No-Fault Reform Update: Change in Medical Benefits

*Note: This update is CRITICAL and effective IMMEDIATELY* August 22, 2019 – Effective June 11, 2019, when no-fault reform was signed into law, claims sent to the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) no longer have unlimited Personal Injury Protection (PIP) AND the circumstances changed when an injured person ends up in the MACP. Benefit level […]

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Essentials Every Small Business Owner Should Consider

“Protect the business, protect the family.” The above quote is the mission of every small  business owner. Especially when the family and the business are one and the same, which is often the case for small businesses. This issue deals with several essential things every small business owner should consider to ensure the business and, […]

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Mt. Pleasant Agency, Inc. – Central Insurance Welcomes Agent Julie Gronda

MT. PLEASANT, Mich., June 12, 2019  — Mt. Pleasant Agency, Inc. – Central Insurance is proud to announce and welcome Julie Gronda to its team. Gronda is a licensed agent and brings with her over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has first-hand experience assisting clients with claims, securing coverage for their […]

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Governor Signs No-Fault Reform Bill

May 30, 2019 This morning, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law sweeping changes to Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance law. The legislature overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan no-fault reform package after weeks of negotiations between the legislative leadership. Senate Bill 1 contains PIP choice levels, an automatic rate rollback on PIP premiums, and a medical fee schedule, […]

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No-Fault Reform Deal Struck

May 24, 2019 Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Speaker Lee Chatfield, and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey announced they have reached a compromise on reforming Michigan’s auto no-fault law. After days of closed-door negotiations, the leaders rolled out Michigan’s first major changes to no-fault in decades. Votes are expected later today in both chambers to send the […]

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House Passes No-Fault Reform Package

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Early this morning, May 9, 2019, the House of Representatives voted to make sweeping changes to Michigan’s no-fault insurance law. After the Senate passed its own no-fault reform proposal on Tuesday, May 7, the House voted 61 to 49 to advance House Bill 4397 to the Senate. Three Democrats joined all 58 Republicans in supporting […]

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Winter Power Outage Tips

Dealing with a power outage never comes at a convenient time, but when it happens in winter it’s not only inconvenient, it can be downright dangerous. For many, not having electricity can mean no heat in their homes and, sometimes, no water. With the “Polar Vortex” and sub-zero temperatures Michigan and other states have been […]

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‘Tis the Season for Vehicle Break-ins

From credit cards to bags full of merchandise, people keep more valuables in their vehicles this time of year, making for easy thieving. As holiday shopping picks up speed, here are some tips to help protect vehicles from break-in. Break-in prevention tips  Keep valuables out of sight If your vehicle is free of items like sunglasses, […]

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Terry Kunst Honored by National Society as 25 Year CIC

MT. PLEASANT, Mich., December 12, 2018 — Terry Kunst, CIC, of Mt. Pleasant Agency, Inc. – Central Insurance was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC), a leading national insurance professional organization. Mr. Kunst was awarded a certificate marking more than 25 years of participation as […]

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Common heating mistakes to avoid this winter

‘Tis the season for tossing logs into the fireplace or cranking up the furnace. Heating your home during the winter months can be costly. One of the most relied upon systems in your home is your furnace. Sadly enough, it may also may be the most neglected system. It’s often tucked in a closet or […]

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