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15 Jun

Protect Your Home with a Water Leak Detection Device

Did you know that WATER is the #1 source of non-weather-related damage? Or that 45% of all interior damage is caused by water? That’s more than fire or burglary! Water damage is serious. One of the newest features in protecting your home from potential water damage is the installation of a flow-based water leak detection or automatic water shut-off device. The device monitors the flow of water throughout your home. Installed by a plumber directly onto your water line, the device will detect any unusual water activity that may be caused by a leak somewhere in your plumbing or pipes. When water...

13 May

Trends Driving Social Inflation and How to Respond

As an insurance buyer, you may have heard the term “social inflation” used by your insurer to explain the factors driving up the cost of coverage in today’s market. In general, social inflation refers to the rising costs of insurance claims that are a result of societal trends. Trends such as increased litigation, broad insurance policy interpretation, plaintiff-friendly legal decisions and larger jury awards all drive social inflation in the insurance space. As the insurance market changes, it’s important for businesses to understand what’s currently driving social inflation. Doing so not only provides you with a better understanding of the issues...

23 Feb

Say No to Ice Dams and Frozen Pipes

Reduce the Risk of Ice DamsInsulate and ventilate attic space: The underlying cause of ice dams is a warm roof, and the best way to address this is to hire a licensed contractor to inspect your attic space for proper insulation and ventilation. They should evaluate and ensure that: Attic space is properly ventilated to carry away warm air. Living space is well insulated and all points where warm air may leak up into the attic are sealed.Clear snow: If your home has experienced ice damming in past seasons, enlist the help of a professional to rake excess snow off...

2 Feb

Cyber Risk – SolarWinds Orion Advisory

The Arthur Hall Insurance team is following the cyber insurance ramifications of the SolarWinds Orion Supply Chain Cyber Incident. FireEye, a cyber-security company, discovered this large cyber incident in December and the extent and scope of the occurrence is still unfolding. malware used in this cyber intrusion is also known as SUNBURST. The hackers compromised SolarWinds Orion software, which in turn impacted a large amount of government entities and private companies. We are providing this notice due to the size of this incident as well as the cyber insurance marketplace response. If you have not already done so, we recommend you contact...

22 Jan

United States Postal Service Experiences Unprecedented Delivery Delays

Delays in mail service delivery may impact when you receive your insurance policies and invoices. In addition, the delays may also impact the receipt of your insurance premium payment. In order to ensure that your premium payment is received in a timely manner, we recommend that you pay your premium via electronic payment methods. There are options to pay securely by phone, online and/or through a client portal specific to your individual insurance carrier. The electronic payment options can be found on your invoice or please visit our website for a list of insurance carrier websites.Should you have any questions or need...

7 Jan

Loré L. Baker Achieves Prestigious Claims Designation

Arthur Hall Insurance is proud to announce that the Associate of Claims (AIC) designation has been conferred upon Loré L. Baker as she successfully completed all required coursework and passed the national examination for this significant designation. Lore is a dedicated Commercial Lines Claims Advocate for the agency. Developed by the Institutes with support from the National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, the Associate in Claims is a nationally recognized educational program for claims. Candidates are required to complete 160 course work hours including ethics courses covering the handling of insurance claims. Offering varied learning tracks, Loré’s focus on General Liability strengthens...

16 Dec

Monica O’Toole Earns Top Designation

Arthur Hall Insurance is pleased to announce that the distinction of CISR Elite has been conferred upon Monica O’Toole as she successfully completed all nine, classroom or online courses covering all areas of insurance risks and exposures, followed by extensive examinations. The nationally recognized Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Program, available to insurance professionals around the world, is distinguished from other programs of its kind by an annual continuing education requirement, which ensures that designees stay current on important policy changes and trends within the industry. Five successfully completed courses are required to achieve the CISR designation; passing all nine exalts...

29 Oct

Tipping Our Hats to West Chester Fire Companies

Arthur Hall Insurance gave a nod to West Chester’s three volunteer fire companies as they delivered fire hats from The Hartford’s Junior Fire Marshall Program to Station 51.  First West Chester, Good Will and Fame fire companies will distribute these hats to children during October’s Fire Prevention month. Children of all ages look forward to receiving hats at fire station birthday parties and wear them proudly when attending community events in which our firefighters participate. Despite limited public contact due to the pandemic, volunteer firefighters were able to deliver these hats to many school groups while maintaining social distance. All three...