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Avoid Deadly Distractions Behind the Wheel

March 19, 2019 3:33 pm

Many people have a limited definition of “distracted driving”: They think it only means texting behind the wheel. There’s good reason for that, because texting requires visual, manual and cognitive attention – the same attention required for safe driving. But although texting is perhaps the most dangerous distraction, there are many others that can impact […]

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How to Stay Safe After a Winter Car Accident

January 23, 2019 5:51 pm

The days are short. The air is cold. And, roads are often slick with rain, snow or ice. It’s winter driving season in Washington DC. And, while most people know what to do to try to avoid an accident, many don’t know what to do after one. It’s vital knowledge to have, because the aftermath […]

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3 Insurance Coverages that Do NOT cover floods and 3 that do

October 9, 2018 5:15 pm

Flood Damage Insurance Many people think that their current insurance policy covers flood damage. To make sure your home and belongings are insured against such damage, a separate policy must be purchased. Many people believe the common misconception of having coverage from a flood with the following types of insurance: – Homeowner’s  – Renter’s  – […]

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When there’s too much water

July 19, 2018 5:47 pm

Plants, animals, and people all need water. Water is a basic necessity of life, but what happens when there is too much water. Usually, flooding and substantial damage to life and property. Did you know that flooding is the number one disaster in the United States? Seven out of ten presidentially declared disasters are flood […]

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What are the right Liability limits for my insurance policies?

April 20, 2018 8:52 pm

If you are operating a car and earning an income, you need liability insurance.  We recommend at least $500,000 of bodily Injury.  In addition, you should consider purchasing a $1,000,000 Umbrella Liability policy.  While these limits are probably higher than what you are purchasing, I am sure you want to be protected in that rare […]

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Who’s Responsible When a Tree Falls?

March 16, 2018 5:10 pm

If a Tree Falls in Your Yard, Who’s Liable? Trees make great landscape elements that imbue properties with class and raise their value. The only problem is they don’t last forever. Whether they come down because of storms, car wrecks or pest infestations, seemingly invulnerable trees have a way of tumbling spectacularly. If you’re like most […]

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Is There an Insurance Policy for Sexual Harassment?

January 26, 2018 5:03 pm

The issue of sexual harassment has been making the headlines lately. Following recent high-profile scandals involving celebrities and politicians, many companies are seeking options for defending themselves against claims. Walterry Insurance Brokers offers Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) policies that can help protect businesses, organizations and companies. While sexual harassment in the workplace has been […]

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What Is Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and How Do I protect It?

December 21, 2017 7:11 pm

Some of the most common questions we receive here at Walterry Insurance Brokers concern personally identifiable information, or PII. If you are an individual, a nonprofit or for profit business, here’s what you need to know about this critical form of data and how our insurance brokers can help keep yours safe. PII Basics Personally […]

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What’s Driving Auto Rate Increases?

November 3, 2017 3:26 pm

What Are Common Sources of Driving Losses? Driving is an important part of modern life since owning a vehicle enables you to get to work, visit friends, and shop at stores. Unfortunately, driving can also lead to significant financial losses when you are involved in an accident while on the road. Even if you are […]

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411: What Young Professionals Need to Know About Liability

November 3, 2017 3:19 pm

Starting a business can be a fun and exciting process that can lead to personal advancement and financial success. When launching a business, it is important to plan for potential problems. So, that you will be able to adapt effectively when challenges arise. In the event of a lawsuit, you and your business could become […]

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