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James Dick, CPCU, AAI

About James Dick, CPCU, AAI

James is a licensed Property and Casualty broker working as Sales Manager for all of Merriam’s insurance programs. He and his wife love to travel and eat foods from around the world. James holds a BA in Classics from Washington and Lee University.

Sales Manager
Schenectady, NY

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Wagon Ride Safety at Your KOA

What is it about riding on a tractor or horse-pulled wagon that brings out the kid in just about everyone? Whatever the reason, it is imperative that your KOA takes the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of your guests and staff. Whether your wagon is being pulled by a...

Wagon Ride Safety at Your Campground

What is it about riding on a tractor or horse-pulled wagon that brings out the kid in just about everyone? Whatever the reason, it is imperative that your campground takes the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of your guests and staff. Whether your wagon is being pulled by a...

Can Your Campground Function Without Electricity?

What would happen to your campground business if, through no fault of yours, no electricity was available? What if the power outage occurred during a holiday weekend? While some tent campers might be excited about the opportunity to be in unimproved nature, how would your RV guests feel about paying...

Can Your Inn Function Without Electricity?

What would happen to your inn business if, through no fault of your own, no electricity was available? What if the power outage happened during a holiday weekend or on a weekend when you had a wedding booked? 40,000 vacationers were recently forced off the Outer Banks, the popular North...

Equipment Breakdown Coverage for Your Home

The summer of 2016 was very busy for Nick and Brittany Desso—they were moving, buying a house, and getting married, almost all at the same time. They used the Merriam team to help them find the right home insurance. They appreciated the thoroughness of the Merriam team in asking questions...

Avoiding 5 Common Injuries

It is difficult to eliminate the possibility of all accidents, but a few moments of awareness education, along with diligent planning and follow-through will certainly reduce their likelihood! 1. Wet Floors: Whether from melting snow or ice, rain, or everyday spills, wet floors always pose a hazard. Have plenty of "wet floor" signs available. Make sure that every employee understands their responsibilities for ensuring that all surfaces are kept safe and dry.