Category Archives: FAQ

FAQ: Can Having Homeowner’s Insurance Stop Foreclosure?

With an economic crisis running rampant across the country, those who have failed to make their mortgage payments in a timely manner and have had their home foreclosed on are left wondering where they went wrong. In this post, Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive explains how having homeowner’s insurance could have saved…

FAQ: What Happens After I Apply for Disability Insurance?

By deciding to purchase disability insurance, you have taken a positive step in protecting future income in the case of a debilitating accident. Whether you have an individual long-term disability policy that you purchased from an insurance agent or a group disability policy provided by your employer, what happens next is the same. In this…

FAQ: Do I Need Landlord Insurance?

Maybe you’re moving up to a bigger home and holding on to your former residence as a rental property. Or maybe you’ve tried to sell your home without success. Whatever the reason, if you’re thinking about renting out your home, you need to look into landlord insurance. A comprehensive landlord’s rental property insurance policy will…

FAQ: What is E & O Insurance?

Errors and omissions coverage (also known as E&O Insurance) is a professional liability insurance that protects firms that offer advice or services. The policy covers the insured against any claims from a client who claims they suffered monetary loss or the policyholder didn’t perform due to negligence. General insurance companies often omit this particular coverage…

FAQ: Why Add an ‘Additional Insured’ on Your Business Insurance Policy

Businesses must work with other businesses to operate on a daily basis. For example, when a contractor builds a home, they must use the work of sub-contractors for materials or labor for the project. These businesses sign contracts or agreements prior to any work being completed. The different companies may be at the same place…

FAQ: How is the Value of a Totaled Car Calculated?

You’ve been in a bad car accident. Your car is a mangled mess. Now what? A car is considered totaled when the cost of repairing it exceeds the cost of replacing the vehicle. Understanding what you will get from totaled car insurance is essential to know what will happen in the event that an accident…

FAQ: What is Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

Any small business that has employees is at risk at litigation. Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) is a policy that helps protect small business owners from any claim that can arise from employees in relation to how the owners conduct their business. Employees can file a claim for discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment or wrongful…

FAQ: What does ‘Licensed, Bonded & Insured’ Mean?

If you’ve ever looked for a business to perform any type of homebuilding, renovation or repair project, you’ve come across the term “licensed, bonded and insured.” In this post, Long Island Insurance Executive, Gregg S. Marcus, explains what it means to be licensed, bonded and insured. The federal government contracts require contractors to be bonded…

FAQ: What is the Difference between Workers’ Compensation and Disability Insurance?

“This is a question that a lot of people, including many small employers, don’t know the answer to,” says Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive. “Many are under the impression that disability insurance and workers’ compensation are the same thing. Although they are similar in benefits, there are fundamental differences.” By understanding the…

FAQ: Does My Roommate Need Renter’s Insurance Too?

There are many common misconceptions about Renter’s Insurance . This is a special policy that can be purchased by tenants to protect their valuables and provide liability coverage as well. Gregg S. Marcus, a Long Island Insurance Executive  highly suggests that all tenants purchase renter’s insurance for a small monthly premium to protect all of…