Special Types of Insurance

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Just as wine and beer evolves – so should your insurance!

Have you ever dreamt of running your own winery or brewery? Many great businesses start when a person has the idea to make a hobby their full-time career.  But as your hobby evolves into your livelihood, there are many business decisions that need to be made daily even before you open the doors… insurance being one of them. At Gannon Associates Insurance, we can offer insurance packages that are as unique as your business.  We have dedicated sales and service staff that specialize in different types of [...]

2019-05-31T14:53:00+00:00June 22nd, 2019|

Cyber Insurance Checklist

Cybercrimes are a serious issue when it comes to commercial companies and it is getting worse by the day. The cost of cybercrime is expected to reach $21 trillion by 2021. Cybercrime represents a threat for companies no matter what their size or industry and no company is immune. This means that every company should develop a method to prevent attacks as well as protect themselves from losses in the event an attack happens. The first step for any company would be to develop a comprehensive strategy to combat cybercrime. This would [...]

2019-01-22T08:53:00+00:00January 19th, 2019|

Cyber Insurance: Expectations vs. Reality

In today’s ever-changing world it is becoming easier to fall victim to a cyber-attack on your business. According to a study conducted by the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), there were an estimated 160,000 cyber attacks in 2017. This is nearly double the amount from the prior year and is expected to grow in the coming years. The average cost of each data breach in 2017 was $3.62 million which is 10 percent more than prior years. What can a business do to prepare and protect themselves from cyber-attacks? Cyber liability insurance can [...]

2018-12-12T08:59:13+00:00December 1st, 2018|

Flood Insurance 101

Floods can come in quickly and leave damage and destruction when they leave. Many homeowners know that floods are a concern to have, especially if you live in a flood zone. However, many homeowners make the mistake of assuming that their homeowners insurance covers flood damage. Flood insurance is a separate product from homeowners insurance. Only a flood insurance policy will financially protect you from flood damage costs. Flood insurance is designed to provide an alternative to disaster assistance to meet the costs or repairing flood damage to buildings and their contents. [...]

2018-12-10T14:53:20+00:00October 11th, 2018|

Renters Insurance 101

Do you rent your home or apartment? Have you ever thought about what would happen if your home or apartment were to be broken into, damaged, or if someone were to injure themselves there? This is where renters insurance can be beneficial. Renters insurance is coverage for your personal property against damage or loss, not only where you rent, but also while you travel. It insures you if someone’s injured while they’re on your property and insures you elsewhere while you engage in daily activities. Renters insurance can cover medical payments for [...]

2018-12-10T14:53:45+00:00October 4th, 2018|

Commercial Insurance and Schools

School districts are exposed to many different types of risk. These types of risk can come from visitors, students, employees, the buildings and grounds, transportation, and just about anything you can think of. In the event of a claim, a school could be put in a tough situation. This is where insurance policies can come into play. What type of insurance should schools carry? According to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association’s endorsed insurance program, the following are all different types of insurance that schools should consider: Property and Liability Worker’s Compensation Privacy [...]

2018-12-10T15:00:53+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Travel Insurance

Set the scene. You are about to board your flight to the vacation of a lifetime. You have spent months planning and obsessing over this vacation. You are so ready to just put your feet in the sand and relax. Over the intercom, you hear that all flights to your destination have been canceled due to a massive hurricane that is coming into the area where you are flying to. You start to panic. You are unsure if you will be able to reschedule or even get your money back. The airline [...]

2018-12-10T15:03:11+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Insuring Your Matrimonial Memories

Here comes the bride through a beautifully landscaped garden on the grounds of a quaint country inn. But wait! An unforeseen storm, accompanied by roaring thunder and flashes of lightning, sends everyone scurrying. The bride and that expensive gown are drenched. It’s a washout as the downpour continues unabated. It looks like Mom and Dad are going to eat the bill and forced to settle for a do-over with a Justice of the Peace. Okay, so that’s an extreme example, but all kinds of things can disrupt, interrupt or destroy those few [...]

2018-12-10T15:04:23+00:00July 26th, 2018|

What does Cyber Liability Insurance Cover?

Most businesses today use technology both in the workplace and with consumers. Technology is used to do everything from general business, store private information, maintain communication, and much more. With the use of technology increasing every day, it is vital to protect your company when it comes to cyber threats. According to USA TODAY, 60% of small business go out of businesses within 6 months of a cyber attack and the cost of an attack can range from $84,000 to $148,000. They also note that almost two-thirds of all attacks are aimed [...]

2018-12-10T15:04:58+00:00July 24th, 2018|

Why do you need Cyber Liability Insurance?

In today’s ever-growing world cybercrime has increased substantially. Many companies do not realize that they need coverage to protect their assets and data in the event of a hack or breach. Phishing scams, identity theft, and telephone hacking are all crimes that traditional insurance policies do not address. The following are 10 reasons why you might need cyber liability insurance courtesy of Evolve MGA. Most cyber attacks are not covered by standard property or crime insurance policies System downtime is not covered by standard business interruption insurance Data is not covered by [...]

2018-12-10T15:05:21+00:00July 19th, 2018|