Your Local Sturgis Independent Insurance Agency

C.L. Van Deventer Insurance Agency specializes in Auto/Car Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Business/Commercial Insurance, Life Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Insurance.

Serving Michigan and Indiana since 1905

C.L. Van Deventer Insurance Agency has one hundred and five years experience providing the highest quality insurance services to Sturgis, Sturgis and the surrounding communities.

Every Staff member at the Van Deventer Agency is cross trained in all aspects of the insurance business in order to better serve our valued customers.

Chuck Van Deventer
Carrie van Deventer
Chuck Van Deventer and Carrie Van Deventer-DouPonce
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Recent News & Updates

Understanding Workers' Comp

Workers’ comp is not a perfect system, and sometimes things can wrong or fall through the cracks. If an employee filed a valid claim, workers’ comp should cover all their medical expenses resulting from the work-related injury. If anything goes wrong with this process, it is important to find out what went wrong with the claim and get it corrected. How Does An Employee File... Read Article

5 Steps To Follow After A Car Accident

No matter how diligently you drive, car accidents are sometimes unavoidable. It is important to know about the following steps to take in case you are involved in a crash. Step 1: Check Yourself & Your Passengers For Injuries If you are injured, call 911, or asked someone else to do so if you are unable. If you have passengers in your vehicle, check to... Read Article

Cargo Insurance Vs. Commercial Trucking Insurance

Commercial carriers are required by law to have carrier liability insurance. Since this insurance provides limited coverage, and because cargo can be damaged in many different ways, most shippers request cargo insurance to protect their goods from damage, loss, or theft during transit. Commercial trucking insurance, on the other hand, is essential coverage for a business or owner-operator providing trucking services. What Is Cargo Insurance?... Read Article

Understanding Collector Car Insurance

Anyone who owns a car needs car insurance. However, collector cars are different and require a special type of auto insurance. Collector car insurance is designed specifically to provide coverage for valuable classic, antique, and collector motor vehicles. Why Do Collector Cars Require Unique Insurance? Special collector car insurance is needed for several different reasons: Classic performance and collector cars are typically more expensive than... Read Article