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College Student in Your Household? Check Your Coverage

If you’re helping one of your children go off to college for the first time, or return to college, Erie Insurance may be able to help you save some money and gain some extra protection. […]

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Understanding Your Auto Policy

Auto insurance isn’t rocket science, but it can be confusing. Here are simple definitions for six types of coverage within an ERIE auto insurance policy: Bodily injury liability: Covers your legal fees, court costs and compensation […]

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Russ Perry is our February 2014 Referral Winner!

Russ Perry is our February 2014 “Refer a Friend” winner!  Russ and his wife received a $50 gift card to the River Birch Lodge.   Every month we draw a name from the list of […]

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A Wake-Up Call from Hurricane Sandy

Some consumers will be shocked to learn that superstorm Sandy devastated not only cities, coastal areas and transit systems — but their pocketbooks, too.  “A lot of people are going to have a rude wake-up […]

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Countering Workplace Violence

Violence in the workplace is a serious security problem in the United States and elsewhere, although it is not nearly as widespread as the media coverage suggests. On average, there are around 500 workplace homicides […]

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Isaac Heads Into Gulf States; Hurricane Warning in Effect

The governors of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi declared states of emergency as a hurricane warning went into effect for the northern Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. It included New Orleans, devastated when Hurricane […]

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Congress Passes Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Bill

Last Friday, Congress passed the “Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2012” which would extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, until Sept. 30, 2017, and make needed reforms modernize […]

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NC Cracking Down on Enforcement of Workers’ Compensation Rules

“There are a lot of people that don’t have workers’ compensation coverage,” says Jack Bayliss, an attorney with Carruthers & Roth in Greensboro. “If you have a corporation, and you’re the president, and someone’s a […]

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Top 10 Storm Surge Risks in the U.S.

10. Charleston, S.C. Total properties potentially affected by all categories of hurricane: 79,556 Total structural value: $17,287,678,966 Average value: $217,302 Home to some of the nation’s most historic neighborhoods, Charleston could sustain as much as $8 billion in […]

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New Memo from OSHA Clarifies Injury Reporting and Incentive Policies

Your incentive and recognition program might not pass OSHA’s “sniff test” if “the incentive involved is of sufficient magnitude that failure to receive it ‘might have dissuaded reasonable workers from’” reporting, says Fairfax. In the […]

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Eight Celebrities Who Got Their Start in Insurance

8. Mark Burnett Television producer Mark Burnett is best known as the producer of Survivor and the creator of the Apprentice. But before becoming a TV mogul, Burnett worked odd jobs including a nanny job that eventually led […]

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NC Ranks in Top Five Least Expensive States for Auto Insurance

Louisiana has the most expensive car insurance rates in the nation, followed by Oklahoma and Michigan, according to data from the National Underwriter’s survey of premiums for 2012 models. Those states were also in the top […]

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