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Ever Wished Your Insurance Agent Would Just Freaking Listen to You?

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Ever wished your insurance agent would just freaking listen to you? I sat and had a conversation with Van Baird at Van Baird State Farm Agency several weeks ago after having applied for insurance for our nonprofit. It was an enjoyable conversation and I could tell that he was genuinely interested in supporting our cause.
Van Baird (photo: Van Baird)
Van Baird State Farm Agency
Little did I know how well he was paying attention. The underwriters contacted him and said they were not going to be able to write the policy. When he inquired why, the explained that Feed the Hungry Forsyth, Inc. transported food and they were concerned about the liabilities if someone got sick from eating some of the food. Because Van had paid attention during our conversation, he knew that the Bill Emerson federal Good Samaritan Food Donation law and State of Georgia Good Samaritan Food Donation laws protect us from these kinds of liabilities (as they also protect restaurants donating food). Without even calli…