Why is Business Continuity Important?

Companies today face an unprecedented number of exposures. The frequency and severity of weather-related events seem to be increasing and reliance on a complex network of technology and supply chains is expanding. Both trends leave businesses susceptible to a variety of existing and emerging risks. Managing these risks by developing a business...

Travelers Insurance: Preventing Frozen Pipes for Businesses

Winter is around the corner and cold temperatures can reach areas of your facility that you cannot see or seldom visit, such as: ·        Crawl spaces; ·        Closets; ·        Enclosed spaces...

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber threats have become a common occurrence for all businesses, but in spite of the increased risk of cyber attacks, many companies are not heeding the potential threat to their own...

Ergonomics for the Road Warrior

The modern office for the road warrior could find you working anywhere at any time, from early mornings at the corner coffee shop to red-eye flights at your airplane’s seatback tray table. You...

Motor Vehicle Accidents in Workers Compensation

Today’s cutting-edge technology allows cars to steer themselves, maintain safe following distances, brake automatically, and warn drivers of nearby vehicles. Yet, despite these safety...

What is errors and omissions insurance?

As you may know, business liability insurance covers losses related to bodily injury, property damage or advertising injury. But what happens, and who pays, when a printer neglects to catch...

This is why a Clear Desk Policy is Smart for Every Business

We all have that coworker (or maybe we ARE that coworker) with the messy desk. Stacks of papers, post-it notes, pens, pencils, note tablets, folders, daily calendars, and any number of objects...

Business Identity Theft: An Emerging Threat

Individuals are not the only ones at risk of identity theft. Increasingly, businesses are struggling with criminal use of their identity for tax fraud, credit card and other financial fraud, as well...

3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

Much like sunscreen, business insurance is one of those things you don’t realize how important it is until you’ve been burned: A lot of entrepreneurs don’t have it, and those who do, may not be...

Opioids: How Are They Affecting Your Workplace?

We hear a lot about the opioid epidemic in our country, that is, the use and abuse of pain medications including oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine and fentanyl. These medications were nearly unheard of...

Understanding Inland Marine Insurance

Don’t let the term “inland marine” confuse you. As opposed to “marine insurance,” which covers products when transported over water, inland marine insurance covers products, materials and equipment...

What’s the difference between an Additional Insured and a Certificate Holder?

The key difference between an additional insured and a certificate holder comes down to whether you have coverage under someone else’s insurance policy. This only applies if you’re named as...

Happy 4th of July!

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy 4th of July! Our offices will be closing at 1:00pm on Tuesday, July 3rd and we will be closed the entire day on Wednesday,...

Refer a friend and receive a $25 Amazon gift card!

A majority of our customers come from referrals - we are grateful for the trust each of you put into us. That is why we want to give back by giving a $25 Amazon gift card for each referral. If you...

Employment Practices Liability & Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

To qualify for Employment Practices Liability some insurance companies require you to submit your Equal Employment Opportunity Statements. What is this you may ask? Well it is that small statement you...

Are interns covered on Workers Compensation in Illinois?

Are interns covered on Work Comp? It’s that time of year - Chicago area businesses will be adding college interns to their summer workforce. Whether they are paid interns or not - the question is “Are...

Building Property of Others Coverage in Illinois

Illinois Building Property of Others Coverage in Illinois  I know I have talked about this in the past, but I have been running into a lot of leases recently that address this topic. I am seeing more...

The Marijuana Conversation: What's Next

"The Marijuana Conversation: What's Next" is the fifth installment in NCCI's Marijuana Conversation series aimed at exploring the issues surrounding marijuana's impact on workers...

Does my business need terrorism insurance?

Terrorism insurance is offered separately or as a special addition - called an “endorsement” or “rider” - to your standard commercial property insurance policy. A standard business policy alone...

EMC Insurance: Drones 101 - Tips for Your Company’s Written Policy

Drones - or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) calls them - have become a hot tech trend. Their current and projected use increase nearly every day. They...
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