Bringing Policies In for a Tune-Up

Giannone, Anthony
July 2009
Best's Review;Jul2009, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p67
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views regarding the shifts in the equipment breakdown insurance markets. It states that equipment-breakdown insurance can offer good value for an insurance deal, however, agents simply automatically renew deals without looking at the additional risk that maybe faced by the clients. It adds that agents must consider the portfolio of coverage, flexibility of underwriting, and risk control services.


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