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 hear after learning a business is hiring. So & So Company is an "Equal Employment Opportunity Employer", sound familiar? The purpose of an EEO (Equal...

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...

What Happens When Your Home Insurance Doesn't Cover Self-Defense Shootings?

Gun ownership is a very serious responsibility. Most licensed gun owners are conscientious and informed about gun laws and their rights and responsibilities under those laws. Many people own guns as a...

Cruise for a Cause - Benefitting Sertoma Centre, Inc.

Be a part of Chicago's largest fundraiser on the water - hosted by our very own Mitchell Zeiler. The event will benefit Sertoma Centre, Inc., who works with individuals who have...

When a Little White Lie Leads to Jail Time: What Insurance Fraud Is and How to Avoid It

Most people assume a little white lie is harmless. When you’re filing an insurance claim for damages after a car accident, maybe you include damage to your fender that you know happened long before...

We are free because of the brave.

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of those who have lost their lives...

3 Ways the Insurance Industry Can Kick Distracted Driving to the Curb

Driver distraction is a leading cause of vehicle accidents. Nearly 80% of vehicle crashes involve driver inattention, according to research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute....

Personal Watercraft Insurance and Safety

What is personal watercraft insurance? Personal watercraft (known by brand names like Jet Skis, Sea-Doos or WaveRunners) can be lots fun on the water. But, like any moving vehicles, they are...

Do I Really Need Disability Insurance?

There are lots of things no one wants to talk about - disability insurance is one of them. But the longer you ignore it, the less protected you are against long term financial risks due to unexpected...

Why do today’s homes burn faster?

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to...

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...

Insuring against the loss of key personnel

Many businesses - especially small businesses with fewer employees - depend on a single person or a few key people for their success. If a key person becomes unable to work or dies, the business...

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...

Facts about Flood Insurance

The risk of flood damage or loss According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floods—including inland flooding, flash floods and flooding from seasonal storms—occur in every region...

4 Disgusting Bacterial Hazards That Are Lurking in Your Home

Bacteria is one of the superstars of the food world. It’s in your yogurt. It’s responsible for that sauerkraut on your bratwurst and the pepperoni on your pizza. Other bacteria can be...

Happy Easter!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a Happy Easter! Our offices will be closing at 2:00pm - Friday, March 30th in respect of Good Friday. Should there be an...

15 New Cars To Avoid

New cars just aren’t what they used to be. No, we’re not getting all crotchety and decrying the evolution in styling and technological breakthroughs that have literally reinvented the automobile...

The Marijuana Conversation: Questions Regulators and Legislators Are Asking

“The Marijuana Conversation: Questions Regulators and Legislators Are Asking” is the fourth installment in NCCI’s Marijuana Conversation series aimed at exploring the issues surrounding marijuana’s...
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