By Joseph Lalla, Account Executive Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Bringing a construction project to life is a team effort. There’s usually a general contractor, who is responsible for the full management of the project, but there’s also a group of subcontractors, who perform the actual work itself. When it comes to insurance … Continue reading Insurance Needs for General Contractors and Subcontractors
By Michael Crowell Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Business can be unpredictable, but your insurance coverage shouldn’t be. Yet, far too often, business owners find themselves in the unenviable position of learning that an event they assumed would be covered is not. First, they ask “why?” then they ask, “why didn’t I know … Continue reading 4 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask About Their Insurance Coverage
By Joseph Lalla, Account Executive Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Describe your job. What do you do? I’m a commercial lines agent with Georgetown Insurance Service and have been with the agency since 2008. My job is to help companies obtain the insurance coverage they need, from the best carriers, to ensure they’re … Continue reading Life at Georgetown – Joseph Lalla
This month’s craziest claim involves an equipment company in charge of hauling a large piece of excavating equipment through a rural area. The company had done its due diligence and all clearances had been checked before transport. The driver was prepared and ready to make the delivery. All was going well until the equipment hit … Continue reading Craziest Claim of the Month – “A (Too) Tall Order”
By Carolyn Paulochik, CIC Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD 21703 It’s a common misconception that you only need flood insurance if you own property in a flood-prone state like Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, or the Carolinas. But the truth is, floods can (and do) happen anywhere. Changing weather conditions in recent years have caused flooding … Continue reading Get Familiar with Flood Insurance
By Matthew Simmons, CIC Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Driverless or self-driving cars might sound like something out of a science fiction novel. But the technology has already become a reality. In fact, research and computer modeling conducted by Accenture and the Stevens Institute of Technology projected that by the year 2035 nearly … Continue reading Driverless Cars and Insurance: How Does it Work?
February’s craziest claim involves an auto repair shop. Just like most days, the mechanics were all working hard while also engaging in normal, everyday conversation and banter. That was until the topic of football was added to the mix. The discussion began to get a bit heated between two of the mechanics regarding whose football … Continue reading Craziest Claim of the Month – “Gridiron vs. Tire Iron”
By Carolyn Paulochik, CIC Account Executive Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD Describe your job. What do you do? I’m an account executive at Georgetown and work with two different insurance agents, servicing their commercial clients. I help clients with their day-to-day needs such as answering questions, making policy changes, providing certificates, assisting with claims, … Continue reading Life at Georgetown – Carolyn Paulochik