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Survival Training

Survival Training

Business interruption insurance can help mitigate the impact of the next oil spill or hurricane or car crashing through the front of your office — if you plan ahead.

September 2017
Riding a New Wave of Insurance Captives — Alabama

Riding a New Wave of Insurance Captives — Alabama

June 2016
Top Benefits Tips

Top Benefits Tips

June 2016
Managing the Risk of Cyber Attack

Managing the Risk of Cyber Attack

In the wake of headline hacker attacks, cyber liability has become one of the fastest growing segments of commercial insurance — mitigating costs that follow a breach.

June 2015
National Flood Insurance Back at Busted

National Flood Insurance Back at Busted

500 to 1,000 percent rate hikes promised to keep National Flood Insurance afloat. But an abort by Congress spared coastal property owners, spiked taxpayers and put the federal flood program back at busted.

June 2014
Courting a Customer Scorned

Courting a Customer Scorned

Alfa’s cancellation of 70,000 policies after the 2011 tornadoes chaffed a lot of once-loyal customers. A new president now courts former customers to come back home. It can be a tough sell.

August 2013
Disaster Master

Disaster Master

Wherever natural disaster strikes, Grace Pilot is ready to dispatch insurance adjusters, to all 50 states — heading a family business that started with $2,500 in the bank.

April 2013

Alabama's Largest Commercial Insurance Agencies

June 2012
Life Insurance You Could Just Hug?

Life Insurance You Could Just Hug?

The new logo looks like a text message icon for a hug. Alabama’s largest non-bank public company hopes the rest of its new corporate strategy is just as streamlined.

May 2012
Changing the Rules on the Family Farm

Changing the Rules on the Family Farm

The small businesses that produce Alabama’s largest agriculture crop are hoping to get some protection against the big businesses they supply.

December 2011