What’s a “Reasonable Accommodation”?

November 2, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and amendments apply to employers with 15 or more employees. These employers cannot discriminate against individuals with disabilities in hiring, promoting, retaining and other aspects of employment. The ADA requires affected employers to provide a “reasonable accommodation” to allow these individuals to perform their job duties. Employers do not […]

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Why Now is a Great Time for a Policy Review

October 30, 2018

If it’s been one or two years since your last risk and insurance policy review, you are likely due. Your operations have probably changed. Read the list below, ask yourself these questions and decide if it’s time to call your broker. Don’t forget there are many exposures that may have seemed relatively unlikely in the […]

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Don’t Be a Fake Accident Victim

October 20, 2018

Auto accidents cost hundreds of billions of dollars each year and in some places, like New York City and Los Angeles, nearly one out of three accidents may not be an “accident” at all, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). In one type of fake accident, dishonest drivers maneuver innocent drivers into car […]

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Lightning Strikes

October 10, 2018

You cannot prevent lightning from striking, but you can take steps to minimize the damage it can cause. Deaths by lightning in 2018 are down so far from the average (18 fatalities vs. 49 on average). But lightning is the leading cause of injury and death from natural disaster other than floods. However, even though […]

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Proud Sponsor of La Mesa Oktoberfest

September 20, 2018

At Teague Insurance, we enjoy giving back to our community. We are proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 La Mesa Oktoberfest. Located on La Mesa Boulevard and right around the corner from our office, we can’t wait to be a part of the excitement (We can almost smell the bratwursts on the grills!). […]

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Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

November 17, 2017

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this time of year, when the days keep getting shorter and shorter? Those answers can differ […]

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Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

November 3, 2017

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still, technology already plays a big role in the way we drive. Nowhere is […]

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Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

October 20, 2017

As a busy homeowner, it’s easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects should be in the “long-term maintenance” category. But putting them on hold for too long can have […]

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

October 6, 2017

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could result in a multi-car accident. And you could be held liable to others for the cost […]

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