Posted by on 10/24/2016 11:31 AM

Nonprofit organizations must take care in selecting employees and volunteers to avoid putting themselves at risk of liability lawsuits and legal damages. Background screening of prospective employees and volunteers is an effective risk management tool that can reduce employee turnover, deter theft and embezzlement, and prevent liability and litigation troubles. Here are our tips on how to screen your nonprofit volunteers and employees with background checks. 


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Posted by on 10/12/2016 10:36 AM

As a homeowner, fire prevention should be at the top of your to-do list. Eastern Insurance created a list of reminders to help keep your house and family safe and minimize the possibility of unexpected blazes. Check your home from top to bottom with our tips to ensure that every room is clear of fire hazards Continue Reading
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Posted by on 9/26/2016 4:07 PM

Moving and storage companies face many risks due to the nature of moving households or businesses. Whether your company is large or small, it doesn’t matter — you’re still dealing with other people’s stuff! And many times, the value of the items you’re moving and storing is extremely high. Luckily, you can program your insurance protection with the right coverage to respond to expensive claims and pay for the legal defense to settle a loss. These are the insurance policies and bonding you need if you own a moving or storage business. Continue Reading
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Posted by on 8/21/2016 7:14 PM

Your nonprofit organization may be dependent on a team of volunteers on the Board and on the staff to run its operations. Even if a team member commits to long-term service, things happen in life that may cause a disruption to their commitment. Your nonprofit should be prepared for unexpected changes, such as the resignation of a key Board member or a dedicated staff member. By creating a careful plan of succession with our tips, your nonprofit organization can make sure the least amount of disruption occurs in the event that a key board member or staff member leaves.

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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 8/2/2016 11:49 AM

Summertime is the season to get out, explore, and bring the family pet along for the ride. However, pets are at a high risk of njury and even death when temperatures skyrocket. It may seem harmless to leave your pets in the backseat for a short time while you and the family grab an ice cream cone. However, just a few minutes in the car, even with the windows down, can be dangerous or even fatal to your smaller, four-legged companions.  Continue Reading
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