Congratulations Liam for winning our 2018 Halloween Costume Contest Benefiting Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn!

Congratulations Liam for winning our 6th Annual Halloween Costume Contest Benefiting Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn! He will receive a $250 donation in his name to Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn.  Proceeds support Hearts for Hope programs which include bedside magicians, patient parties, family comfort kits, support of reunions...

Deer are Romancing

As deer-mating season gets into full swing, Illinois motorists should be prepared to see more Bambis in the roadway, according to transportation officials. Vehicle crashes involving deer are...

2017 Hot Wheels Report

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report, which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data...

6th Annual Costume Contest Benefiting Advocate Children’s Hospital - Oak Lawn!

SEND US A PICTURE OF YOUR FAVORITE GOBLIN! We are having our 6th annual Halloween Costume Contest for kids. Winning goblin will receive a $250 donation in their name to Advocate Children’s Hospital -...

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...

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...

Considerations for Condominium Unit Owners

There have been many questions regarding an association's insurance policy and what a unit owner needs to insure. Coverage for an insurance claim is dictated by the language in the...

8 Insurance Claims that Increase in the Fall

As the seasons change, so do the types of claims adjusters see. Falling leaves create a skidding hazard for unwary drivers. Running deer and other wildlife rarely bother to look both ways before...

How To Be a Good Landlord

Many people are getting into the rental housing market as an investment, hoping to make more money in rent than they owe on their properties. There are nearly 44 million renter-occupied...

Understanding the Insurance Claims Payment Process

How are you paid? Who gets the check? Do you need to replace items immediately? After a disaster, you want to get back to normal as soon as possible and we want that for you too! You may get...

5 Essential Tips on Making Your Car Last

Just because you’ve had your car for quite a few years and racked up 100,000 or more miles doesn’t mean it’s time to send the car to the junkyard. The fact is, if you treat your car like your baby...

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...

How Smart Lighting Can Make Life Better

Can banishing the blues, sleeping soundly and waking energized be as simple as changing a light bulb? Light affects sleep/wake cycles, body temperature, hunger, physiology and behavior. So aligning...

Nationwide: 3 Ways to Save on Teen Car Insurance

For parents, having a teen driver in the house can be cause for mixed emotions. On the one hand there’s the added freedom of having another driver who can run errands and no longer needs to be...

Our obligatory end of the summer blog post - Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance.

Our obligatory end of the summer blog post... Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance. When we look for coverage to extend for a student away at school the first question is: Is the student a member...
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