Frequently Asked Questions

Will W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc. provide me with insurance company's applications?

Yes, we have the majority of our applications in PDF format available to download online.

What type of applications do you require?

There are companies who will accept Acord applications, and some that require the use of their own forms. There are also companies that will accept or require both.

How do I write a policy with W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc.?

As a properly licensed agent, he or she will gather and complete the application, have the insured sign it, and then send in the application for approval and a quote.

Who do I report claims to?

Directly to W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc. unless instructed differently by your policy.

If my insured needs a certificate of insurance, can I issue it from my office?

No, the certificate must be issued by W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc.

Does W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Placement, Inc. have direct bill system?

Yes some of our carriers will direct bill upon receiving the down-payment. Other policies are agency billed from W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc.

Does W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc. offer an account current billing arrangement for brokers?

Yes, a monthly broker statement is produced – please contact us for details

Does my insured have to pay in full, or do you offer financing?

Yes. Gateway Premium Budget, Inc has an established relationship with W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc. – please contact Beth Van Horn

Will W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc. accept an insured's check, or do I have to pay with my agency check?

We will accept Agency check only – unless previous arrangement has been made with WA Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc.

If my state requires a diligent search, declination affidavit or similar form, will W.A. Schickedanz Agency, Inc./Interstate Risk Placement, Inc. file the form on my behalf?

Requirements vary by state, however, if the form is filled out completely and accurately then it can be filed by us. (We file affidavit and taxes on policies.)

Industry Tips

Commercial Auto & Garage Coverage

National Indemnity offers Commercial Auto and Garage coverages on many types of tow risks.

Read more ...