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Cyber Security

THEFT. It’s a serious word. You lock your business doors at night to protect your physical property; you carry property insurance to make sure a loss doesn’t impact your operations. But what happens when your electronic property is stolen? You may be thinking, “I’m a small business! No one would target me!” Wrong. According to a recent Travelers Insurance survey, 60% of cyber events affected... Read Article

Surety Bonds Vs. Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) Insurance

Surety bonds are a useful service, but not the same thing as professional liability insurance, also known as errors and omissions (E&O) insurance. You may need both surety bonds and professional liability insurance to safeguard your business. What Are Surety Bonds? A surety bond is a contract between three or more parties, issued by a surety company on behalf of a party known as the... Read Article

Driving Safely In Inclement Weather

The arrival of spring means a long break from icy, snow-packed roads and winter driving conditions. Although snow and ice may not be a problem during the warmer months, inclement weather can still cause hazardous driving conditions. High winds and heavy rains are common in the spring, and peak tornado season is during the spring and summer. Weather Hazards In The Spring and Summer During... Read Article

Can I Still See My Own Doctor After Filing For Workers' Compensation?

There is no yes or no answer to that question. Each state has its own set of complicated rules for when you can see your own doctor for a work-related injury covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Generally, but with some exceptions, your employer’s insurance company determines which doctors you see when you have filed a workers’ comp claim. Workers’ compensation can be confusing, and the... Read Article

The Surprising Business Risks You May Not Think About

Risk control consultants are the preventative care professionals of business insurance. They can help you detect potential hazards to your business’s well-being and help you understand what actions you can take to keep things healthy. Good news: Qualifying customers who have business insurance with ERIE have access to customized risk control services. That’s just one more way we’re looking out for you. Learn more: How... Read Article