Author Archives: Elliott Insurance Services

Digital Pink Slips (Liability Slips)

  
eSlips - Elliott Insurance Services

Auto insurance policy holders in Ontario, Canada can now use digital pink slips (liability slips) for their proof of insurance. If you are unaware of what a pink slip is by that name, it is that little pink piece of paper that your insurance company or broker provides you every year that shows your policy and vehicle information. A pink… Read more »

Jewellery Insurance: How to Insure Your Jewellery

  
Jewellery Insurance: Personal Articles Endorsement

Your home or condo insurance policy will most likely cover some of your jewellery, but a lot of people are unaware that there are special limits that will limit the amount paid by the insurance company if you had a claim. Depending on the insurance company, sometimes those limits are as low as $3,000 for all your jewellery combined. Some… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

  

Updated on March 17, 2020 By now we are sure almost everyone has heard about the Coronavirus. We wanted to let everyone know how Elliott Insurance Services is handling the global pandemic for our offices, employees, and loyal clients. We have contingency plans in place for how we will respond to the outbreak if it progresses further. We are asking… Read more »

Sump Pumps and Home Insurance

  
Sump Pumps and Home Insurance

In the insurance world you will hear the phrase “water is the new fire” a lot. The reason for this is that while the leading cause of property insurance claims used to be for fire, now that distinction is going towards water damage claims. Water damage is very costly to clean up as it must be done correctly to avoid… Read more »

New Vehicle and Auto Insurance (OPCF 43)

  
New Vehicle and Auto Insurance

If you have recently purchased a new vehicle or are thinking about purchasing a new vehicle, you might have some questions on how that will affect your insurance policy. Your insurance premium will be affected by changing any vehicle, but is there anything else you should be aware of with a new vehicle? We aim to demystify the experience of… Read more »

Empty or Vacant House and Home Insurance

  
Vacancy Permit - House Insurance

If you currently own a property that is vacant, you should be aware that your insurance policy might not cover that vacant property after a certain number of days. Every insurance company has different rules and coverages, but the majority of the insurance companies have rules that will void your coverage if the property is left vacant. It is important… Read more »

Tickets and Auto Insurance

  
Stop Sign - Tickets and Auto Insurance

It has happened to most drivers, we get pulled over and are given a ticket. The question though, is how is this going to affect me past paying this fine? We cannot answer to all the consequences if you were to get a ticket, but we can answer questions about tickets and your auto insurance. Hopefully you are just reading… Read more »

Start Ups and Commercial Insurance

  
Start Ups and Insurance

Starting a business is a mix of excitement, pride, and a touch of dread. You start thinking about all of the different aspects of business operations that you must have in place in order to run a successful company. One of those important pieces of your successful business puzzle is to make sure that the company you worked so hard… Read more »

What is a Mutual Insurance Company?

  
Mutual Insurance Company

Every year that you renew your insurance policy or when you quote out your insurance, you have an option that you may not have realized that you had. You can place your insurance with a Mutual Insurance company or a Stock Insurance company. The majority of Ontario citizens might not know the difference between the two types of insurance companies,… Read more »

Do I Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

  
Do I Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

It can be hard to understand the line between personal auto insurance and commercial auto insurance if you’re using your vehicle for your own business or for work. Personal auto insurance policies have specific exclusions for using vehicles on the policy for business use and that means if you were to get into an accident while using your vehicle for… Read more »