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Instant Auto Insurance Quote Illinois

MJM Insurance of Swansea MO Enhances Insurance Quote Automation for Buyers

Instant Auto Insurance Quote  |  Illinois  MJM Insurance of Swansea  |  (618) 277-2000 Through a new auto insurance quote engine on our website, MJM Insurance of Swansea now offers the ” Instant Auto Insurance Quote Illinois ” platform.  This platform provides instant auto insurance quotes from multiple carriers.  As an Independent Insurance Agency, our licensed insurance agents have access to more than 15 different personal and commercial line insurance carriers.  This new system makes shopping for insurance easier for the consumer.

The new automated system is available to Illinois residents at https://swanseainsurance.agency/insurance-quote/.

MJM Insurance of Swansea offers competitive rates through Travelers, Safeco, EMC, Columbia Mutual, Kemper Preferred, Madison Mutual, Progressive, The Hartford, West Bend, Chubb and dozens more.  Enhancing the quote automation for buyers makes the process to shop and receive auto insurance quotes from multiple carriers quick and easy.

Anyone interested in receiving a quick auto insurance quote can go to the website, click on the auto insurance quote button and complete the form with as much information as possible.  In less than 5 minutes, your Instant Auto Insurance Quote Illinois will appear on the screen that includes a comparative list of Auto Insurance Quotes From Multiple Carriers. The quotes are produced based on the information entered into the system.

MJM Insurance of Swansea follows the highest industry standards to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information and secures the transmission of information through this new automated system. When you request an auto insurance quote, rest assured the inquiry does not impact your credit score, or show up on your credit report.

When buying auto insurance, it’s important to consider not only the price, but also the carriers and the coverages.  The following information is provided as a guide to the insurance coverages all drivers need to consider.  MJM Insurance of Swansea agents are readily available to assist consumers with questions about Illinois auto insurance.

AUTO INSURANCE COVERAGES TO CONSIDER

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CLICK THE LINK IN THE SIDEBAR FOR YOUR INSTANT AUTO INSURANCE QUOTE 

Liability Coverage. Liability is required by law. It protects the other person(s) involved with an accident that is your fault.  Liability coverages include Bodily Injury Per Person, Bodily Injury Per Accident, Property Damage and Uninsured Motorists Coverage.

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage.  Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage protects you if you’re in a car accident and the other driver is at fault – and that driver doesn’t have car insurance, or only carries the state minimum!

Comprehensive & Collision. Comprehensive and collision coverages are optional and usually required if you lease or have a lien.

Comprehensive Insurance Coverages
Comprehensive will help cover costs of damage to your vehicle that result from an event that is not an accident.

Collision Insurance Coverage

Collision Coverage pays for damages to your vehicle after a collision with another car or object.

Medical Coverage

Medical coverage is an important auto insurance coverage, and also optional. Medical covers the costs (up to a limit) for injuries that you, or your passengers may have when riding in and while loading or unloading the vehicle.  You and your family may be covered as a pedestrian also.

 

OUR TEAM + ADVANCED AUTOMATION = SUPERIOR SERVICE

It is our duty to insure consumers understand what coverages may best meet their needs.  Consumers can get a quick auto insurance quote and have access to professional insurance agents–to help them make an informative decision and avoid potential risks.  Contact us now if you need anything!

MJM Insurance of Swansea is a full service independent insurance agency representing many of Illinois’s premier personal and commercial insurance carriers. With a combined experience of over 70 years in the Swansea Illinois insurance industry, our agents are knowledgeable and competent specializing in auto, home, renters, boat, motorcycle, business automobile, workers compensation, and general liability. With our utilization of cutting edge automation, we’re able to provide superior service to our clients including A+ rated insurance products.

MJM Insurance of Swansea is a supporting member of the Illinois Association of Insurance Agents and committed to the Trusted Choice Pledge, and we proudly represent many of the industry’s leading national and regional insurance companies offering competitive rates through Travelers, Safeco, EMC, MetLife, Columbia Mutual, Kemper Preferred, Madison Mutual, Progressive, The Hartford, West Bend, Chubb and dozens more.

