Addressing the Biggest Challenges for Small Biz Owners

Posted on: November 30, 2017 by Goodrich & Watson

The first few years of operation are always the most challenging for small business owners. Whether you’re trying to grow the business, find dedicated employees, or manage the ever-changing market fluctuations, there is no shortage of challenges to overcome. In this article, we’ll dive deeper into some of the most common hurdles that you have […] Read More

Most Homeowners Don’t Know to Do These 4 Things

Posted on: October 30, 2017 by Goodrich & Watson

Homeownership is a huge life accomplishment. Most new homeowners know they need to budget for repairs and taxes, but there are some other factors that most new owners don’t even consider. In this article, we’ll explore four of the main things that might be unexpected and unplanned. Most importantly, protect your new investment with a […] Read More

Expert Car Buying Tips

Posted on: May 5, 2017 by Goodrich & Watson

If you’re like most people, the thought of buying a new car is nothing short of daunting. While it might be a necessity to get from point A to point B, the process doesn’t have to be a stressful one. Armed with these simple tips and strategies, you can confidently shop for, evaluate, and purchase […] 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 Doesn’t Virginia Workers Compensation Cover?

Posted on: March 2, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

 A strong Virginia workers compensation program is an invaluable asset to any business. Merging somewhere between an employee benefit and a risk management strategy, workers compensation acts provides financial security for employees who are injured or become seriously ill on the job. In exchange for this financial security employees in turn forgo their rights to […] Read More

VA Restaurant Insurance: Online Reviews Impact Profits

Posted on: January 29, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

VA Restaurant Insurance: Online Reviews Impact Profits   For years the food service industry has been discussing the effects of online review platforms such as Yelp and UrbanSpoon. These social media review sites allow consumers to share input and insight into their experiences at a local eatery and rate these establishments based on a number […] 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 Business Insurance: Protecting Your Executives

Posted on: September 18, 2014 by Goodrich & Watson

Newport News Business Insurance: Protecting Your Executives  Litigation is becoming an increasingly common challenge for many businesses across America. From regulatory disputes with local legislators to allegations over mistreatment of employees, there is a strong likelihood that businesses large and small will face a legal battle at some point or another.  Still many operations remain […] Read More