Cyber Insurance

Posted by Jim Pietro on Nov 3, 2014 5:58:00 AM

 

 Cyber Insurance

 Should your business consider Cyber Insurance? Is your confidential information at risk? 

Although it’s easy to have the “it couldn’t happen to me” attitude toward security breaches and data theft threats, in reality your company can be at a higher risk then you may realize. Retailors across the country are paying closer attention to how they store and insure their data. Are you?

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Topics: Cyber Insurance, Jim's Blog, commercial insurance, business insurance

Do you know what you just signed? Part II

Posted by Jim Pietro on Aug 13, 2013 5:42:00 AM

So if you recall, my insured owns a commercial property and a large national retailer wanted to rent some space from him. The potential tenant sent my insured their “standard contract” to sign. After he and his attorney read through the terms of the proposed contract, my insured wanted me to review the insurance section of the lease.   Jim 

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Topics: Jim's Blog, commercial insurance, business insurance

Do you know what you just signed?

Posted by Jim Pietro on Jul 16, 2013 12:01:00 PM

Owners of commercial properties are always faced with pressure to keep their buildings fully leased. After all, if a building isn't rented there isn't any revenue coming in to cover expenses. Costs like heat, lights, maintenance and so on all have to be paid regardless of occupancy. If economic times are difficult, the pressure to get and keep tenants is magnified.   Jim

 

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Topics: Jim's Blog, liability insurance, business insurance

A reminder of why earthquake insurance is important

Posted by Jim Pietro on Oct 19, 2012 12:27:00 PM

Fortunately, it wasn't the big one. But the 4.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Portland, Maine area on October 16, 2012 and sent tremors through much of New England is a reminder that earthquakes are not just a west coast phenomenon. Just over a year ago a 5.8 magnitude quake caused damage in Washington, D.C. and Virginia - and was felt along the east coast from Maine to Georgia and as far west as Michigan.  Jim 

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Topics: Jim's Blog, business insurance, earthquake insurance, home insurance

Does your business need environmental pollution insurance?

Posted by Jim Pietro on Jul 11, 2012 9:16:31 AM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, environmental liability insurance, business insurance, pollution insurance, Employment Practices Liability Insurance

How hiring safe drivers can lower your company's insurance premiums and liability exposure

Posted by Jim Pietro on May 17, 2012 8:26:45 AM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, business insurance, Liability, risk management, Mid-State Insurance

Why businesses should protect themselves with earthquake insurance

Posted by Jim Pietro on May 1, 2012 5:08:45 AM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, disaster planning, business insurance, earthquake insurance

Do you have a home office? Telecommute? Work from home? What kind of insurance do you need?

Posted by Jim Pietro on Sep 15, 2011 12:12:17 PM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, business insurance, home insurance, home office, Mid-State Insurance

How can Brokers Help with Health Care? Mid-State has the Answers

Posted by Paul on Jul 11, 2011 7:40:00 AM

Lately I've found myself using the term 'maze' in talking about the complexities of the health care system. That got me thinking about what a cornfield maze looks like from a couple of perspectives. Viewed from an airplane, it can be a thing of beauty. But for people trying to navigate its twists and turns, it can be an exercise in frustration. Without a guide, they can spend countless hours trying to find their way through it.  PWP_Blog_photo 

 

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Topics: health insurance, health care, Paul's Blog, health insurance broker, business insurance

Why Small Business Owners Need Business Interruption Insurance

Posted by Jim Pietro on Jun 28, 2011 11:29:15 AM

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Topics: Jim's Blog, disaster planning, business interruption insurance, business insurance

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