We serve all of Saint Louis and Jefferson counties including Swansea, High Ridge, Arnold, Imperial, Valley Park, Ballwin, Eureka, Pacific, House Springs, Hillsboro, Sunset Hills, Crestwood, Manchester and St. Clair. Our professional insurance agents at MJM Insurance of Swansea can help you get the best value for your fundamental insurance needs.

For our clients’ convenience, our agents are available for after hours appointments and Saturdays. Our normal office hours are Monday – Friday from 9am to 6pm.

Get your free Instant Auto Insurance Quote Illinois online at https://swanseainsurance.agency/quote-submit/personal-insurance-quotes.

Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Home Insurance

Co-Founder of Alternatives Insurance Group is re-branding AIF to MJM Insurance

MJM Insurance of Swansea now offers more competitive products and solutions for Illinois consumers, including Illinois Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Home Insurance and Business Insurance.

Contact MJM Insurance of Swansea for more information (618) 277-2000 and click the image below to read the full article!

MJM Insurance of Swansea Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Business Insurance | (618) 277-2000

 


 

The following article was published on a variety of networks including ABC, Fox and NBC. It has also been syndicated to news RSS feeds and announced within the most popular newsdesk databases.

Marc Majnerich, co-founder of Alternatives Insurance Group, is re-branding Alternatives Insurance of Swansea to MJM Insurance of Swansea. This change is one of the many to come. MJM Insurance of Swansea opened in 2002 as a full service independent insurance agency and a corporate location member of Alternatives Insurance Group, a group membership organization of local St Louis area insurance agencies founded in 1992. The licensed insurance agents have a combined 70+ years of experience and are dedicated to provide personal and business insurance tools, resources and the most current technology. Each year, their licensed professionals maintain the certified educational requirements required by the Illinois Bureau of Insurance. The team continues to add products to specifically meet Illinois residents needs.

“Less is more” is the idea of the re-brand design concept. Less relates to narrowing down the available insurance products to a handful of key partners. Safeco, Travelers and Progressive will likely be the top three, out of more than 15 carriers, for years to come. More relates to reducing the number of carriers is a value-added benefit in that the agents and staff members are able to stay on top of current trends, stay educated and up to date on all represented carrier partner underwriter practices for each carrier that is represented by MJM Insurance of Swansea. In fact, a large part of the success of local captives is the fact they know the ins and outs of one single company, and they know the ins and outs very well.

In addition to the new brand and eye catching design, MJM Insurance of Swansea has incorporated a custom Client Portal allowing clients to access basic policy information, quick link to the carriers and their insurance documents 24/7. MJM Insurance of Swansea also offers a web based Consumers Rater for Illinois consumers looking for instant personal lines quotes from Safeco, Travelers, The Hartford, Progressive, EMC, MetLife and several other A+ carriers. “Our use of technology allows us to have fewer staff members yet still provide the highest quality efficiency and superior service to our clients and prospects.”, reports Marc Majnerich, owner of MJM Insurance of Swansea. MJM Insurance as a whole, is the single largest annual net written premium volume agency of the Alternatives Insurance Group.

Get instant quotes or policy access, anywhere, anytime, any device.

“Over the next few years, I plan on reaching out to strong regional insurance carriers in order to fill voids. I think offering quality products to consumers which prefer buying from local independents and regional insurance carriers will become more and more common. Buying power will be shifting from baby boomers to millennials.. and our goal to be prepared to communicate and offer technology based features as well as allow clients to dial our direct extensions with the push of a button or clicking their mouse… In fact, the new world of impatient consumers refuse to hold or verbally ask for their agent. They simply want direct contact immediately or elect to no contact at all.”, says Marc Majnerich of MJM Insurance of Swansea.

MJM Insurance of Swansea is a supporting member of the Illinois Association of Insurance Agents and committed to the Trusted Choice Pledge.

