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    Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster

    A safe home, a regular routine, a soft bed – the things that bring you comfort bring your pet comfort, too. It’s so important to give some advance thought to how you’d handle your pet responsibilities during and after a disastrous storm or other event. Your family emergency plan should include considerations for Fluffy or […]

    March 18, 2020

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    Why You Need Service Line Coverage

    Let’s spare a moment for something most of us use every day yet probably take for granted: our service lines. We rely on them for access to water, electricity, gas, Internet connection, and more, but only think about them when service is interrupted. And when that happens, you may be surprised by what your basic […]

    February 20, 2020

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    Stay Safe on (and off) the Road This Winter With These Items for Your Car

    You keep your home stocked with supplies to use in case of emergency. (Right?) What about your car? During winter, extreme weather and road conditions can lead to all kinds of trouble when you’re traveling — crashes, getting stuck, getting lost. And cold temperatures make those situations even more dangerous than usual. So keep a […]

    February 6, 2020

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    Telemedicine Taking Off, Reducing Health Costs

    One of the fastest growing parts of the health care system, and which touches significantly on group health plans, is telemedicine. From 2016 to 2017, insurance claims for services rendered via telehealth ― as a percentage of all medical claim lines ― grew 53% nationally, faster than any other avenue of care, according to “FH […]

    January 24, 2020

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    Controversial Law Suffers Early Legal Setbacks

    California’s controversial independent contractor law suffered its first two legal setbacks in January after trucking firms and independent truckers were able beat back at the new law in court. On Jan. 8, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled that AB 5 does not apply to independent truckers because they are covered by federal […]

    January 24, 2020

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    Make Sure You Are Posting All Required Employee Notices

    Under federal and state law, employment law posters are to be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees can see them. The list of notices is long, and they are required by a patchwork of state and federal agencies. It’s not easy to keep track of all the notices the federal and California state […]

    January 24, 2020

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    Top 10 Laws and Regulations for 2020

    The new decade is starting off with a massive swell of important new laws and regulations that will affect California businesses. There are so many new laws and regulations that companies have to be on their toes especially at the start of 2020 to get their bearings. This is the first of a two-part entry […]

    January 24, 2020

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    What to Consider When Choosing Auto Insurance

    Carrying a minimum amount of auto insurance is required by state laws, so you can’t legally drive without it. Yet while the minimum amount keeps your premiums lower, it can also put you at great risk if you have an accident. And after an accident is not the time to find out you’re underinsured. When […]

    January 13, 2020

  • Danger Carbon Monoxide

    5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

    Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

    January 2, 2020

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    When Roadside Assistance Isn’t Enough

    If you’ve ever been stuck on the side of the highway with an RV issue, you know what a life saver roadside assistance can be. Whether you need a battery charged, a tire changed, or a tow you’re often back on the road in no time — and maybe with an amusing story to chuckle […]

    December 5, 2019

We continue to closely monitor developments surrounding COVID-19 with a focus on protecting the health and well-being of our employees while simultaneously continuing to offer the top-notch service that our clients have come to expect. Effective immediately, we have decided to encourage all employees to work remotely, and until further notice.
 
We do not anticipate impacts in our ability to service your accounts. As a reminder, Armstrong offers 24/7 access to your insurance information through CSR24. CSR24 Online offers you secure access to your insurance information online 24/7 from a computer or mobile device.
 
Please call our office at 530-668-2777 with any questions.