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February 17th, 2014 by James B. Murdoch Insurance Group

How to Survive a Business Interruption

While all business owners want their enterprises to be both productive and profitable, you may not have considered the costs associated with a business interruption. Your business interruption coverage can be added to your property insurance and this form of insurance is critical in keeping your business fully protected. It is impossible to predict every eventuality, particularly the damage incurred when a heavy storm or other disaster... Read Article

Why Is My Home Insured for More Than I Could Sell It For?

While the market value of your home is commonly based on tax assessment records, real estate appraisals or the recent selling prices of similar homes in your neighborhood, your homeowners insurance limit is based on what it would cost to replace your home if it was completely destroyed. This is frequently a different figure from what your home could fetch on the open market. Erie... Read Article

8 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer

When was the last time you did something to make your home safer? With more accidents happening at home than anywhere else, it’s something worth considering. Here to help you is Laurie Woodward, a senior risk control consultant at Erie Insurance who has 36 years of experience helping business customers reduce risks in their workplaces. Risk control consultants help ERIE business customers make their workplaces safer... Read Article

ERIE Enters a New Age in Claims

From smartphones to smart homes, the world around us is getting smarter. And ERIE is no exception. It’s not just our opinion: Insurance Networking News recently named ERIE to the Five Hottest Carriers in Insurance Technology list. Nowhere is the pace of innovation faster than it is in claims. Here are the ways ERIE is upping its game when it comes to handling claims—and how... Read Article

What Home Maintenance DIYers Need to Know

When it comes to home maintenance, there are projects you can easily do yourself, things you can recruit friends for and projects a professional should handle. But what home maintenance jobs need done regularly and when should you do them? We’re here to help. We’ve rounded up some of our best home maintenance advice, starting with a national survey of homeowners and what they do... Read Article