 

Illinois Auto Insurance Education | (618) 277-2000

Definitions, Premiums and Deductibles

MJM Insurance of Swansea | Illinois Auto Insurance Education | (618) 277-2000MJM Insurance of Swansea is not only an insurance agency, our licensed agents care about our clients’ well-being. We provide the tools and resources necessary for consumers to receive the proper Illinois Auto Insurance Education.  Helping you understand your policy is our duty as a Trusted Choice Agent.

As part of our Illinois Auto Insurance Education, we have included the basic information about your auto insurance policy. We encourage you to schedule a free review your individual policy for specific details on coverages, terms, limits, conditions, and exclusions.

Starting with the Basics

An insurance policy is a contract between a policy holder and an insurance company.  All policies are unilateral in that the policy holder pays the insurance company a premium. The purpose of an auto insurance policy is to make one whole, or return the policy holder back to their original condition prior to a covered financial loss.  For example: you own a 2015 vehicle with actual cash value of $20,000 and the car was totaled by a covered peril.  The recovery amount is limited to the amount of the actual loss incurred, and not the actual cash value – or replacement cost less depreciation.

Laws and Regulations

Illinois law requires motorists to have auto insurance.  No owner of a motor vehicle registered in Illinois may operate, register, or maintain registration of a motor vehicle, or permit another person to operate the vehicle, unless the owner maintains the required liability coverage.

* Proof of insurance shall be carried in the insured motor vehicle at all times. *

Illinois law requires all drivers to carry some types of coverage – at least state minimum – in the amount of $25,000 because of bodily injury to or death of 1 person in any 1 accident and, subject to the limit for 1 person, $50,000 because of bodily injury to or death of 2 or more persons in any 1 accident, and $10,000 because of injury to or destruction of property of others in any 1 accident.

The Auto Insurance Policy

MJM Insurance of Swansea | Illinois Auto Insurance Education | (618) 277-2000There are 6 primary components to your auto insurance policy and our licensed agents can help you determine the best coverages you need for your situation with a price that meets your budget.  For example: if you have 2 teenage drivers on your policy and own a $500,000 home – we would recommend enough coverage for a loss up to $500,000 so that your mortgage is covered in case of loss.

Liability Insurance protects you, the insured/policy holder, against a claim made by another party, and covers the insured’s legal responsibility to body and property damage.

  • Bodily injury liability (BI) insurance covers you if you cause an accident in which someone else is injured. Your policy is designed to pay claims for each person injured in an accident, and limits the total paid per occurrence.
  • Property damage liability (PD) insurance covers you when you damage someone else’s property. For example, your property damage will pay out when you are at fault for an accident that causes damage to someone else’s car.
  • Collision insurance pays for damage to your car if you run into another object. This coverage is not required by law, although your bank may require it if you have a lien on your car. This is commonly known as “full coverage”.
  • Comprehensive insurance covers you in case your car is damaged other than a collision. The covered perils include hail, fire, theft, flood, earthquake, explosion, falling objects, and encounters with wildlife, such as deer. Comprehensive is optional coverage and you may choose your deductible amount.
  • Uninsured/Underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) insurance covers your expenses when you are hit by a driver who does not carry adequate, if any, auto insurance. Our agents always recommend carrying uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance so that you are not left with a financial loss because of someone else’s negligence to carry auto insurance.
  • Medical insurance coverage (Med Pay/MPC) acts as primary coverage for medical expenses you and your passengers incur if injured in a motor vehicle accident, regardless who’s at fault. Med pay can help you pay your bills as soon as they are incurred.

Cost of Insurance

MJM Insurance of Swansea | Illinois Auto Insurance Education | (618) 277-2000Insurance premiums are determined by the statistics of a large group of people who share the same risk. Many factors can affect your premium, and they all help determine how likely you are to have an accident.  Click here for more information from the Insurance Information Institute.  Some of the factors that will be used to determine the cost of insurance can include your driving record, how much you drive, your age, the type of car you drive, etc.  Insurance companies obtain the ratio of exposure by analyzing industry activities and driver statistics.  For example: if you live in an area where the average age of drivers is 45 years and they have decent driving records; the risk is slim, therefore calculating a lower premium.  It’s not that simple, but you get the idea.

