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Dealership Insurance

Dealership Insurance – Looking Back at 2019

A reflection on the insurance industry in 2019 from President of DealerRisk Services, Steven P. Gibson. As we near the close of 2019, there are some industry trends of note: Markets in Disarray Inventory Market Umbrella Market Premiums on the Rise Commercial Auto/Garage Property First, let’s address the premium increases as this market segment is …

GARAGE LIABILITY 101

Insurance is complicated and expensive. Dealership Insurance can be extremely complicated and very expensive.   At Dealer Risk Services, we provide insurance expertise to the Automotive Industry.  We do this in 3 ways:  Risk Management, Product Development and Education.   We have Developed a series of info blasts to provide you with the tools you …

SHOPPING FOR GARAGE INSURANCE – WHERE DO WE BEGIN?

The very best place to begin with any marketing effort is to identify the potential insurers for a Dealership of your scope, size and location. The next part is to map out your specific coverage needs.   Both of these areas may require outside expertise and advice.   The garage insurance marketplace can include both national …

WHAT FACTORS MAKE PREMIUMS FLUCTUATE

As we have discussed previously, the main premium driver for individual risks is claims. Hands down, this is the major element underwriters use in calculating insurance costs.  However, there are other factors that cause the variances we see in premiums.   You have heard that the insurance market is cyclic. This is certainly true.  There …

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLAIMS AND PREMIUMS

As a young Account Executive with Universal Underwriters I got a taste of how garage premiums are truly developed.  I had worked the employee rating factors on an account and presented both the worksheet and the Loss History to my Division Underwriter for review.  “Let’s see,” he said.   Then he did something that surprised …