Welcome to United Agencies Small Business Insurance Division

We help small businesses buy insurance. We shop your coverage to many carriers, and then we help you navigate the confusing waters of business insurance, expediting your coverage. We operate across the entire United States and we're typically capable of responding with helpful suggestions within 48 hours of your initial contact with our office. We like helping people to solve their business insurance problems! (see United Agencies Newsletter)

“United helped us to implement our business insurance program. We received an unexpected bonus: friendly and useful advice. We also got a reasonable price and a good insurance policy. I recommend these folks to every business I know.”
              - A.C. of Columbus Ohio

“Thank you for your endorsement of our company. I attribute your satisfaction to the people that serve our customers. Our staff members are the key to our success, and yours. We'll always do our best to deliver meaningful, value added service, broad policies and reasonable pricing”, says Mr. Coates, founder of the firm.

Dana Coates, United Agencies, Inc. - United Western Division,  President

Dana Coates

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As a member of United Agencies, we provide virtually all forms of insurance services 
to businesses throughout the USA:

Small Business Insurance Quick Coverage:

Small Business Insurance Policy coverage can be arranged in a short period of time through quality insurance carriers. Even though we have the buying power of a $200 million dollar company, our focus is on Small Business Insurance, and we specialize in this area.

With its roots dating back to 1918, United Agencies enjoys a history that establishes them as a highly respected senior member of the insurance community.

Working directly with our experienced team members will ensure that you get what you expect when you have a claim or call for help, including the expert value added services we are well known for.

Specialized Insurance Services:

Although the company provides services to several large nationally operated businesses, our strength lies in providing the general business insurance needs of companies with less than 500 employees.

This website represents a special division within our network called "The Small Business Insurance Center", which focuses on smaller regional customers.

This division is easily accessible on the Net by using the link to this site: www.tsbic.com

  

Technology-specific Policies:

With online instantantaneous quotes for ISP / WISP companies and other technology firms, including insurance coverage for the Machine Shop Industry, and Construction Contractors, buyers can receive quotes quickly and policy coverage is usually activated the same day.

D and O Liability Insurance Coverage:

Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability and Professional Errors & Omissions Liability (also known as E & O or Malpractice) are key areas of our focus. (Click for D&O Application)

Health & Disability Insurance:

Other areas in which we provide immediate solutions include Group Health and Hospitalization, and Workers' Compensation

Click for Group Health Risk Evaluation Questionnaire
Click for Group Health Census Form

Insurance For Non-profit Organizations

Scouting, summer camp, YMCA, churches, etc.

Motorcycle Insurance Program

Another of our specialized services is our Motorcycle Insurance Program that allows riders to activate coverage instantly by use of their credit card at BrosClub.org

United is staying ahead by blazing the trail.

Proactive as compared to reactive

February 17th, 2015

A lot of people scoff at today?s frequent use of the word ?proactive?. It started to resurface in the early 1980?s when author Kenneth Blanchard used it in his bestselling book, The One Minute Manager.

The term Proactive had originally been coined by a Jewish prisoner during world war two. Since then the word and its use have evolved to mean "to act before a situation becomes a source of confrontation or crisis" vs. after the fact.

What do you give to a guy who's walked on the moon?

February 16th, 2015

We asked ourselves the question that countless others have, no doubt, asked
"what do you give to a guy who's walked on the moon? "
By comparison, almost anything could be looked upon as insignificant...

This past summer, at the tail end of our family's month long journey through Italy, Gina and I excavated a tiny speck of Earth's history, a piece of the Roman Road from along the path that leads to the Coliseum.

First-Aid ? January 1, 2015 BEWARE New Rules Apply

February 15th, 2015

On January 1, 2015 new rules went into effect, as imposed by The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) . These new rules require employers to report all claims to their insurers, even those considered first-aid or small claims.

What you need to know about the Anthem breach ? Made available to UWIB.com clients by Dana Coates, an article written by Steve Haase

February 6th, 2015
Cyber-Liability Insurance Coverage from UWIB.com

As you may have heard already, Anthem Inc., the second-largest healthcare insurer in the US, announced on Wednesday that it was cyber attacked. Medical and personally identifiable information (PII) of 80 million customers and employees of the insurance colossus were potentially exposed, according to the Wall Street Journal (http://www.wsj.com/articles/health-insurer-anthem-hit-by-hackers-1423103720), which could make this the largest healthcare breach ever.

6 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Employee Crime

January 21st, 2015

We recommend that every small business owner consider the following best practices to reduce the risk of employee crime:

Perform thorough background checks (in accordance with law) of all potential hires; don?t take shortcuts or assume.

Make sure there is clear accountability for every position in the organization and no position has broad enough power to authorize payments without the consent of another individual. Seek to set up a system of checks and balances.

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