Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fort Lauderdale Bus Accident Kills Two Car Occupants

Two occupants of a Dodge Challenger have died after a collision with a high school charter bus in Fort Lauderdale recently.  There were nearly three dozen students from McArthur, South Broward and Stranahan high schools aboard during the evening crash, which

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Content Marketing and Social Media Are Insurance Agents’ Best Friends

You may have heard this already, but it never hurts to hear it again. Social media and content marketing are still big. It’s just the way you use them that changes. Do you keep up with the changes? It’s no

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The Third-Leading Cause of Death In The U.S. Will Surprise You

In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at medical malpractice and see how this became a high cause of death.

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Veterans Find Inner Peace, Alter Brain Function following University of Michigan Study

Kristina Derro Veteran Advocate The University of Michigan and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System teamed up to study the effects of mindfulness training among veterans suffering from PTSD; the positive results of the study came as a surprise even

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New to Calling Insurance Leads? Go Slow

If you’re in the business of selling insurance, go slow. That may sound counterintuitive in a competitive market, but it makes sense if you’re new to the business. By going slow you’ll avoid costly mistakes. When new insurance agents get

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Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. Estate of Chee – Seventh Circuit Requires Excess Insurer to Indemnify in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Minimum auto insurance levels in Florida require all drivers are $10,000 in personal injury protection, $20,000 in bodily injury liability coverage and $10,000 for property damage. We all know that barely scratches the surface of losses incurred in a serious

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Supreme Courts Lets Injunction Against DAPA and Expanded DACA Stand

On June 23, 2016, in United States v. Texas, the Supreme Court upheld an injunction on two Administrative executive action programs on immigration. The Court ruled that “…The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court..”  With these 9 words,

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Mediation/Settlement Lessons From An NBA Trade

I’m not a huge NBA fan, but over the last few days, I have been listening to a variety of talk show hosts discuss the trade of former NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls to the New York

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Veterans urged to use online tool for mental health screening

Following Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Michigan Veterans Affair Agency (MVAA) is encouraging veterans to use a free online mental health screening tool. The agency is offering the tool in collaboration with Screening for Mental Health, a nonprofit

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How to Follow Up Insurance Leads

Following up insurance leads is not rocket science, but there is a certain approach that works best when checking back with potential customers. What do you do with prospects when you were only able to leave a message on an

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