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GLASCOCK & MEENAN INSURANCE BLOG

  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage
    It's scary to realize that some drivers on the road either have no insurance or don’t have sufficient coverage....
  • Staying Safe Around Heavy Equipment
    Every year heavy equipment operators, ground workers and pedestrians are injured or killed by heavy mobile equipment used in...
  • Protecting Your Construction Site from Fire, Water and Theft
    Long after the workday ends, risks continue at construction sites, as fire, theft and water can cause significant property...
  • Earthquake Facts and Safety Tips
    Know the relevant facts and figures about earthquakes. When do they occur? How damaging are they? What do you...
  • Disaster Planning Guide
    The best time to think about a natural disaster is when there is not one in sight and you...
  • Returning to Your Property after a Hurricane
    After a disaster like a hurricane occurs, if you were required to or decided to evacuate, it’s important to...
  • Hurricane Survival Guide: What to Do During and After the Storm
    Hurricanes are some of the most devastating, and costly, natural disasters known to man. Preparing your home and family before...
  • Hurricane Facts and Myths
    The Biggest Myth is that “It Will Not Happen Here” When preparing for a hurricane, it is easy to find...
  • Hurricane Preparedness for Businesses
      By Travelers Risk Control   If your business is in the projected path of a hurricane, you need to act quickly to...
  • 4 Tips to Help You Stay Safe During a Natural Disaster
    No one expects to be caught in a potentially dangerous and extreme situation such as a natural disaster. If...
  • 8 Disaster Preparedness Tips
    In the event of a natural disaster, having a preparedness plan can be a critical element in helping secure...
  • ARE YOU PREPARED?
    If disaster strikes, being prepared can make all the difference. Let's build your preparedness kit. Your watertight container holds 12...
  • 7 Steps to Prepare an Emergency Evacuation Plan
    Well before a disaster or some unforeseen event strikes, you should be thinking about an evacuation plan in the...
  • 5 Steps to Create a Home Inventory Checklist
      After a fire, burglary or another event in which you lost possessions from your home, it may be difficult to...
  • 5 Home Improvement Projects That May Have the Biggest Return on Investment
      Conventional wisdom has long held that kitchens and baths sell homes. Those are also two of the more expensive...
  • How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
    Extreme temperatures, from wintry winds to summer heat waves, can make us more mindful of the importance of an...
  • New Car Tech Headed Our Way
    Craig Thomas & Eric Vo Many car buyers make purchasing decisions based on the technology fitted to their new ride. In...
  • A Quick Refresher: Driving and Maintaining Your Vehicle in Wintry Conditions
    Michael Kelly To be a safe driver, you must learn how to handle your vehicle in all conditions. This article...
  • Manufacturers, Do You Understand Your Products Liability Risks?
    From an initial prototype sketch to the warning labels on a finished product, the decisions made during the course...
  • Inside a Products Liability Claim
    Products liability claims and lawsuits can be complex, potentially involving alleged design defects, manufacturing defects and warning, and instruction...
  • Is Your Business at Risk For Flooding?
    There's one decision that every business owner ─ regardless of the type of business they own ─ needs to...
  • 5 Steps for Product Liability Risk Management
    By Travelers Risk Control Ensuring that your product is safe from risks may seem like a daunting task. Begin to...
  • Exercise With A Friend To Help You Both Stay Safer On The Road
    The Hartford Exercise can have many benefits for our physical and mental well-being. But did you know it may also...
  • Are Extreme Floods the New Normal?
    ​Flooding can be a devastating event. In one fell swoop, water can take out everything from a home's foundation...
  • Learn More About Car Theft Prevention
    Kathy Simpson Was Your Car Broken Into? After having decreased for 23 years in a row, the number of stolen vehicles...
  • 4 Tips for Space Heater Safety
    When the weather starts to drop, staying warm often becomes a priority. From plush blankets to heavy-duty sweaters, those...
  • 6 Ideas to Cut Heating Costs This Winter
    The cost of heating and cooling accounts for 42% of energy use in a typical home in the United States, and...
  • 5 Car Features That Will Soon Be Standard
    Justin Stoltzfus Car manufacturers are selling a lot of cars worldwide, Statista reports total 2016 sales at over 76 million and projecting...
