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#1 Jim Keller

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 12:27 AM

For the first time in several years, I find myself needing to buy an insurance policy (specifically an annual DICE type policy including workers' comp and hired auto), but my old broker appears to have left the business. Anyone have someone they can heartily recommend who can sell a policy in California?

Thanks in advance!
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#2 Bruce Taylor

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 12:27 PM

Hi Jim,

You might try www.insurancewest.com, Ross Garner at (805) 579-1900. They sell those policies, and their rates seem reasonable. I also recommend you try Katherine Wong over at Heffernan Insurance. You can contact her at (213) 236-0511 or go to www.buymyinsurancenow.com. I know they sell annual policies. She has been able to put together some very inexpensive packages for my rental clients.

Hope this helps,

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#3 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 03:43 PM

Hey Bruce, thanks for posting this up I've been looking 'round for stuff like this (and then consequently thanks Jim for asking in the first place)
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#4 Bruce Taylor

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 05:42 PM

You're welcome, Adrian.

I want to mention that Katherine at Heffernan has been really great. Last time I spoke with her they were trying to get a site up where you could do the whole application and payment over the web, with the insurance certificates emailed to whomever needs them in 24 hours or less. She has been able to bind some of my clients with documentation transmitted to me in one day.

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#5 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 05:44 PM

Awesome. I'm not in a financial place to swtich over policies right the now for my own gear, but I'm definitively going to be shopping 'round with this this coming FY.
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#6 Jim Keller

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 05:59 PM

Hi Jim,

You might try www.insurancewest.com, Ross Garner at (805) 579-1900. They sell those policies, and their rates seem reasonable. I also recommend you try Katherine Wong over at Heffernan Insurance. You can contact her at (213) 236-0511 or go to www.buymyinsurancenow.com. I know they sell annual policies. She has been able to put together some very inexpensive packages for my rental clients.

Hope this helps,

Bruce Taylor
www.Indi35.com


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