Tag Archives: Brian Pilarski

Contractors’ Insurance: Change Orders & Work Adjustments- Are You Covered?

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor The plans are drawn up, the materials are on site. On paper, everything looks great, ready to roll. Installation […]

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The Illusion of Cheap & Good Insurance: Endless Pursuit of the Cheapest Business Insurance

By Brian Pilarski, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor I talk with hundreds of privately-held business owners, managers, and leaders throughout the year. […]

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“Do You Want Fries with Your Insurance?” Order-Taking & Your Insurance Purchase

By Brian Pilarski, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor Walking into a fast-serve restaurant, we quickly scan the menu and submit our order. […]

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“Insurance? Oh… Umm… Crazy weather lately, huh?” WHY I Work in Insurance

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor With the latest holiday season comes another set of awkward responses when people ask what I do for a […]

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Selling Your Interest in a Business? Talk to Your Insurance Advisor!

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor, Brown & Brown of Detroit Over the past few years, with improved economic conditions and better run companies, we […]

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Q3 2017 Advisor Newsletter

Please download the PDF to read the following articles: You Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk – But You May Have to Pay for It Reimbursement […]

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Reimbursement vs. Duty to Defend

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor Businesses purchase insurance to provide financial protection against exposures due to the business operations, employees, and litigation matters. General […]

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Hit the Brakes: Acceptable vs. Unacceptable Commercial Drivers & Why it Matters

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor  “Is this driver acceptable? If not, why?” “They told me they only had one ticket a couple of years […]

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Top 5 Ways to Reduce your Workers Compensation Costs

Insurance costs are top of mind for all companies. The expense and the hassle of insurance often creates a dislike for the process necessary to best […]

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DIY Insurance- Captives: Pros & Cons of Going to DIY Insurance (Captive)

Home Depot and Lowes, along with a binge of HGTV, can make one feel like undertaking a full kitchen renovation. Gut the kitchen, go buy the […]

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Death by Medical Error, Time Out Protocol & Business Insurance

Medical errors contribute to a significant numbers of deaths per year, estimated to equate to around the 7th leading cause of death (if ranked and […]

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Owner, Spouse, Child- Not Covered by Insurance but the Business Is? Critical Gaps with Individually Owned Cars Insured on Business Auto Policy

PERSONAL CAR INSURED BY THE COMPANY? THE DIFFICULT CHALLENGES OF OBTAINING INDIVIDUAL(S) COVERAGE AS AN INSURED(S) UNDER BUSINESS AUTO POLICIES Many owners of corporate entities choose […]

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Insurance for Future Cash- Trade/Credit Insurance

Why are most companies in business? As part of many reasons, one of the top is most likely to be “make money or profit.” A […]

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Avoid Past Evidence for a Better Protected Future

Looking at past data can point to future outcomes.  Most organizations set forth their well-thought plans, investments and strategic initiatives to build a successful future.  We look […]

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Doing the Job Right; No One Will Know

No one can forget the tragic events of September 11, 2001.  The truly devastating events of that day have permanently changed us all.  Imagine for a […]

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