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Small Business Growth Can Be Risky

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Most small businesses expect to grow in 2017. With that growth, however, comes risks. The commercial insurance agency surveyed 1,006 small business owners after the election last year on their expectations for 2017. Small business owners expose themselves to added liability whenever they... Read More

Newport man was the first to patent the airbag

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Q: Who invented the airbag? A: Newport, PA resident John Hetrick is credited with inventing the automotive airbag.   Why does this matter to us at Gunn-Mowery, you ask? Well not only is Newport a nearby town, but John Hetrick is our employee, Larry Hetrick's, uncle! Yes, Larry Hetrick has... Read More

Smart Spring Car Buying

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Keep safety in mind whether you are considering the purchase of a new or used car.   Technology and testing have helped increase vehicle safety over the years, but there's still work to be done.   In the meantime, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Highway Loss Data... Read More

New Secure Email Delivery at Gunn-Mowery

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
We are updating our secure email delivery at Gunn-Mowery to make it easier to use. Here's how it will affect you...   COMMERCIAL LINES CLIENTS  If your company email supports TLS encryption (which is common), you will be able to receive and reply to secure emails without the need... Read More

Show Your Loved Ones How Much You Care…

Posted on: February 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends an average of $146.84 on Valentine's Day. This number is up a few bucks from last year's average of $142.31. In total, Valentine's Day spending is expected to hit $19.7 billion this year.    $1.7 billion will be spent... Read More

President Trump Issues First Executive Order Regarding ACA

Posted on: February 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
On January 20, 2017, newly inaugurated President Trump issued his first executive order pertaining to the future of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).  In short, the executive order calls upon the various federal agencies to minimize the economic burdens of the law pending its repeal.  The... Read More

NEW OSHA Record Keeping Requirements for 2017

Posted on: February 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
It's time to post your OSHA logs! You will still have to post your OSHA 300a (the summary form) at your office location by FEBRUARY 1, 2017. By JULY 1, 2017, certain businesses will have to post their 300a on an OSHA website. The site is still under construction by OSHA. These businesses... Read More

Do you allow space heaters in your office?

Posted on: December 29th, 2016 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
  Here are the Do's and Don'ts of Space Heater Safety:   Do: Make sure the heater is approved to use.  They should be approved with a nationally recognized testing laboratory mark (common ones include Underwriters Laboratories or FM Global Technologies) It... Read More

Were you on the nice list this year?

Posted on: December 27th, 2016 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
If you were on the nice list this year, I'm sure you received some special gifts! While personal property coverage is an important part of your homeowners insurance, it's a good idea to take a close look at your policy to understand what this coverage can help protect. Though personal property... Read More