Autonomous Freight Vehicles: 4 Things You Should Know

Posted on: June 18, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Daimler Trucks has released the first autonomous semi-truck. The “Inspiration” has a full license to operate on all American public roads-weather and road conditions permitting. With more and more self-driving vehicles popping up on the market, our traditional standards of transportation are being challenged. Assuring your Newport News Business Auto Insurance is in effect can […] Read More

Ridesharing Insurance Coverage: To Be or Not To Be?

Posted on: June 2, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

If you’ve used a cab service any time in the last few years, it’s quite possible you’ve heard of Uber or Lyft, the newest installment of taxis: Ridesharing. These controversial yet increasingly popular forms of transportation are stirring up the insurance industry due to coverage disputes and pricing. What’s covered? What’s not? Does the insurance […] Read More

What is Virginia Lessor’s Risk Insurance?

Posted on: May 5, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

If you own a building in Virginia that is used for the purpose of leasing retail, warehousing, office or personal space to others it is important to properly protect yourself from the many property loss and liability exposures you face. Basic commercial property and liability coverage, which covers your building, your property located within the […] Read More

Is Your Virginia Business Website Ready to go Mobile?

Posted on: April 21, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

A Google algorithm update taking effect on April 21st, 2015 could have both big brands and small business owners scrambling to revamp their websites, according to reports. Is your Virginia business ready? In February, the search engine giant announced plans to change the way results appear in search quarries based on a website’s mobile accessibility. […] Read More

What are Virginia Construction Surety Bonds?

Posted on: March 9, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

If you are new to the construction industry, you might be a little confused about surety bonds. Are they insurance? Are they licensing fees? And why do you have to obtain them in order to secure larger projects? Understanding surety bonds take time, but working with local Virginia Insurance companies to assess your surety needs […] Read More

What is Newport News Lessor’s Risk Insurance?

Posted on: January 12, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

What is Newport News Lessor’s Risk Insurance?   Newport News commercial ad business property owners face many nuanced liability risk exposure when they lease out their spaces to local business owners and tenants. One of the greatest liability concerns is that of third party personal injury or property damage on your premises. These allegations and […] Read More

Newport News E&O Insurance for Consultants

Posted on: December 9, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News E&O Insurance for Consultants   As a consultant, your clients depend on your experience and expertise to help them, grow, improve, and achieve their goals. In providing your services, you make a myriad of agreements, promises, and other obligations regarding the tasks and outcomes you expect to achieve through the course of your […] Read More

Newport News Home Insurance: Tips for Holiday Decorating

Posted on: November 11, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Home Insurance: Tips for Holiday Decorating  The holidays are gaining on us which means that ‘tis the season for brightly colored lights and festive yard displays. While decorating for the holiday season can be an enjoyable family tradition, it can also be a burden on your wallet. As you begin to break out […] Read More

Newport News Car Insurance: Defining a Total Loss

Posted on: October 28, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Car Insurance: Defining a Total Loss    Getting into an accident or vehicle collision can be a terrifying experience for Newport News motorists. After the initial shock, drivers must navigate the complex process of exchanging information, assessing the damage and filing an auto insurance claim in hopes of getting any losses and expenses […] Read More

Do you need Newport News Worker’s Comp Insurance?

Posted on: October 16, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Do you need Newport News Worker’s Comp Insurance?  If you are a small business just starting out, you might not be thinking about your worker’s comp insurance needs. Many Virginia start-up and small businesses mistakenly believe that they don’t need worker’s comp insurance coverage based on their size or type of business until the day they […] Read More

Newport News Auto Insurance: Myths vs Reality

Posted on: October 14, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Auto Insurance: Myths vs Reality You may have heard some surprising claims about what does and does not affect your auto insurance rates as a Newport News consumer, and it’s important to be able to tell the difference between the truth and the rumors. There are countless factors that go into determining your […] Read More

Newport News Homeowners Insurance: South East Shake Out

Posted on: September 23, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Homeowners Insurance: South East Shake Out At 10:16 on October 16th, 2014 thousands of businesses, schools and community groups will lead millions of Americans in an earthquake awareness and preparedness campaign known as the Great South East Shake Out. The event is regional disaster drill designed to engage the public with the reality […] Read More

Newport News Homeowners Insurance: How to Cover Flooding

Posted on: September 9, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Homeowners Insurance: How to Cover Flooding Flooding is a dangerous and costly event for everyone involved. When a home is flooded from a storm or unexpected event, it can lead to severe financial turmoil for property owners who have not properly protected their assets. It may come as quite a surprise to some […] Read More

Does your Newport News Homeowners Insurance Cover Tornadoes?

Posted on: July 29, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Does your Newport News Homeowners Insurance Cover Tornadoes? A tornado recently struck a campground on Virginia’s Eastern Shore causing significant destruction and two fatalities,  reminding locals just how dangerous these storms can be. On average Virginia is host to between 15 and 20 tornadoes each year, many of which are F-1 category or moderate in […] Read More