Jonathan Geissler August 29, 2018 4 Comments

What to do After a Car Accident

Garrett Explains | Episode 13   In Episode 13, Garrett explains the steps you should take in the unfortunate event of a car accident. Contact our insurance specialists (and our Claims Specialist!) at 845-986-1177 to learn more. We are your business, home, auto, and life insurance solutions provider, partner, and adviser, serving Warwick, Greenwood Lake, Florida, […]

Jonathan Geissler July 20, 2018 No Comments

Fender Bender: To Claim or Not to Claim?

If you are in involved in a fender bender, should you file an insurance claim or self-insure the loss and pay the repairs out-of-pocket? When it’s NOT recommended to file a claim: If you are confined to your own property and there is only minor damage. If you run into something like the pole of […]

Jonathan Geissler February 16, 2018 No Comments

Resources for Breweries

New York State and the Hudson Valley region boasts one of the most dynamic bases for the craft brewing industry in all of America, fostering interest among locals and generating economic growth in the area. As your independent insurance agency, we are here to make sure your business thrives. Here are some resources for craft […]

Jonathan Geissler February 14, 2018 No Comments

Common Craft Brewery Insurance Claims

The risks that craft brewers face can be as unique as the very beer the establishments brew. Some of the most common craft brewery insurance claims are related to secondary fermentation, a process that could lead to explosions if the beer is canned or bottled prematurely. Fermentation vessels have proper ventilation allowing gases formed by […]

Jonathan Geissler January 23, 2018 No Comments

Linda Decker Celebrates 50 Years

Working a long time for the same company is unusual in today’s business world. But on Monday, January 15, Seely & Durland Insurance held a luncheon and celebration at the Warwick Inn to honor Claims Manager, Linda Decker, for her 50 years of service to the firm. Having spent her entire career with SDI, she […]

Jonathan Geissler January 3, 2018 No Comments

An Insurance To-Do List for 2018

Improving Your Financial Health   Let’s face it — your New Years resolution to eat healthier, exercise more, or work a little less doesn’t always last the full calendar year. There are, however, several steps you can take right now that will have long-range, positive implications on your financial health. Insurance serves as a financial […]

Jonathan Geissler March 27, 2017 1 Comment

The 3 Biggest Spring Vehicle Risks in the Hudson Valley

The latest Farmers Insurance Seasonal Smarts Digest uses the last four years’ worth of auto claims data from roads around the country and in the Tri-State Area to highlight some of the most common hazards drivers face during the spring season. Farmers’ claims data from 2013-2016 identified the three major trouble spots between March and May for […]

Jonathan Geissler March 2, 2017 No Comments

Get Better Value for Your Insurance Dollars After an Accident

  A car accident is a stressful and scary event, as several questions race through your mind at once. Should I approach the driver? Should I move my car? Do I call the police? When should I make a claim? Hopefully, you’ve established a high level of trust with your insurance agency and the claims specialist representing […]

Jonathan Geissler February 13, 2017 No Comments

Do You Trust Your Insurance Claims Specialist?

There are many reasons why you should choose an independent insurance agency, but claims support may just be the most important. This is especially true here in the Hudson Valley region, where homeowners, drivers, and business owners turn to their local independent insurance professionals to handle the protection of their assets. Enter, Linda Decker. Linda, […]

Michelle Dixon November 20, 2013 1 Comment

Common At-fault and Not-at-fault Auto Claims

When individuals are involved in an accident, they are sometimes unsure whether they were the ones at fault or not. Here are a few common at-fault situations: If you are driving in a rush and decide to tailgate the driver in front of you, and they need to abruptly hit the brakes resulting in you rear-ending them, […]