FAQ On Issues Affecting California Small Businesses

This is an unprecedented time for all. Van Beurden Insurance wants to help everyone navigate through this unknown territory. What is covered? What is not? What are your options as a business owner? Does Workers’ Compensation insurance apply to COVID-19? Workers’ Compensation insurance could apply in cases where a person contracted the...

Will the Auto Market Show Improvement?

A highly respected credit rating agency sees good and not-so-good news in the commercial auto market this year and next. A.M. Best has an overall negative outlook for the U.S. commercial auto insurance market – even though its analysts believe it should improve somewhat this year. The gloomy/happy forecast stems from commercial...

It Doesn’t Take a Weatherman to Forecast 2020 Reinsurance Price Hikes Due to Hurricanes

Ratings agencies like Fitch, Moody’s and S&P Global are expecting higher reinsurance renewal rates in 2020, caused by big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years. For several years we’ve grown used to rates falling due to competition and fewer natural disasters. Renewal rates...