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Insurance in NE Ohio

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by sschario, Dec 2, 2002.

  1. sschario

    sschario Member
    Messages: 44

    Just wanted to follow up on my insurance quest: I ended up with Progressive Commercial for the truck and Auto-Owners for the general liability. Neither one cared that I was just starting out and the rates were as good as I found.

    Would be happy to provide details if anyone is interested.

    I have also found a couple property management guys that have indicated they will use me as a sub when needed, so this may come together after all.

    Thanks for all the education.
  2. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Just out of curiosity, what are the general rates that you guys pay? Some companies want to charge almost what we can make in a season, its unbeleivable!
  3. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    sschario, funny how that worked out. I had recommended looking into a couple of companies. I have always used Progressive Commercial also, although that wasn't one I'd mentioned. I didn't think they offered insurance in your area.

    Snowybowtie, around $800/yr for $300,000. That's pretty low on the natiowide scale. I'd discussed with the agent about raising it to a million. She suggested I really should and I agree, just haven't done it yet.
  4. sschario

    sschario Member
    Messages: 44

    I just got 100/300/50 for $600/yr and $500K GL for $312/yr. These are based on projected earnings of < $10K/yr.
  5. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    thats not as bad as i thought it might be. A guy i used to plow with was telling me that a company had quoted him for 1500 and change for less than 10k, but 800 i can do, thanks! Im kinda shopping around for a better company, ill use that as a better basis
  6. Chief Plow

    Chief Plow Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    Where I am, I use Dryden Mutual, Just the liability is about $1000-1200 for million dollar policy. All of my commercial accounts require million as the minimum. Truck with comp and collision is about $600 a year, x2. 2 trucks.....