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9 Things To Know If You Have A Backup Generator

Whether it’s a hurricane or a routine power outage, navigating a dark house is never fun. That’s why many people choose to install backup generators in their homes. A backup generator can power your home until regular electricity resumes. While backup generators can come in handy in a pinch, owners should know the right way to install and maintain them. Knowing what to do can help reduce risks...

Understanding Auto Insurance Endorsements

Think of auto insurance endorsements as “added options” to your auto policy. Just like you could customize your vehicle, endorsements allow you to customize your coverage. Sometimes endorsements are as simple as an address or name change, or when you want to add coverage to your current policy. An endorsement is also a good way to add extra coverage to your policy without having to...

Can I Still See My Own Doctor After Filing For Workers' Compensation?

There is no yes or no answer to that question. Each state has its own set of complicated rules for when you can see your own doctor for a work-related injury covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Generally, but with some exceptions, your employer’s insurance company determines which doctors you see when you have filed a workers’ comp claim. Workers’ compensation can be confusing, and the...

The Surprising Business Risks You May Not Think About

Risk control consultants are the preventative care professionals of business insurance. They can help you detect potential hazards to your business’s well-being and help you understand what actions you can take to keep things healthy. Good news: Qualifying customers who have business insurance with ERIE have access to customized risk control services. That’s just one more way we’re looking out for you. Learn more: How...

Protecting Your Home During Thunderstorms

Heavy thunderstorms can wreak havoc on a home. The following tips can help protect your property if you live in an area where storms frequently occur. Trim or Remove Trees Storms can snap off tree branches, which can damage your home or detached structures. Get your trees trimmed before the stormy season and cut down any trees that are unwanted. Unless you are confident you...