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 fully covered. While large corporations have staffers specifically trained to be sure the business is protected adequately, small business owners are often...

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...

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...
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