The Deductible

A deductible on an auto insurance policy is the amount of money you agree to pay for damages before the insurance company provides payment towards the damage/loss.  Choosing a higher deductible means there is less risk of a payout for the insurance company, and so you may pay smaller premiums.  MJM Insurance of Swansea can help you make an informed decision on how to choose your deductible. Everyone’s situation is different and we understand some may be able to afford a larger deductible, others may not.

 

Contact one of our professional agents to schedule a free auto policy review and we’ll make certain you have the best coverage at the best price!  (618) 277-2000


Insurance Terms & Definitions

National Association of Insurance Commissioners provides a glossary of insurance terms and definitions that are commonly used in the insurance business.

The definitions in this glossary are developed by the NAIC Research and Actuarial Department staff based on various insurance references. Some words and/or phrases may be defined differently by other entities, or used in a context such that the definition shown may not be applicable.

Illinois Earthquake Insurance | (618) 277-2000

Illinois Department of Insurance Suggests 

Homeowners Should Consider Buying Earthquake Coverage

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According to an article published by the Illinois Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration, many Illinoisans are having trouble getting Illinois Earthquake Insurance Coverage. Recent insurance data demonstrates that southeast Illinois is experiencing an insurance coverage crisis.

Click here to read the full article on Department of Insurance Website.

Contact MJM Insurance of Swansea today for a free insurance review and we’ll help you determine if you qualify for Illinois Earthquake Insurance.

Watch the earthquake preparedness videos created by Illinois school children!

 

Helpful Resources:

http://www.nehrp.gov/library/plan_prepare.htm

http://www.fema.gov

http://earthquake.usgs.gov

http://www.ready.gov/kit

http://dnr.mo.gov/geology/geosrv/earthquakes.htm

http://www.redcross.org

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov

http://www.eas.slu.edu/Earthquake_Center

 


MJM Insurance® of Swansea is a full service Independent Insurance Agency representing many of Illinois’s premier personal and commercial insurance carriers. We assess risks and shop for companies to find the best coverage for the lowest price. With a combined experience of over 60 years in the Swansea Illinois insurance industry, our agents are knowledgeable and competent specializing in autohome, renters, boat, motorcycle, business automobile, workers compensation, and general liability.

We serve all of Saint Louis and Jefferson counties including Swansea, High Ridge, Arnold, Imperial, Valley Park, Ballwin, Eureka, Pacific, House Springs, Hillsboro, Sunset Hills and St. Clair. Our professional insurance agents at MJM Insurance of Swansea can help you get the best value for your fundamental insurance needs.

The Illinois Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP) is responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of financial industries and professionals. The department’s seven divisions work to enforce state regulations both efficiently and effectively while encouraging a competitive environment for industries and professions to ensure consumers have access to quality products.

 

Dump Truck Insurance | Swansea Illinois (618) 277-2000

MJM Insurance of Swansea Specializes in Transportation Insurance

Dump Truck Insurance in Swansea Illinois | MJM Insurance of Swansea | (618) 277-2000If you use a dump truck in Swansea Illinois, to haul asphalt, loose materials or remove construction debris, or snow and ice, etc…, you need Dump Truck Insurance in Swansea Illinois. Depending on what you haul, you may need specialized commercial vehicle insurance also.

Illinois dump truck insurance coverages may vary among Insurance Carriers, so it is important that you work with an Agent that represents multiple, top-rated Transportation Insurance Companies.

MJM Insurance of Swansea is a full service insurance agency that has many years of experience with Illinois Dump Truck Insurance. Our connections with some of the leading Illinois dump truck insurance carriers allows us to provide the coverages your business needs.

Dump Truck owners and operators can save time from searching, and allow our insurance agents to shop your Illinois dump truck insurance to find the right coverages at the best price. MJM Insurance of Swansea works with dump truck private contractors, those who owns a single dump truck, and business owners who own a full fleet of heavy-duty commercial hauling vehicles.  We work with our carriers to insure Super Dump Trucks, Heavy Duty Haulers, Salt, Sand and Gravel Trucks, Six and Ten Wheelers, and more.

