Dawson Insurance Blog

Start a Small Business In Georgia

Start a Small Business Small businesses are thriving and new small businesses are started every day. While it can seem very difficult to get started, there are resources available. The Georgia Department of Economic Development has put together a wealth of...

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Understanding Business Owners Policies (BOPs)

SMALL BUSINESS INSURANCE BASICS It may sound like a dance craze from the 1950s, but a BOP—a Business Owners Policy—can protect your small business against today’s most common risks. Fire, burglary, liability and business interruption losses are all covered under a...

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Surviving Severe Cold Weather

As the temperature plummets, here's some tips and reminders from the Insurance Information Institute on what to do to survive sever colder weather. Much of the country periodically experiences severe and sustained cold weather, with snowfalls interspersed...

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Safe Holiday Presents

Nothing beats the sheer joy on the face of a child opening a new toy at Christmas. However, many children are injured this time of year from poorly thought-out gifts. So, whether you are buying for your nieces and nephews, or screening your children's...

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Renters Insurance

If you own your home and have it financed, you are required to carry homeowners insurance. If you rent, however, there typically isn't anyone requiring you to carry insurance. According to the Insurance Information Institute, less than half (41%) of...

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10 Things to Do if You Are in an Auto Accident

We hope you never need these, but if you're ever in an auto accident, here's 10 things to do immediately. Stop your vehicle and move it to a safe location. The law requires you to stop at the accident scene. Check all parties for injuries and call for medical...

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Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

Fall has arrived and there are a few simple things you can do now to maintain your home that will help prevent winter insurance claims. Some ideas you might want to consider: Have your furnace cleaned and inspected by a qualified technician. Keep flammable materials,...

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Safety Tips for Halloween

Safe Kids Worldwide has put together an excellent list of Halloween safety tips that we wanted to share and encourage you to review them with your children. HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and...

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Avoid Buying Flood Damaged Autos

The floods that came with the recent hurricanes means the used car market may be "flooded" with vehicles that sustained water damage. The following article from our partner, Guide One Insurance, will help you stay away from damaged vehicles. Avoid Buying...

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Business Life Insurance

Most people think of life insurance as a "personal" insurance purchase, but life insurance has many uses in businesses as well. Some of the most common uses are: 1.) Employee Benefit - It's common these days for a compensation package to include some level...

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