Commercial Insurance Blog

Posted by on 8/8/2016 7:16 AM


From medical accidents to falls in the weight room and broken equipment, there are many unique risks to running a fitness business. Whether you own a cycling studio, yoga studio, martial arts studio, or gym, you will need various forms of coverage to protect your clients, employees, and business.  
Here are ten types of insurance coverage you need if you own a fitness or health business.

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Posted by on 7/6/2016 6:08 AM

As a nonprofit organization, most of your workforce is probably comprised of volunteers. These individuals devote their time and energy to help the community through your organization. Though these individuals offer their services without expecting compensation, they still require supervision to ensure that their jobs are done correctly. Furthermore, it is important for your organization to manage its volunteers to minimize the risk of harm to the community members you serve and the volunteers themselves. Learn more about liability policies and ways to manage your volunteers. 

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Posted by on 7/6/2016 6:03 AM

Welcome to the premier of the Eastern Insurance Nonprofit blog series! While Eastern and the insurance companies we represent have been major providers of both Property & Casualty Insurance and Employee Benefits to the Nonprofit industry for many years, we are excited to launch this new monthly resource. 

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Posted by on 6/19/2016 7:22 PM

Fall protection and safety is a major concern on construction sites. Whether it’s repairing a roof, building a new home, or constructing the next skyscraper in Boston, there are many ways in which workers can become injured. Safety precautions and procedures need to be established to safeguard the lives of your workers — especially when it comes to fall safety. Learn how to prevent construction falls with our tips. 

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Posted by on 5/23/2016 7:20 AM

Running a small business can be overwhelming — in the midst of wearing so many hats, things like finding the right business insurance coverage can sometimes be pushed aside. We’ve made it easy and quick for you by laying out the 6 types of coverage you need as a small business owner to protect yourself, your business, your employees, and your customers.

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Posted by on 4/20/2016 10:00 AM

As cyber attacks, database/website hacking, cyber terrorism and other technology-related data compromises become an almost-daily occurrence, all businesses are at risk for a potentially-costly data breach. Small business are targets as much as the large companies who have made the news – Sony, The Home Depot and Target – and the nominal charge for cyber insurance can mean the difference between staying in business or bankruptcy.  Continue Reading
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Posted by on 1/31/2016 11:34 AM

Winter weather is unpredictable and can have a large impact on your business. While maintaining business operations is always at the forefront of your mind, it is important to consider employee safety as well. You should have policies and procedures in place before bad weather hits so that your company and employees are as prepared as possible.

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