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Update on the Bloss & Dillard Agent Service Center

It has been about a year since we released our new version of our Agent Service Center and I wanted to take a moment to give you an update. I would just like to remind you of some of the things that you have the ability to do through this web portal. read more.

Posted by Tate Tooley, IT Manager on Jul 28, 2020

BDI offers policy and liability options for food trucks

It’s summertime and life is slowly progressing back to (somewhat) normal. This summer, I know I’ll be seeking outdoor adventures and looking forward to munching on some good eats from food trucks. read more.

Posted by Linda Wolfe, Commercial Auto on Jul 14, 2020

The increased need for cyber insurance

One might say that 2020 has been like no other in our lifetime. COVID-19 has brought families closer together and given us all time to slow down and realize what is important in life. read more.

Posted by Jamie Bowling, P&C Department on Jun 30, 2020

Data Security and Testing in the Insurance Industry

More and more requirements are being put on insurance companies, general agents, and independent retail insurance agents when it comes to data security and testing. read more.

Posted by Tate Tooley, IT on Jun 02, 2020

Personal Lines is Here to Help You

We have had several Ohio agents calling trying to find coverage for HO3’s, HO6’s, and HO4’s due to Lexington Insurance no longer writing in Ohio. read more.

Posted by Terri Litz, Personal Lines on May 19, 2020

Bobtail vs. Non-Trucking Liability

Over the years, many of you have been asked to provide your trucking clients with a quote for insurance when they intend to operate under the authority of a motor carrier. read more.

Posted by Jeff Wright, AU, TRS on May 05, 2020

We Offer Landscaping and Artisan Contractor Programs

That extra hour of daylight we are enjoying can mean only one thing - spring is here! Let the home improvement begin. read more.

Posted by Michael Williams, P&C Department on Apr 21, 2020

Working With Clients to Renew Workers’ Compensation Coverage

The year 2020 is in full swing and we will be entering April before you know it. The new year has brought with it an array of things, old and new, to stress over. One thing you or your client should not have to worry about is workers’ compensation. read more.

Posted by Greg Bowen, Workers’ Compensation Underwriter on Apr 07, 2020

Seasonal Homes

Have you ever wondered if we offer coverage for seasonal homes? Good news, we do! We have several options we can tailor to fit your needs. You may not know, but more than 3.6 million homes and condos in the U.S. are... read more.

Posted by Charity Collins, Personal Lines on Feb 19, 2020

Helping Prevent Audits

The first three months of each year finds us scrambling to gather information for the Internal Revenue Service, the goal being for us to report with accuracy and not attract an audit from the IRS... read more.

Posted by Betty Douglas, CIC, AAI, Workers Compensation on Feb 12, 2020

Liquor Liability Insurance

Many times, when a person thinks alcohol, they think celebration. Folks drink on birthdays, holidays, and at college graduation parties - but the truth is if your client serves alcohol, they have exposure. The trouble comes when... read more.

Posted by Tammy Simpkins, P&C Department on Feb 05, 2020

Trucking: What Happened in 2019

A lot has changed over the past year from bankruptcy to increased fines and more oversight from the DOT. Let’s look back at some highlights of what your trucking clients have been dealing with and possibly looking forward to... read more.

Posted by Matt White, Commercial Auto on Jan 29, 2020

Cyber Liability Insurance

I am sure we have all heard about cyber liability insurance. Likewise, I am sure we have all heard the horror stories about the huge data breaches that some large corporations have experienced (and that have maybe affected some of you reading this article)... read more.

Posted by Tate Tooley, IT on Jan 22, 2020