A $2.1 Billion Problem – Cyber Liability!

      In Insurance, there are always new and important emerging risks. In today’s world, more and more of our businesses are moving away from paper and forming electronic processes. With that, there is a lot of exposure for individuals, but more so businesses. A recent Chubb Insurance survey stated that 43% of Data Breaches involve Small Businesses. According [...]

By |2019-09-30T17:06:43+00:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

DGGC 2nd Annual Fundraiser Open House Success for Deland, Gibson

      “Giving back to the communities where we live and work” The Deland, Gibson Insurance 2nd Annual Fundraiser Open House was an event that took place on Thursday, September 19th and was hosted by the Deland, Gibson Giving Committee. (DGGC) The purpose of the event is to meet and network with our company partners as well as shed [...]

By |2019-09-27T18:43:58+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Common Exposures of Craft Breweries

Common Exposures of Craft Breweries:   Ninety-seven percent of breweries currently operating in the United States are classified as regional craft brewers, microbreweries or brewpubs. This section of the industry differs from more traditional, large-scale brewers, presenting owners with a unique set of risks that must be considered. Premise Liability When you open your property to the general public you [...]

By |2019-09-26T19:31:45+00:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates Recognized as IIABA’s Best Practices Agency

          Wellesley Hills, Ma 9/16/2019 – Deland, Gibson Insurance is part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group. Each year since 1993, IIABA and Reagan Consulting, an Atlanta-based management consulting firm, join [...]

By |2019-09-16T20:18:37+00:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

California Earthquakes – CA Department of Insurance

There were recently two strong earthquakes in Southern California over the July 4th Holiday. The earthquakes had a magnitude of 6.4 on July 4th and 7.1 on July 5th. These seismic events raised a lot of questions regarding Earthquake insurance that would protect people’s homes and properties. The CA Commissioner of Insurance, Ricardo Lara put out a statement requiring California [...]

By |2019-07-30T17:16:30+00:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Deland, Gibson Renews Five Star Agency Designation

      Deland, Gibson Insurance RENEWS FIVE STAR AGENCY DESIGNATION The Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) has renewed the prestigious Five Star Agency Designation for Deland, Gibson Insurance of Wellesley.  MAIA noted that Deland, Gibson has been a Five Star Agency since 2000 and continues to demonstrate excellence in the five imperatives associated with the designation: Customer Focus, [...]

By |2019-06-26T20:23:36+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Top 10 Reasons to Purchase EPLI

Even with EPL Claims on the rise, so many clients still opt out of purchasing Employment Practices Liability Insurance because it is “more money” they must spend on their insurance policies. Although it looks like savings at the start, if something goes wrong, the cost to cover the claim with no EPL Insurance would be significantly higher than initially paying [...]

By |2019-06-26T19:41:59+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Deland, Gibson Launches New Company, GRIP HR Consulting

    Deland, Gibson Launches New Company, GRIP HR Consulting (Wellesley Hills, MA) 6/6/2019: GRIP HR Consulting (GRIP HR) has announced that they are officially open for business. Launching June 3rd, GRIP HR will fill a void for small and medium- sized businesses with turnkey Human Capital resources. Ryan Tipping, Managing Partner, and Chip Gibson, CEO Deland, Gibson Insurance, founded [...]

By |2019-06-06T17:12:42+00:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Company, Group Benefits & HR, Press Releases|

The Importance of an Umbrella Policy

When consulting with a client on their umbrella policy (also known as excess liability) the question of “How much insurance do I need?” ALWAYS comes up. It is a tricky question, but the answer is: “More than you may think!” The reality of the situation is that as an insurance agent we always need to recommend higher limits but the [...]

By |2019-05-31T19:05:13+00:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Pioneer Institute Hewitt Healthcare Lecture Recap

On Monday the 8th I was fortunate enough to attend the Pioneer Institute’s event featuring Alex Azar, the US Secretary of Health and Human Services. The long and short of this is that he has a big job and one piece of that is running the largest health insurance company in the world: Medicare & Medicaid. Saving the politics, his [...]

By |2019-04-25T12:43:12+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|