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FOX25 Feature: Stretching Your Dollar – Car Insurance

Tom Skelly, Vice President of Sales & Strategy here at Deland, Gibson, was featured this week on FOX25’s “Stretching Your Dollar” segment. This week the focus was on Car Insurance, and Skelly offers multiple tips on how your lifestyle, actions, and coverage adjustments could save you money and lower your monthly bills. Watch the Video here: Or click here to watch the video [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Company, Personal Insurance, Press Releases|

OSHA Penalty Adjustments To Take Effect August 1, 2016

As you may have heard, in November 2015, Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. The Department of Labor is adjusting penalties for its agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In a nutshell, OSHA’s maximum penalties, which were last adjusted in 1990, will increase by 78%. Going forward, the [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Insurance, Business Resources, Resources|

Tom Skelly Appointed to MIIF Board of Directors

Press Release: THOMAS F. SKELLY, JR. APPOINTED TO MASSACHUSETTS INSURERS INSOLVENCY FUND BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Wellesley Hills, MA) Insurance Commissioner Daniel Judson has appointed Thomas F. Skelly, Jr. to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Insurers Insolvency Fund. Skelly fills a vacant position on the Board which is reserved for a representative of insurance producers. There are 9 members [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Company, DG Community, Press Releases|

National Insurance Awareness Day

It's National Insurance Awareness Day! This day was created as a reminder to review your insurance coverage. Think you need a change? Speak to a risk advisor at Deland, Gibson with any questions or concerns today: call us at 781-237-1515 or email us at

By | June 28th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Personal Insurance|

Hiring Employees for your New Business?

How are you going to structure your staff?  Are you going to hire W2 employees or 1099 independent contractors?  What does that mean for insurance? First step, if you are going to hire W2 employees you are going to need a Federal Employer Identification Number.  Sign-up online at The U.S. Small Business Administration has resources for taxes and reporting your [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Insurance, Risk Managment|

DGU White Paper: 21st Century Bank Robbery

From email scams to impersonation, it is essential for businesses to prepare with training and education on best practices to mitigate and prevent exposure to these newest forms of thievery.

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Business Resources, DG University Resources, Resources|

We Feed Those In Need: The Abundant Table

On March 2nd, twelve people from the Deland, Gibson team volunteered an evening at The Abundant Table in Norwood.  The evening was to help fulfill the non-profit's mission "We Feed Those In Need". Hot dogs were grilled, baked beans were cooked and salad was prepared for takeout or in-house meals for over 80 people in the surrounding cities and towns [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Company, DG Community|

NFIP: Upcoming Changes for Flood Insurance

As of tomorrow, April 1, 2016, many changes will affect the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), impacting businesses, homeowners, and insurance agents & brokers. Congress recently passed both Biggert-Waters and the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA) in an effort to strengthen the NFIP. The new HFIAA-imposed changes will take effect on April 1 for any individual with [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Insurance, Personal Insurance, Specialty Insurance|

Cyber Security: Relying on the Luck of the Irish?

Who do you know that’s relying on the Luck of the Irish to keep their business safe from Cyber Attacks? According to a recent study by Price Waterhouse Coopers, only about 47% of businesses perform periodic risk assessments on their security systems. Deland, Gibson Insurance will perform a Risk Assessment for any business that: Stores credit cards in their computer [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Insurance, Risk Managment|

IT Security – Are Your Employees Sidestepping Security?

In business, we hope that our employees are looking for opportunities to minimize wasted time, be the most productive, and do their best work as efficiently as possible. However, workarounds done in the name of efficiency could be your business' future security issue. This interesting article from Data on the Edge, 5 Ways Your Employees Sidestep Information Security Policies, highlights the [...]

By | February 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Insurance, Business Resources, Resources, Risk Managment|