Items Tagged with 'insurance'


Court backs insurer in payout case

July 26, 2018
DETROIT — A federal court has ruled in favor of an insurance company, which refused to pay $300,000 after a man and his mother died in a head-on crash. Read More

Insurance company hires division president

June 21, 2018
A local insurance company has named a new president for one of its divisions. Read More

Under lock and key: Are your family assets protected?

October 20, 2017
Asset protection is a concern for almost all individuals. Read More

Health premiums to rise 16.7 percent in individual market

October 24, 2016
The nearly 400,000 people who buy their own health insurance in Michigan will see premiums rise by an average of 16.7 percent next year, a sticker shock that insurers and the government say can be offset for those who qualify for tax credits. Read More

‘I can’t find the buyer anymore!’ Here’s why …

April 24, 2015
Recently, I received the following letter: Read More

Terrorism insurance lapse could impact real estate

Cost for commercial coverage could rise if risk insurance act isn’t renewed.

November 28, 2014
On Sept. 10, 2001, few insurance companies in America were seriously concerned about a need for terrorism insurance. On Sept. 11, 2001, the world and those concerns changed. Read More

Bank sells insurance operation

January 28, 2014
A global bank is selling 42 of its insurance offices — and Grand Rapids is among the markets the company is exiting. Read More

Legislature approves abortion insurance law

December 12, 2013
LANSING — Republican legislators passed a law Wednesday to ban almost all abortion coverage from health insurance plans in Michigan — unless an additional policy is bought, ignoring Democrats' pleas to allow a statewide vote instead. Read More

Spectrum Health opens downtown clinic for uninsured patients

August 12, 2013
Spectrum Health opened a new clinic in downtown Grand Rapids this month that will mainly serve lower-income individuals — who have had a hard time finding a doctor to handle their primary medical care, often due to lack of insurance. Read More

Meg Goebel covers community at Paul Goebel Group

July 29, 2013
When Meg Goebel took over the family’s insurance business, she expected to follow in her father’s footsteps. She just didn’t expect them to end so soon. Read More