  • Preparing Your Fleet for Winter
    When fleet vehicles are not available for use, your company can experience a trickle-down effect. You may have to...
  • Safest and Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians
    Emily Guy Birken Generally, we don’t think of walking as a hazardous activity, but pedestrians are vulnerable any time foot traffic and vehicular...
  • Don’t Help Crooks Steal Your Car
    Jordan Perch After having decreased for 23 years in a row, the number of stolen vehicles increased in 2015*. According...
  • Renting Out Your House or Investment Property: 10 Things to Consider
    Investing in a rental property to become a landlord could be a smart way to generate extra income for...
  • Safeguard Your Business with a Distracted Driving Policy
    Employees who drive during the course of their work may also drive up their employer’s risk factors if they...
  • Four Steps to Safer Drivers
    If you want a safe fleet, start with safe drivers. Studies have shown, again and again, that your drivers are...
  • 6 Considerations Before Joining a Nonprofit Board
    It may be the last thing you are thinking about when you volunteer on the board of a nonprofit,...
  • How Does Cyber Insurance Work?
    The cost of dealing with a data breach goes beyond repairing databases, strengthening security procedures or replacing lost laptops....
  • 3 Steps for Data Assessment, Inventory & Classification
    Know Your Data and How to Protect It. Because businesses and organizations collect many different types of information, to help...
  • Boost Your Cyber IQ [Tool]
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  • 9 Key Elements of a Data Security Policy
    While the conversation around the water cooler may be about the latest cyber breach, protecting your data against cyber...
  • Agribusiness Insurance
    To succeed in today's evolving agribusiness landscape doesn't just mean knowing your farm, ranch, stable or vineyard. These days,...
  • What is Personal Liability Insurance Coverage?
    Personal Liability insurance is about financial protection - for you and your family. The personal liability coverage within your homeowners...
  • Preparing for the Risks of 3D Printing in Manufacturing
    In applications ranging from the automotive and aerospace industries to healthcare, food and consumer goods, 3D printing can shorten...
  • Cyber Risks and Your Business [Video]
    Small and medium-sized businesses may be at the greatest risk of a cyber breach, and the least prepared to...
  • What is Personal Property Coverage?
    Personal property insurance coverage can cover your belongings, such as furniture, clothing, sporting goods or electronics, in the event...
  • 8 Elements of a Fleet Safety Program
    Fleet vehicle accidents are among the most costly of injury claims for business. The average cost of a loss...
  • Dwelling Coverage
    Dwelling coverage is a main component of a Home Insurance policy that can help pay to repair or rebuild...
  • Rental Car Insurance: Does My Insurance Cover It?
    It's a situation many of us have found ourselves in: you're at the rental car counter, checking in to...
  • Why You Need a Renters Insurance Policy
    Many renters don't realize how much they could benefit from having an insurance policy that can help protect their valuables in...
  • 5 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Rep About Renters Insurance
    While renters insurance offers broad protection for tenants, it's important for consumers to choose the policy that best suits...
  • How Does Renters Insurance Work?
    If you rent an apartment or home, you might not be thinking about insurance. After all, you don’t own...
  • How the Home Insurance Claim Process Works
    Owning a home can mean dealing with the unexpected – from a tree falling on your roof to a...
  • Information You May Need for a Homeowners Insurance Quote
    Getting a homeowners quote can only take a few minutes when you have all of your information at hand....
  • Is Your Home Insured to Its Replacement Cost?
    If you lost your home in a fire, how much would it cost to rebuild it? The answer may...
  • Three of the Most Dangerous Boating Conditions
    While spending time near water or on a boat can be an enjoyable way to spend a summer day,...
  • Should I File a Property Damage Claim? Three Questions to Help You Decide
    Homeowners insurance can protect you from the unexpected. If your home is damaged or your belongings are stolen, it...
  • 6 Home Renovations that Can Affect Your Insurance
    If you're planning a home renovation, you may want to call your insurance agent first because this decision can...
  • Saving Money on Your Homeowners Insurance
    Save money on your homeowners insurance by “bundling” when you have more than one insurance policy with a single company. This...