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2018 Worker’s Compensation Rates

Workers compensation insurance rates will again dip in most states in 2018 as claims frequency declines and workplace safety continues to improve, two trends experts are crediting for the double-digit rate decreases proposed and enacted over the past several weeks. “It’s nothing new this year; it’s a continuation of what we are seeing,” said Jeff… Read More »

Ryan Walton our new Agency Assistant Manager

Author: Bob Walton | February 18, 2016 | Ryan Walton is the new Assistant Manager of Walton Insurance Agency, effective today. Ryan “has paid his dues learning the agency business and he can now apply those skills in his new position. It’s time.” So says the current Agency President, Bob Walton. Ryan graduated from Oskaloosa… Read More »

Dean Strawn’s Long Illness

Author:  Bob Walton  |  February 10, 2016  |  Updated March 15, 2016 To:  All Agency Clients Re:  Dean Strawn’s Long Illness For those of you who are not aware, Dean Strawn had arterial surgery December 2, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa. Actually, three surgeries to repair blocked leg/groin arteries were performed early on and… Read More »

Karen Binns Returns to Walton Insurance

Many of you know Karen Binns, who is returning to Walton Insurance after a long career at Mahaska State Bank, now MidwestOne. Karen will be working part time, as did Carol Porter who recently moved away from Oskaloosa. So, please stop in and say hello.

The 2013 Insurance Fraud Hall of Fame

Just when you think you’ve heard the worst-ever tale of bad behavior and that nothing new could possibly surprise you, guess again.  Get a load of these low lives who have managed to commit some truly depraved acts of insurance fraud.  Pay particular attention to the two fellows in the page 1 rogues gallery, Armin… Read More »