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Month: August 2010

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Brush Fire in Kern County

KABC is reporting a brush fire burning in the hills of Kern County, CA.   As of just about an hour ago, over 750 acres are said to have burned.   The fire broke out around noon today just off the 5 Freeway.

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iPhone insurance

With all of those iPhones out there, you better believe some of them get broken!  We have insurance policies that cover your iPhone for damage from theft, breakage and even water damage.   Check out the details here.  Remember the best way to always have an iphone is to carry the best iPhone insurance!

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Earthquake hits Malibu

Several small earthquakes have been felt by residents in Malibu over the last few hours.  According to the USGS, a 4.0 quake hit in the Channel Islands region at 10:42PM last night, followed by a 2.2 magnitude at 7:22am this morning.  No damage has been reported.  Good time to check in with your insurance agent … Continue reading “Earthquake hits Malibu”

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In this issue we focus on Pet Insurance

We all love our wonderful pets, but what liability issues arise when they are under your control. When you consider that dog bites account for one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claims, costing $387.20 million in 2008, up 8.70 percent from 2007, understanding how you are liable becomes an important issue. Read about the three … Continue reading “In this issue we focus on Pet Insurance”

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Be careful on a trampoline

A quick and friendly reminder about trampolines.  Be careful!  Ok, the real reason for this quick video is to try to help explain why when you’re purchasing Homeowners insurance, one of the questions you will be asked is if the house has a trampoline.  Think they are completely safe?  Think again. 🙂

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Health Care Update – August 20th, 2010

Removing lifetime and annual dollar limits for essential health benefits As part of the health care reform law, health insurance companies must remove lifetime and annual dollar limits on covered services (in network and out of network) that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) considers “essential health benefits.” This change goes into … Continue reading “Health Care Update – August 20th, 2010”

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Los Angeles due for big Earthquake

According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, Southern California is overdue for a major earthquake along the San Andreas fault-line.    Not to be an alarmist, however perhaps it is time to check and be sure you have your Earthquake Insurance policy up to date.

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Obama in Los Angeles

President Obama made a trip through Brentwood today.  Well, a really fast trip in that.  The streets were closed down in a several mile radius in all directions surrounding the area he would pass through.  Helicopters flew overhead.  People waited, and waited.  Here is the few minute video of the preparation and the actual drive … Continue reading “Obama in Los Angeles”

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Friday the 13th Insurance tip

Ok, how can I resist a little fun on Friday the 13th?  How about a quick tip on saving money at the gas pump?

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Update on Health Care Reform

Here are some updates on Health Care Reform and how it can affect you or your business.   Remember, you can also visit http://www.healthcare.gov/ to get information. Unions/collectively bargained plans Whether fully insured or self-insured, unions must implement the same provisions as other grandfathered plans for plan years beginning on or after September 23, 2010. However, … Continue reading “Update on Health Care Reform”