 2014. It has 0 comments.

With the passage of the new laws governing licensed landscapers in North Carolina, there’s a lot to take in and understand so that you’re in compliance. As of August 1, landscapers are no longer simply registered within the state but are now licensed and must show proof of purchase for surety bonds. What does this mean for you as a professional landscaper?

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