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Covering Wholesale Auto Dealers

Covering Wholesale Auto Dealers

Costs to enter the wholesale car business are low, as compared to new and used car dealerships. This is primarily due to the fact that wholesalers don’t have to invest in real estate and essentially only need a phone and auto hauler to transact business. ...

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Contractor Pollution Liability

Contractor Pollution Liability

According to a recent article in InsuranceJournal.com, Monsanto has more than RoundUp claims on its plate. Monsanto is now the target of lawsuits “trying to clean up toxic PCBs”, (polychlorinated biphenyls), a widely used fire-resistant chemical compound that the U.S....

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Filings for the Transportation Industry

Filings for the Transportation Industry

Trucking authority – also known as operating authority or motor carrier authority – is permission from the government to haul freight. Before carriers can start their own trucking company, they must get their operating authority. Once they have their authority and...

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Garagekeepers Legal Liability vs. Garage Liability

Garagekeepers Legal Liability vs. Garage Liability

MJ Kelly specializes in garage insurance.  Our team of expert underwriters often get calls asking for a “garagekeepers” quote. However, there is a big difference between Garagekeepers Legal Liability and Garage Liability.  Let’s explore the differences:...

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Grosshart Promoted to MJ Kelly Branch Manager

Grosshart Promoted to MJ Kelly Branch Manager

SHREVEPORT, LA (July 16, 2019) – MJ Kelly, a national commercial insurance brokerage headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, has promoted Traci Grosshart to Branch Manager of its Louisiana office. Grosshart joined MJ Kelly through its 2016 acquisition of...

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Top 5 Ways to Properly Classify your Home Repair Clients

Top 5 Ways to Properly Classify your Home Repair Clients

Determining the appropriate risk classification is critical to ensuring your clients have the protection they need.  Unfortunately, there can be challenging overlaps in job duties – particularly in the home repair department.  Here are five quick tips to...

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MJ Kelly has General Contractors Covered

MJ Kelly has General Contractors Covered

It is critical for an independent insurance agent to have their contracting clients insured properly.  Rating can be a challenge when you factor in subcontracted work and making sure the appropriate class codes are being used.  MJ Kelly specializes in...

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Handyman, Remodeler, or General Contractor – Oh My!

Handyman, Remodeler, or General Contractor – Oh My!

Determining the appropriate risk level in certain professions can be challenging, and yet it is a critical aspect to ensuring your client has the correct coverage. One profession that causes a lot of confusion because of significant overlap in job descriptions is in...

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