Jonathan Geissler January 7, 2022 No Comments

No More Doggie Hit List

We have some welcome news for dog owners and some potentially bad news for those homeowners who remain pup-free. New York will soon become the latest state to place restrictions on an insurance carriers’ ability to limit or deny homeowners insurance coverage based on ownership of specific dog breeds. The law, which takes effect on […]

Jonathan Geissler December 14, 2021 No Comments

Inflationary Increases Affecting Your Home Insurance Costs

It takes little effort to recognize the pain of inflation when we stop to pump gas or check out at the grocery store. The increased cost of living has become widespread and continues to rise, from transportation and food to healthcare and housing. The cost of building materials in particular has been increasing significantly and […]

Jonathan Geissler August 30, 2021 No Comments

Samantha Ferrari Joins Seely & Durland Insurance

Warwick, NY – Seely & Durland Insurance is excited to welcome its newest member of the SDI Family, Samantha Ferrari, as Director of First Impressions. Born and raised in Greenwood Lake, NY, Samantha graduated from Warwick Valley High School before pursuing her studies in health sciences at SUNY Plattsburgh. She currently majors in business management at […]

Jonathan Geissler August 17, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Insurance Earns 2021 Big “I” Best Practices Designation

Warwick, NY – As our 87-year anniversary approaches, Seely & Durland Insurance has been selected once again to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies in the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) “Best Practices” study group. Only 262 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified […]

Jonathan Geissler August 3, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Funeral Home’s Data from These Threats

It is surprising for many people to learn that so-called “low-tech” data management (or hard-copy file management) has many risks associated with it. Here are three major threats you should know to keep your funeral home’s data as safe and secure as possible. Threat #1: Storage of your hard-copy documents. What would happen if your […]

Michelle Dixon July 29, 2021 1 Comment

Wedding Insurance: What Does it Cover?

Your wedding day is one of the most important moments in your life. There are many factors outside of your control that can profoundly affect or even postpone your special day. This is what keeps many brides up at night prior leading up to the big day! What if there was an inexpensive alternative to […]

Jonathan Geissler June 15, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Welcomes Nadine Stewart

Warwick, NY | Seely & Durland Insurance is excited to welcome our newest member of the SDI Family, Nadine Stewart, as Commercial Lines Assistant. Born and raised in New York City until the age of 18, Nadine relocated upstate to attend college in Binghamton, NY, where she was first introduced to the insurance industry. After […]

Jonathan Geissler May 2, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Summer Fun

Consider boat or watercraft insurance during the riskiest time of the year.   Whether you’re on the road or on the water, accidents happen. Summer is a season of fun and leisure; a chance to enjoy long weekends with friends and family. But it’s also the riskiest season of the year. In the same manner […]

Jonathan Geissler April 15, 2021 No Comments

Risk Management Tips for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Creating and managing a successful food or beverage business is a daunting task. It takes extreme attention to detail regarding equipment, staff training and safety, marketing, and the manufacturing process. There are customer expectations to meet, potential injuries to combat, and production issues to face. Even with all the proper “ingredients” in place for success, […]

Jonathan Geissler April 14, 2021 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 […]