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Since 1974, J.R. Prewitt & Associates has built a name as one of the premier insurance providers in our area. As we approach our 45th year, we’ve updated our name and logo to accurately position us for the future.

Our new name, The Prewitt Group, better ties our legacy of service excellence to our present-day offerings through partnerships with our vast network of top-rated insurance carriers—all aligned to provide our clients, whether personal or professional, with an unmatched portfolio of custom insurance products. It’s a brand that’s purpose-built to highlight our strength as an insurer and ability to protect you from anticipated risk.

Our new logo depicts the qualities J.R. Prewitt & Associates has come to be associated with since 1974: The shield, a universal symbol for protection from danger, risk or unpleasant experience and the lion, a positive depiction in human culture of strength and nobility.

We’ve always been committed to providing the most excellent experience today, so we can better serve you tomorrow. That’s the strength and determination you’ve come to depend on with our comprehensive approach to covering your insurance needs.

That’s “the power to mitigate risk.”

In fact, our tagline, “the power to mitigate risk,” concisely sums up what The Prewitt Group’s mission has been since our company was founded: To expertly handle all of your insurance needs whether personal or professional, with the utmost attention to detail and comprehensive protection from anticipated risk. Our new brand is a reflection of what we’ve always focused on as a family-owned and operated firm, a commitment to excellence to better serve you tomorrow.

Is General Liability Insurance Enough

Because it covers the most common lawsuits that arise from everyday business activities, General Liability Insurance is often the go-to coverage for small business owners. But, is it enough to really protect your business?

A Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy covers three primary components: premises liability, products liability and completed operations.

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In case you haven’t heard, President Donald Trump recently imposed tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum. The 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum went into effect on June 1, 2018. Trump’s goal with these tariffs is to level the playing field for American manufacturers. While these tariffs will ultimately benefit the American steel and aluminum industries, they may also impact other industries. USA Today highlights a few winners and losers of Trump’s tariffs here.

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Recently, the City of Atlanta was crippled by a ransomware attack that The New York Times called “one of the most sustained and consequential cyberattacks ever mounted against a major American city.” The city’s computer systems were held hostage after being hacked by a third party who locked them out and demanded money in exchange for re-access to the systems.

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Whether they’re big or small, workplace injuries can leave a large impact on your business. From pricey medical bills to workers’ compensation paperwork and more, the consequences of these common injuries are high. It’s important to be aware of these risks so that you can take the necessary precautions to prevent them from hurting your employees and business.

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Snow, ice, wind and freezing temperatures can cause unexpected and devastating damages to your home and business.  The last thing you want to ring in the New Year with is frozen pipes or roof damage caused by the weight of ice or snow. Though Alabama tends to have milder winters, weather is unpredictable, so it is best to prepare for the worst. After all, you never know when another snowpocalypse will surprise us. 

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As we venture into the New Year, it’s time to reflect on the happenings, both good and bad, of the past year and evaluate your insurance policies to guarantee you’re covered in the coming year. It’s a good time to ask yourself: “What could possibly go wrong over the course of the coming year?” Consider your business, family, property, home, health, vehicle, etc. How would your insurance company respond if the worst scenario occurred? 

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J.R. Prewitt & Associates is excited to welcome Alexander Kontomitras to the team as a Commercial Risk Consultant! In this role, Alexander will be responsible for bringing in new clients and educating new prospects on the changing risks to their current business. To learn more about Alexander, check out this Q&A:

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