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New Coverages This April

The history of insurance goes way back several centuries. Whether it was hunting giant elk in a group to spread the risk of being the one gored to death or shipping cargo in several different caravans to avoid losing the whole shipment to a marauding tribe, people have always been wary of risk. At the time, the thought of financially [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:03+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Prepare Your Business for Severe Weather

    Over the past 10 years it seems as if the frequency and severity of storms is on the rise. Being based in the Boston area Super Storm Sandy was the most recent wake-up call to realize that this is a significant business and strategic risk for businesses. It is now apparent that firms need to think about business [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:23+00:00September 6th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Raising Money for Cotting School

Deland, Gibson Insurance At the Chubb Charity Challenge   On July 9th Deland, Gibson Participated in the Chubb Charity Challenge in Hingham at Boston Golf. It is a golf tournament where local agencies who represent Chubb participate in a charity tournament also representing and playing for a charity of choice. There are over 10 teams and non-profits represented. [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:23+00:00August 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Secondary Home Strategic Risks

Check out the attached image: img-719140947-0001 Because interest rates - including mortgages - have been at historic lows, and some confidence in the stock market may not be what is was through bull markets of the past, many people are investing in real estate. The attachment highlights a Worth magazine  article highlighting the rise in second home purchases. Purchasing a second [...]

DGHR – Tips from HRThatWorks

  If you have perused delandgibson.com you may have seen information on human resources. Often we find small to mid-sized businesses lack topnotch human resources. Those firms may or may not have an HR department and often those firms could use some help with forms and other procedures so they don't have to "re-invent the wheel".  Because of this need [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:24+00:00August 26th, 2013|Categories: Group Benefits & HR|Tags: , |

Chubb Personal Insurance

  Here is a video from Chubb explaining their services and why to pick them when purchasing homeowners insurance. Many clients do not fully utilize all of the benefits offered by companies and Chubb does a great job highlighting their services that may be very complimentary for your personal exposures:   The only caveat from this – if you are [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:26+00:00July 1st, 2013|Categories: Personal Insurance|Tags: , |

Cyber Risk – New App

  We at Deland, Gibson continuously try to educate and quantify the new and emerging cyber risks to our clients - through risk management and insurance policies. Our partner carriers are doing the same with a new application from AIG regarding cyber risk: A recent AIG survey found 80% of executives and brokers find it difficult to keep pace because [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:26+00:00June 25th, 2013|Categories: Business Insurance|Tags: , , , |

Summer

  Now that Summer is officially in full swing here is a quick reminder about the summer “risks”: Be careful with any outside burning including the annual BBQ cookouts.  Keep grills away from home and compost. Reminder – Fireworks are illegal. Be careful with any lawn equipment – take full precautions including protective eye gear and steel tip boots when working [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:26+00:00June 23rd, 2013|Categories: Personal Insurance|Tags: , , |

Renting a Car?

  Many people have the misconception that their Auto Policy covers them fully when renting a car. This may not be the case. Liability, collision and comprehensive coverage from your Auto Policy does follow when renting but only in the United States territories or Canada.   Don’t let your dream vacation turn into a nightmare. Imagine that you just landed [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:20:26+00:00June 21st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Insurance|Tags: , , |

Lightning Strike – Are You Prepared?

A lightning strike can happen in a half second and can heat the surrounding air to over 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Here are some steps you can take to protect you and your home. Stay off the phone – Phone use is the leading cause of indoor lightning injuries. Stay away from any sources of water – sinks, showers, bathtubs, pools [...]