Category Archives: General

Walton Insurance Weather Interruptions

The Walton Insurance Agency’ normal office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Though we are determined to maintain these hours through this period of severe winter weather, interruptions may delay us getting to the office or phone.  Please bear with us. You may also use our office voice mail system to… Read More »

What to do, or not do, when reporting an insurance claim

If and when you have an insurance claim to report, you should inform your insurance agent of its occurrence as soon as possible, even if you called the claim in direct to the insurance company.  Reporting direct is not only accepted today, it is encouraged by many insurance companies and agents, including this writer, IF… Read More »

The 2023 insurance industry crisis and artificial intelligence

After sustaining elevated claims expense in 2022, the U.S. Property & Casualty Insurance Industry (P&C) is now dealing with the greatest crisis in its long history.  Catastrophic weather-related property and casualty losses, driven higher by inflation, are totaling in the billions. Those affected include hundreds of reinsurance and primary insurance carriers; risk managers, independent agents… Read More »

Long Time Walton Associate Passes Away

Dean Strawn Obituary & Funeral Service   To:   Dean Strawn’s family, friends and associates We extend to you our deep sympathy on the passing of Dean Strawn.  He was a unique and fun individual with true character.  Those who knew him will never forget his hearty laugh and playfulness.  Dean never allowed anything to… Read More »