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J Stevenson Hired as MJ Kelly Branch Manager

J Stevenson Hired as MJ Kelly Branch Manager

LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 2, 2019) – MJ Kelly, a national commercial insurance brokerage headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, has hired Julia Stevenson as Branch Manager of its Little Rock office.  Stevenson joins MJ Kelly with extensive experience in the...

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Commercial Insurance Rates are Increasing

Commercial Insurance Rates are Increasing

Most commercial insureds in the U.S. are seeing noticeable premium increases on their policies.  Hold on tight – you likely won’t see much let-up in insurers’ drive for increased rates well into next year and possibly beyond.  We are experiencing the biggest...

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Talk Data To Me

Talk Data To Me

Data breaches are perceived as one of the leading risks to businesses today.   In the United States, the average cost of cybercrime was reported to be $27.37 million last year, according to Statista.  And it’s not just large organizations being cyber-violated; 55% of...

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Property Owners: Why You Need Lessor’s Risk Insurance

Property Owners: Why You Need Lessor’s Risk Insurance

If you’re a property owner that leases space to office, retail or service-based tenants, lessor’s risk insurance (also known as building owner’s insurance), is essential.  Lessor’s Risk protects your business and personal assets from issues if a tenant (or...

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Ten Tips to Properly Cover Architects

Ten Tips to Properly Cover Architects

Architects and engineers are highly specialized and technical professionals. The decisions they make on form and function build and shape the world around us. Their design decisions permeate a project; affecting cost, efficiency and even public safety. With such...

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LinkedIn:  What’s In It For You?

LinkedIn: What’s In It For You?

Ubiquitous internet has dramatically changed the customer journey as we know it.  With Americans spending upwards of 120 hours per month browsing on smartphones and computers, we can’t ignore how this increasing trend is changing the way people do business.  Did you...

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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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MJ Kelly is always looking for top talent to join our thriving team. Want to learn about our open positions?