Jonathan Geissler January 8, 2018 No Comments

Good Employers Get Sued Too

Good Employers Like You Can Get Sued Too The Cost of Having No Employee Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) In today’s society, many people sue first and ask questions later. Unfortunately, as an employer, there is a good chance that eventually one of your employees will sue your business. Employee lawsuits can be much more than […]

Jonathan Geissler January 8, 2018 No Comments

Understanding NYS Paid Family Leave

New York’s Latest Employee Paid Benefit Program   New York State Paid Family Leave (PFL) is an employee paid benefit that went into effect January 1, 2018, providing eight weeks (increasing to 12 weeks by 2021) of job-protected, paid leave within any 52-week period to address family related issues. The program provides wage replacement to employees to help them bond […]

Jonathan Geissler January 8, 2018 No Comments

Ways Your Business Can Avoid Employment-Related Claims

When it comes to employment discrimination lawsuits, the business always loses. Whether your business wins the case or not, lawsuits are expensive and time-consuming, and only growing in frequency, having risen by a staggering 400 percent over the last 20 years. That is why adopting some serious guidelines and creating a positive work environment for […]

Jonathan Geissler January 5, 2018 No Comments

Protect Your Business from Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Matt Lauer. Charlie Rose. Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Mario Batali. Al Franken. Brett Ratner. Russell Simmons. Dustin Hoffman. Louis C.K. Chris Savino. Kevin Spacey. The list goes on… Sadly, the headlines keep rushing in, week after week: another celebrity accused of sexual misconduct. While it’s not entirely clear how all these high-profile cases will turn […]

Jonathan Geissler December 27, 2017 No Comments

Just a Few Reasons You Would Need Umbrella Insurance

Living in a busy world, our lives constantly intersect with the people around us, and some interactions can have surprising consequences. It is increasingly important to make careful insurance choices to protect yourself from the unexpected. Because, even if you carry excellent coverage with high limits, situations can still arise that leave you liable for […]

Jonathan Geissler April 13, 2017 No Comments

Does Your Home Insurance Provide Adequate Coverage?

A recent study concluded that 69 percent of homeowners are under-insured. Unfortunately, many homeowners think they are fully protected and are stunned to find out at the time of loss that their coverage is inadequate. Here are a few key strategies you may want to consider to make sure you have adequate home insurance: Increase […]

Jonathan Geissler March 7, 2017 No Comments

Umbrella Insurance: What’s the Point?

A primer: Umbrella insurance is additional liability coverage, expanding and strengthening your primary home and auto liability. This insurance provides an extra layer of liability protection over your vehicles, home, and any of your treasured “toys,” such as boats, RVs, or motorcycles. If you have a business, you may need a separate commercial umbrella policy. What are the benefits […]

Jonathan Geissler March 7, 2017 No Comments

2 Umbrella Insurance Myths You Need to Know About

While insurance is a complicated topic, it is important to be educated about the different types of policies and coverage available, its uses, benefits, and drawbacks. We come across a great deal of misinformation on the Internet, making it difficult to distinguish the truth from the myths. When it comes to umbrella insurance, two common myths […]

Stuart Durland October 12, 2014 No Comments

Protect Your Business From Halloween Horrors!

Halloween is on Friday, October 31st, a time for dressing up and enjoying candy, but also a time for crime. Business owners should be especially cautious around Halloween, for it is the time of mischief. Statistically, crime has a habit of increasing just like any other ‘holiday’. Take action to protect your property (along with making […]

Michelle Dixon January 13, 2014 No Comments

Looking for Protection from Uninsured Motorists? Uninsured Motorist Coverage.

Even though we would like to think everyone has an auto insurance policy to cover potential losses, some don’t; and this can strongly effect those of us that do. This sort of situation is when Uninsured Motorist Coverage comes into play. Uninsured Motorist Coverage: Uninsured Motorist Coverage protects you from bodily injury costs, including death, […]