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Everett Insurance AgencyConstruction insurance is often confusing and always complex. When the unexpected happens, the risk of underinsuring can be catastrophic. Your best defense is working with an insurance broker who combines product knowledge and a solid understanding of the perils that can occur on job sites with years of actual construction claims experience – this is a unique set of skills.

Matt Gunther started his career as a claims adjuster with Crawford Claims Adjusting, the nation’s largest commercial claims adjusting firm. Matt’s years of experience adjusting hundreds of construction claims makes him uniquely qualified to help make sure your insurance is optimized to cover both current and future risk exposures.

With Matt and Risk Strategies on your side, you can be confident that your insurance agent understands your risks and that your coverage has been structured to minimize loss. When a claim is processed, you will be represented by an agent who speaks the claims adjusters language and who will be your strongest and most capable advocate.

An Independent Advantage

We are Independent Agents in Everett, Washington, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. Risk Strategies represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies. Therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.

What is an Independent Insurance Agent?

When you decide to buy a car, you wouldn't purchase the first one you see. What if one day the automobile industry decided to make only one type of car, one make and one model. You wouldn't have a choice!

The same situation holds true for insurance. You need insurance to drive a car, to purchase a house, to protect your family's financial future and to run a small business. But if there was only one insurance company that offered only one type of insurance, you wouldn't have a choice. The only solution would be going to that one company.

With an independent insurance agent, you have choices. Independent agents are not tied to any one insurance company. One of the advantages of using an independent agent is that he or she works to satisfy your needs. You are using an expert for an important financial decision.

An independent agent has several companies that he or she can approach to get you the best coverage at the best price. And your independent agent will know the companies with the most efficient claims departments to recover your losses as quickly as possible.

When you buy insurance, you want an advocate who will properly assess the risks you face and give you an objective analysis of the marketplace, because it's up to you to make the final choice.