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Change and Continuity

The BIG Change - March 1, we are changing our name to WHA Insurance. We are excited about joining Wilson Heirgood Associates - WHA Insurance. As WHA, we will have greater capacity through carrier appointments and support services. We will continue our personal and professional commitment to comprehensive planning and attention to detail as we work with you to find ways to add value to our relationship.

Your insurance company and contract will continue the same as it is now. We will answer your questions and take care of changes you experience that affect your insurance and business.

Marvin, Christine and Gladys will continue as WHA in the Portland office. 621 SW Alder, Suite 680 Portland, OR 97205

Marvin and Sierra will continue as WHA in Eugene at the WHA office. 2930 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408

Michele is pursuing other avenues and – hopefully – a much shorter commute. Dawn Sederlin, personal lines, and Samantha Buchheit, individual medical, will be your WHA contacts.

Jacqueline chose to pursue a different line of work.

The PBP phone numbers and email will forward to WHA phone numbers and email until the transition is fully implemented.

Our WHA contact information:

Marvin – 503-735-5543
mrevoal@whainsurance.com
Christine – 503-223-3638
cwallace@whainsurance.com
Gladys – 503-223-3638
gboutwell@whainsurance.com
Sierra – 541-284-5143
srussell@whainsurance.com

Personal Lines: Auto, home, umbrella, RV, toys
Dawn Sederlin – 541-284-5139
dsederlin@whainsurance.com

Individual Medical and Medicare
Samantha Buchheit - 541-284-5834
sbuchheit@whainsurance.com

WHA Receptionist
Amanda Murphy Phone: 541-342-4441

You can contact Darby
541-341-1354
dgiannone@pbpinsurance.com


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OP-ED: Contract provisions that require arbitration in another state
04-19-2019 3:53pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

Some common provisions in construction contracts pose a significant risk to unwary subcontractors. However, with knowledge of these provisions and their interaction with federal law, a wary subcontractor can negotiate to protect itself from this risk. Large general contractors from outside of Oregon routinely include in their construction subcontracts a provision that any disputes arising ...

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OP-ED: Coca-Cola has lost its fizz, but Amazon is continuing to soar
04-19-2019 3:53pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

Dear Mr. Berko: Should I sell my 400 shares of Coca-Cola at a small loss and buy 100 Amazon? I’m looking to invest for a seven- to eight-year time frame, and I’m not concerned about the Bezos’ divorce affecting the company. But I am impressed with Amazon’s cloud business. K.G. Waterloo, Iowa   Dear K.G.: ...

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A roundup of top bidders for April 19, 2019
04-19-2019 3:52pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

A weekly compilation of the largest winning bids in the Pacific Northwest, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce Project Center. 1. Winner (intent to award): Westech Construction Inc. of Portland Amount: $11,720,241 Project: SW Jenkins Road Owner: Washington County Government (ORCPP) Cost estimate: $7,500,000-$10,500,000 Project team: not available 2. Winner (intent to award): R.L. Reimers ...

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Mixed-use proposal not ready yet, but progressing
04-19-2019 3:49pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

An appeal of the denial of a proposal to build a seven-story mixed-use building in North Portland has been continued until June.

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Remodeling industry award winners named
04-19-2019 3:40pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s Pacific Northwest chapter recently handed out 16 Contractor of the Year awards to honor achievements in a variety of categories.

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Portland neighborhood now officially historic
04-19-2019 3:33pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

Nearly 30 years after efforts were initiated to add Portland’s iconic Laurelhurst neighborhood to the National Register of Historic Places, it finally happened.

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Major development opens in South Waterfront
04-18-2019 5:09pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

Officials last week celebrated the grand opening of a two-building, 750,000-square-foot expansion of Oregon Health & Science University’s growing South Waterfront campus.

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Prospects developing beyond the metro area
04-18-2019 3:57pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

Developers and brokers are recognizing potential for multifamily projects amid a tight rental market in the mid-Willamette Valley.

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Young students present building design ideas
04-18-2019 3:53pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

Three students in either fourth or fifth grade created their own designs for a new building to house a museum now based in the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.

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OP-ED: Five reasons to get a contract signed before construction starts
04-18-2019 3:52pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce

It is construction contracting 101: get the contract signed before the shovels hit the dirt. But too frequently the signed agreement becomes secondary to starting work. This is understandable. For both owners and contractors, starting on time is critically important, particularly in the Pacific Northwest where Mother Nature is often the biggest impediment to getting ...

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Lloyd’s U.S. Chief Says They’re Ready to Get into Canadian Cannabis Market
10-02-2018 5:21pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
Lloyd’s is set to get into Canada’s cannabis market when recreational marijuana becomes legal there on Oct. 17, according to Hank Watkins, president of Lloyd’s America Inc. Watkins was speaking today at the 2018 Insurance Forum, an annual event in …
IIAV ‘Redoubling’ Hurricane Preparedness Efforts Since Following Harvey’s Texas Impact
08-28-2017 11:27am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
The Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV) is motivated to “redouble its efforts” around hurricane preparedness, particularly as it relates to flood damage, since following Hurricane Harvey’s impact in Texas, according to President and CEO Robert Bradshaw in an emailed …
Hurricane Harvey’s Flood Insurance Losses Could Match Katrina’s
08-28-2017 12:00am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
Flood damage in Texas from Hurricane Harvey may equal that from 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, said an insurance research group on Sunday. As heavy rain pounded Houston and Texas’s coastal counties, the Insurance Information …
Watchdog Group Wants California to Look into Claims in ProPublica Report
04-07-2017 3:30pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
Consumer Watchdog, a California-based advocacy group, is asking the state’s insurance commissioner to open an investigation into the alleged redlining uncovered by a ProPublica report that claims that four auto insurance companies in California mark up prices by as much …
P/C Insurance Executives Express Cautious Optimism for 2017
01-23-2017 7:34am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
A panel of financial experts discussed the opportunities and challenges they see ahead in 2017 at the Insurance Information Institute’s (III) 21st Annual Property and Casualty Insurance Joint Industry Forum, held last week at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. The …
Fintech Firms Alibaba, Tencent Support China’s New Cyber Law Despite Foreign Opposition
11-18-2016 9:53am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. rallied behind Beijing’s recently imposed cyber security law on Thursday, following criticism of it from overseas technology rivals. The country’s two tech giants also urged closer cooperation between the public and …
China’s Cyber Security Law Could Hamper Foreign Business: P/C Industry Reps
11-09-2016 8:22am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
China’s new wide-ranging cyber security law is drawing some serious apprehension from the U.S. property/casualty insurance industry. Trade associations and experts alike caution that it will create business obstacles in the world’s second-largest economy. “Most insurers already find China a …
Insurance Industry Collaboration Key to Facing Disruption, III CEO Says
10-21-2016 10:44am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
In an increasingly connected and globalized world, the insurance industry needs to work together to understand and accommodate the many disruptions it faces today and in the future, according to Sean Kevelighan, CEO of the Insurance Information Institute (III), during …
Schwarzenegger Discusses Risk at California Insurance Forum
05-09-2016 7:37pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
It turns out characters like Conan the Barbarian, the cyborg from Terminator and Dutch the protagonist in the original “Predator” movie, know a thing or two about risk. Definitely the actor who portrayed them does. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday …
Schwarzenegger, Hartwig to Headline May Southern California Symposium
04-11-2016 7:00am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will headline an event next month at a Southern California university to benefit insurance students. Schwarzenegger will be joined by Robert Hartwig, an economist and president of the Insurance Information Institute, who could be making …
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