Affordable Auto Insurance In Killeen, TX

by Administrator 27. February 2017 15:05

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Boat & Watercraft Insurance: What’s Covered?

by Administrator 20. February 2017 06:39

Boat insurance is imperative to provide coverage in case of a loss or damage to your boat. Although it covers most types of watercrafts, canoes and kayaks are generally not included in the insurance policy. It is essential to get an adequate amount of boat and watercraft insurance so that you get paid for any kind of loss.

The cost of boat insurance that you need to incur depends on several factors such as: the state you reside in, the type and size of your boat, size of motor and whether you have opted for additional coverage or not. You can save a lot of money on boat insurance by becoming eligible for certain type of discounts given by insurance companies. For instance, you can get discount on boat insurance premiums if you don’t use the boat throughout the year or boat only in fresh water instead of salt water, etc.

A standard boat insurance policy provides the following types of coverage options:

  • Property damage liability: Under this type of coverage, you will be provided protection for damage caused by you to someone else’s boat, passengers or property. The insurance company will also pay for legal expenses in case you are sued by the other party.
  • Collision damage: You will be paid for all the expenses if your boat gets damaged or is stolen. However, wreckage removal may not be included in this category and you will have to opt for additional coverage in case you require it.
  • Comprehensive coverage: The insurance company will pay in case your boat gets stolen, damaged or sabotaged. Some insurance companies also provide for free pet injury coverage (certain pets) under comprehensive and collision coverage.
  • Uninsured/underinsured boater (UB/UIB): If another boater who does not possess boat insurance damages your boat and injures you, he may or may not pay for the harm caused. In case the other boater does not possess valid insurance, you may have to pay for the damages. UB/UIB will provide you coverage for the injuries occurred, medical bills and even pay for the wages lost in case you are unable to go to your workplace due to the accident.
  • Bodily injury liability: You will be paid for the expenses by the insurance company if you cause injury to someone else while using your boat. The insurance company will pay for the medical bills, lost wages and even the legal expenses.
  • Additional coverage options: For more protection, you will require additional coverage so that you and your watercraft are fully protected. Extra coverage options include:
  1. Total loss replacement
  2. Coverage for fishing equipment or personal items on the boat
  3. Water towing
  4. Mechanical breakdown coverage

For affordable and comprehensive boat insurance in Killeen, TX, consult Shawn Camp Insurance Agency, Inc.  We can help you to compare various boat insurance plans and choose the most suitable one according to your requirements. For details, feel free to call us at (254) 526 - 0535.

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What Makes Home Insurance Important?

by Administrator 17. February 2017 11:16

Home is the most valuable asset that you possess and therefore it is important to safeguard it from damage. Having an insurance plan assures that your home is financially secured at the time of unforeseen events like accidents fire, theft, leaking pipes, ightning etc. Your insurance company calculates the cost needed to rebuild your house or restore the damages and helps you cope up with the situation. An insurance policy with extensive coverage is imperative to live a stress free life.

A home insurance policy pays for the following –

Building or structural damage –It covers any damage caused to the physical structure of the property, except the land. Depending upon the coverage limit, insurance policy will safeguard your building against harms caused by short circuits, natural calamities, plumbing issues etc.

Possessions inside the house – Your valuables are always under a risk of either being broken, stolen or getting damaged due to endless reasons. If you have an insurance plan, you’ll be able to replace the damaged items by filing a claim as your insurance company will compensate the loss. The possessions covered under this policy may include clothes, jewelry, electronic appliances, gadgets etc.

Liability coverage- If a visitor gets injured in your premises or you accidently damage the property of your neighbors, having an insurance plan will save you from the liabilities such as-

  • Paying for the treatment of the injured person (hospital bills, medication, diagnostic tests etc.
  • In case the injured person is unable to return to his work, you’ll be legally liable for his lost wages. Your insurance company can help you get out of such situations by providing financial help.
  • The insurance company will pay all your legal expenses in case the injured party files a case against you

Additional living expenses – When your property gets damaged by a disaster or a mishap and you have to stay in a rented accommodation till the restoration of the house, the insurance policy will pay for the rent, hotel bills, restaurant meals etc. This is a life saver coverage option offered under a home insurance policy.

Protecting your possessions away from home - Your home insurance policy follows you wherever you go. In case your belongings get damaged, misplaced or stolen while traveling, your insurance policy has a provision to enhance the coverage range to safeguard your belongings even when you are not in your home.

Damage to the nearby structures- In addition to the main building, your insurance plan also covers the damages caused to the nearby structures such as fences, garage, out house, outdoor furniture etc.
By living in an insured house you’ll have peace of mind that if any kind of damage occurs to your property, you’ll be able to recover the loss. So, it is recommended that all the home owners purchase a home insurance policy.

Home insurance plans have various coverages. You may consult an insurance agent to choose the best plan that suits your budget and needs. He will help you by–

  • Offering to choose from wide array of insurance plans from different companies.
  • Giving unbiased advice regarding coverage options
  • Helping you to file a claim when need arises

Remember to make an inventory of all your belongings and keep it in a place away from home. So that in case a mishap occurs, you know the exact cost of property.

At Shawn Camp Insurance Agency, Inc. we offer you the home insurance plans with best coverage options and low premiums. To know more about the insurance plans, you can call at (254) 526-0535 or visit at 2705 E. Stan Schluter Loop, Suite 101 Killeen, Texas, 76542.

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