How Much Is Dump Truck Insurance in Swansea Illinois?

Dump Truck Insurance in Swansea Illinois Premiums can vary based on a number of factors that the Department of Insurance considers.  These include:

  • The dump truck itself,
  • what you’re hauling,
  • where you’re hauling it,
  • the driving records of whomever is driving the dump truck,
  • personal items anyone may be carrying in the cab, and
  • the length of time a driver has been operating the type of dump truck they want to insure.

If you’re hauling hazardous materials, chemicals or explosives, it will increase your dump truck insurance premium. And if you haul aggregate, we recommend sand and gravel haulers insurance, too.

Don’t Risk Not Having The Right Protection

Dump truck drivers should have at least the mandatory coverage required to operate commercial vehicles.  The basic policy should include bodily injury and property damage liability coverage amounts required by state law.

Dump Truck Insurance in Swansea Illinois | MJM Insurance of Swansea | (618) 277-2000Current Federal liability limit minimums for commercial vehicles are as follows:

  • Freights
    • $750,000 to $5,000,000 depending on what is being transported
  • Vehicles weighing less than 10,001 lbs. transporting non-hazardous freight
    • $300,000
  • Passenger vehicles
    • $5,000,000
  • Passenger vehicles with a seating capacity of 15 passengers or fewer
    • $1,500,000

Our agents will examine your business needs and customize a Illinois Dump Truck Insurance commercial vehicle policy that best meets your needs.  Additional dump truck insurance coverages we discuss with our clients include:

  • Non-trucking insurance: This coverage is designed for independent owner/operators with contract jobs. It provides liability insurance if you should be involved in an accident in your truck during off-work hours.
  • Motor truck general liability insurance: This coverage will protect you from liability for damage you cause to your customer’s property while operating your vehicle on their grounds.
  • Physical damage insurance: This additional coverage provides compensation for any damage to your dump truck, and is usually required by dealerships if you are leasing your vehicle.
  • Motor truck cargo insurance: If the cargo you will be hauling on your truck is valuable, you may be required to carry motor truck cargo insurance.
  • Collision insurance: This will cover the repair of damage to your dump truck if you collide with another vehicle or object.
  • Fire and theft insurance: This comprehensive insurance will provide compensation for damages to your vehicle from fire or theft.
  • Environmental insurance: This insurance will cover certain pollution-related losses and fines and the costs for restoration and clean-up, if necessary.
  • Rental reimbursement / downtime insurance: If your truck is damaged in an accident, this coverage will allow you to continue your business operations while your truck is being repaired or will cover business losses if continuation is not possible.
  • Off-season comprehensive only insurance: If your business is seasonal, this will save you money while protecting your vehicle while it is not in use.

We’re Not Like Other Insurance Agencies

Dump truck owners are required to have a financial responsibility filing that shows proof they are properly insured to protect them and other drivers from such high-risk situations.  Our agents  have the knowledge to assist drivers with the state and federal commercial auto insurance filings and will be happy to process the required state filings on your behalf.

  • BMC-32 filingDump Truck Insurance in Swansea Illinois | MJM Insurance of Swansea | (618) 277-2000
  • BMC-34 filing
  • BMC-91 and BMC-91X filing
  • MCS-90 form
  • Intrastate Truck Filings
  • Form E filing
  • Form F filing
  • Form H filing
  • Form K filing

 

Contact one of our licensed insurance agents to schedule a free insurance evaluation or call now (618) 277-2000.

 

Dump Truck Insurance Resources

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

US Department of Transportation
www.dot.gov/

The National Transportation Safety Board
www.ntsb.gov/

Directory of State Patrol and State Police
https://www.statetroopersdirectory.com

Illinois State DOTs
www.modot.org/

Illinois State MVRs
www.dor.mo.gov/mvdl/