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Craziest Claim of the Month – “Gridiron vs. Tire Iron”

February’s craziest claim involves an auto repair shop. Just like most days, the mechanics were all working hard while also engaging in normal, everyday conversation and banter. That was until the topic of football was added to the mix. The discussion began to get a bit heated between two of the mechanics regarding whose football … Continue reading Craziest Claim of the Month – “Gridiron vs. Tire Iron”

Life at Georgetown – Carolyn Paulochik

By Carolyn Paulochik, CIC Account Executive Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD   Describe your job. What do you do? I’m an account executive at Georgetown and work with two different insurance agents, servicing their commercial clients. I help clients with their day-to-day needs such as answering questions, making policy changes, providing certificates, assisting with … Continue reading Life at Georgetown – Carolyn Paulochik

Life at Georgetown – Ben Simmons

By Ben Simmons, Associate Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Describe your job. What do you do? As an account executive, my job is to stay in communication with my clients and help with claims, questions, policy changes, and more. I also work closely with Janet and Edie, who are part of our commercial … Continue reading Life at Georgetown – Ben Simmons

Auto Insurance 101: What You Need to Know

By Matthew P. Simmons, CIC Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD “Do I really need auto insurance?” Even if you think you’re the safest driver out there, the answer to this question is an unequivocal yes. Auto insurance is a critical purchase and it’s required in all states, except for New Hampshire. Whether you … Continue reading Auto Insurance 101: What You Need to Know

Craziest Claim of the Month – “Watch Where You Sit”

This month’s craziest claim involves an equipment retailer that services and refurbishes mining equipment. It was a normal day in the shop with each employee working hard on their respective tasks. That is until one employee decided to take a quick break and went to sit down in a nearby chair. Unfortunately, a piece of … Continue reading Craziest Claim of the Month – “Watch Where You Sit”

Cyber Scams: What’s in Store for 2019

By: Patti Maluchnik, CIC, CBIA Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD The unfortunate reality is that as technology continues to evolve, so do hackers. Today, cybercrimes are more sophisticated than ever. But with so many scams out there, how can companies stay on top of these potential threats? Here are several cyber scams to keep … Continue reading Cyber Scams: What’s in Store for 2019

Craziest Claim of the Month – “Down in the Dumps”

In our latest craziest claim, an overeager interviewee took rejection a bit too far. One of our clients, a sand and gravel hauler, was conducting interviews to fill an open position. After being denied employment, one potential applicant took it upon himself to demonstrate his eligibility. In his delusional haste to prove himself, he stole … Continue reading Craziest Claim of the Month – “Down in the Dumps”

Taking a Proactive Approach to Winter Weather

Now is the time for individuals and businesses to start safeguarding themselves, their property and their employees from the chill — and potential hazards — of winter weather. In this blog, we will share a number of tips and strategies to help owners and individuals proactively prepare. Businesses: There is no shortage of winter weather … Continue reading Taking a Proactive Approach to Winter Weather