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

Drug-Free Workplace Programs – Why You Need One

By: Patti Maluchnik, CIC, CBIA Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD Implementing a drug-free workplace program can provide employers with many benefits and incentives. From saving money on their workers’ compensation premiums to improving employee morale, these valuable programs are typically viewed as a win-win for everyone involved. What Is a Drug-Free Workplace Program? A … Continue reading Drug-Free Workplace Programs – Why You Need One

Craziest Claim of the Month – “An Unfortunate Discovery”

In this month’s craziest claim, some homeowners make an unfortunate (and disgusting) discovery. One of our clients had hired a temporary worker to assist with a project at a customer’s house. After dropping the worker and equipment off for the day, the driver left with the promise to return later that afternoon for pick-up. All … Continue reading Craziest Claim of the Month – “An Unfortunate Discovery”

Life at Georgetown – Patti Maluchnik

By: Patti Maluchnik, CIC, CBIA Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD Describe your job. My job is essentially commercial sales. I primarily work with clients in the DC-Metro area, but I also get to work with clients nationwide. I work out of our Frederick office. A large part of my job is networking and attending … Continue reading Life at Georgetown – Patti Maluchnik

The Six Insurance Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2019

By Matthew P. Simmons, CIC Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD 2018 has been an interesting year ­­— a year that has left the insurance industry scrambling to construct the right coverages for our country’s evolving needs. As agents, there are a number of trends and pending changes that we are keeping our eyes … Continue reading The Six Insurance Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2019