December 2011

Business Insurance Rates Rising – Slightly

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December 20th, 2011

In a recent article by Erik Holm from MarketWatch, he confirms that we are seeing the most aggressive insurance premium increases since 2004.  At R&R Insurance, we have seen this slight uptick in renewal prices which indicates to us that 2012 will be a prime opportunity for businesses to review their coverages and their rates.» Read Full Article

Elkhorn Home Went Up In Flames – But All Is Good

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December 8th, 2011

Frank Staab and Faith Harrington-Staab, residents of Elkhorn, WI and an R&R customer since 2006, talk about the trauma involved with watching your home go up in flames. The concerns for their family, their belongings and what to do next were top of mind for R&R Insurance and their insuring carrier. Watch their quick story… Wisconsin» Read Full Article

Christmas Trees Ignite in 2 Seconds!

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December 8th, 2011

An estimated 30 million natural Christmas trees are sold anually in the United States. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that there is an estimated annual average of 210 home structure fires that begin with Christmas trees.   Based on data from 2002 through 2005, these fires caused an average of 24 civilian deaths, 27» Read Full Article

Help Us Fill Dan’s Van! Like Us on Facebook!

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December 7th, 2011

Tis’ the season to be jolly!  R&R will fill up Dan Wolfgram’s van with toys to be donated to Toys for Tots per the number of fans we have on Facebook. Dan has been gracious enough to volunteer his van for this use. Dan is the Vice President of Personal Lines. Want to help us» Read Full Article

2011 Is "Bad Claims" Year For Wisconsin

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December 6th, 2011

The total 2011 weather related claim damage in the U.S. is $35 billion (not including hurricane Irene), according to a new report issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.  Although Wisconsin didn’t have any hurricanes, we had another “bad claims” year due to excessive hail, water, wind and ice dams. Here are some recent headlines» Read Full Article

85% of Companies Experience Supply Chain Disruption

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December 6th, 2011

A recent survey indicates that a significant percentage of companies were affected by supply chain disruption over the last 12 months. In the survey sponsored by Zurich Financial Services Group and conducted by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), 85% of companies say they experienced at least one supply chain disruption. Adverse weather was cited as the» Read Full Article