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 multiple checks from your insurer as you make temporary repairs, permanent repairs and replace damaged belongings. Here's what you need to know about claims...

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...

After-Marriage Checklist: What to Do After ‘I Do’

Congratulations! As anyone will tell you, marriage changes your life. But maybe a little less obvious is how getting married impacts your financial picture and changes your particular insurance needs....

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...

What Is Dry Drowning?

It’s every parent’s worst fear: You’re enjoying the pool with your kid one minute, and heading to the emergency room the next. Such was the case with four-year-old Elianna Grace, who was...

EMC Insurance: New Technologies Complicate Windshield Replacement

EMC Insurance: New Technologies Complicate Windshield Replacement Auto windshields can be damaged in a variety of ways, ranging from rocks to storm damage, accidents to extreme temperature...

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...
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