In the wake of several high-profile cases of sexual abuse and misconduct by adults in positions of authority, President Trump signed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 into law last week. The new law includes requirements for prevention training, prevention policies, as well as mandatory reporting. A…

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Remember the old curmudgeon coach from Vince Vaughn’s cult classic, Dodgeball? Ah, yes; Patches O’Houlihan. As he inspired his underdog team, he constantly reminded them of the five “D’s” of dodgeball — dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.” It seems that old adage crosses industry lines.  “Hi, I’m an insurance agent.” Immediately, they dodge,…

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American Insurance Group Clients Dominate 2018 Chamber Small Business Awards CHATTANOOGA – The 2018 Chattanooga Area Chamber Small Business Awards were announced on February 13, 2018, and The American Insurance Group’s clientele were extremely well-represented. In fact, of the 12 companies nominated as finalists, two of the Agency’s clients were finalists in their respective category,…

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 We placed #3 on Lonely Planet’s “Best in The U.S.” 3. Chattanooga, Tennessee Once little more than a pit stop between Atlanta and Nashville, the nature-centric ‘Noog has transformed itself into a bastion of elevated Southern living. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Chattanooga for some of the best rock climbing in the country, myriad hiking and mountain…

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President Trump signed legislation to extend funding for the National Flood Insurance Program through March 23rd, 2018. Full details provide by FEMA. “Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On February 9, 2018, the President signed legislation passed by both houses of Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization…

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Christmas season is upon us.  With that comes decorating your home and setting up your Christmas Tree.  Whether real or fake there are steps you should take to make sure your family is safe from the increased risk of fires.  The National Fire Protection Association has provided some excellent information about Christmas Tree Fire Safety.…

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  Chris Burcham                             Jack Smith Chattanooga, TN – Chris Burcham and Jack Smith recently joined The American Insurance Group as an Account Executives. Mr. Burcham is a native of Chattanooga. Following high school in West Tennessee, he attended the University of Tennessee…

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Chattanooga, TN – Scott Simmons has joined The American Insurance Group, LLC as Partner and Chief Operating Officer, effective September 18, 2017. Mr. Simmons, a Chattanooga native and graduate of The McCallie School, brings a diverse educational and professional background to the company. Mr. Simmons graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in…

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Earlier this week I met with several of my clients to discuss their health insurance options for 2017.  The first couple walked into my office and I could immediately tell they had a little spark in their eye.  There was something they wanted to share.  They were expecting their first child in the spring of…

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Insurance is critical to the long term financial success of any business. Not having adequate insurance in place when a catastrophic event happens can cost you the business you worked so hard to create.  While there a many different types of insurance available, here are three that every small business should have. General Liability This type…

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