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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What Will My General Liability Insurance Cover?

General liability insurance is one of the most important types of insurance you can buy to protect your business. It is a broad type of coverage that provides protection against general risks. General liability coverage protects you from third-party claims made against your business, such as bodily injury and property damage. It does not cover workplace injuries sustained by your employees – those are covered...

Do I Need Tornado Insurance In My Area?

According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), approximately 1,200 tornadoes touch down in the U.S. every year, with wind speeds as high as 300 mph. Peak tornado season is April through June or July. The most severe tornadoes tend to occur in the spring when they strike the Southeast, a more densely populated area than the Great Plains. III states that the South has more...

Insuring Farm Vehicles: Do I Need Commercial Auto Insurance Or Agribusiness Insurance?

If you are in the field of agriculture, agribusiness insurance can help protect your entire business, including your farm equipment. If you have vehicles used on your farm or in your business, you will likely want to include commercial vehicle insurance in your agribusiness insurance package. Our knowledgeable agent can advise you on the insurance coverage you need and help you find the best available...

7 Most Common Driving Hazards & How To Avoid Them

It can be hazardous to set out on the roadways today. Heavy traffic, dangerous driving behaviors, and other factors can turn our streets and highways into an obstacle course for motorists. The following are some of the most common driving hazards and what you can do to avoid them. Congested Traffic Traffic jams and congestion can lead to accidents. When you are driving in heavy...