Pekin Insurance: 6 Common Misconceptions About Workers Compensation Insurance

6 Common Misconceptions About Workers Compensation Insurance Overview: As a business owner, you don’t like Workers Compensation commercials unless you’re the lawyer paying for them. These advertisements start with an injured worker expressing worries about getting hurt on the job. Then, a lawyer cuts in and vows to fight for more money in a...

Know the pros and cons of hosting on Airbnb.

Maybe you’ve read a few Airbnb success stories. You know, the ones where someone rakes in six figures after putting space up for rent online? All of us have bills to pay, so we understand why...

Labor Day Schedule

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend! Our office will be closed on Monday September 2nd, 2019. Dan can be reached on his cell in the event...

Your College Student & Insurance

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 of the household? Home and Auto Insurance...

3 Insurance Misconceptions

Misconception 1: “I have an umbrella policy, so I’m covered for everything.” Though the intent of a personal umbrella policy is to provide an additional layer of liability protection on top of...

Marijuana Legalization Update - 5 things you need to know.

Marijuana legalization continues to be a hot topic in 2019. Most states have legalized marijuana in some form, and there is much speculation around federal activity. NCCI is monitoring legislative,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Work Comp

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) injuries in workers compensation (WC) have recently attracted the attention of legislators and other system stakeholders. With more focus on compensating those...

Insurance Options for Green Businesses

Across the country, businesses are choosing to go green. In addition to helping the planet, environmentally friendly practices and facilities can enhance the reputation of a business and lower its...

Background on: Gun Liability

Overview The idea that insurance can help prevent deaths from firearms often rises to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness following mass shootings. Advocates of the idea believe that if...

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 27th, 2019 in observance of those who have lost their lives...

2nd Annual Cruise for a Cause - Benefitting Sertoma Centre, Inc.

Be a part of the 2nd Annual Cruise for a Cause - Chicago's largest fundraiser on the water. Hosted by our very own Mitchell Zeiler, the event will benefit Sertoma Centre, Inc. This organization...

Is your home as efficient as it could be?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues in homes across the country, and they're not just annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and...

Safeco Insurance: Do I need to tell my insurance company if my dog bites someone?

You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury, but dog bites are more common than you might realize. 4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according...

Snowmelt Protection Tips

As winter ends and temperatures begin to rise (and then sometimes fall again), the accumulating water from melting snow and ice leaves your home susceptible to damage. Protect your home ahead of time...

Why Your Car Is More Likely To Be Totaled

Soaring Cost Of Parts Means Your Car Is More Likely To Be Totaled In An Accident Not only are new vehicles becoming more expensive than ever – when last we looked, the average transaction price was in...

Will you be giving that special gift for Valentine's Day?

Will you be giving that special gift for Valentine's Day? We wanted to remind you that your homeowners policy has some limitations for high valued items. “Special Limits” The personal property...

If you’ve ever wondered why your car insurance rates go up, your answers are here.

You probably don’t smile when you pay your car insurance bills. You might think about how those dollars could send you to Cancun or Punta Cana. If you’re in a particular mood, you might call or...

EMC Insurance: The Basics of Your Experience Modification Factor

Managing and understanding workers’ compensation insurance costs is a difficult task, says EMC Industrial Hygienist Krista Scott. You’ve likely heard the term “experience modification factor”...

Travelers Insurance: Two Types of Liability

An important part of understanding your responsibility for products and services is to understand how that responsibility is defined by law. Although various states and countries have differing...

A Recent Report by Lockton Companies Brings a New Spin on the Work Comp Lag Time Debate.

Reporting lag time is defined as the time between the onset of a work injury and the point at which a claim is filed with the insurer. Lag time has been a hot topic in the workers’ compensation debate...
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