News Archive

Extremely Cold Weather: Prevent Frozen Household Pipes

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
  With the temperature in the single digits, it's important to prevent frozen household pipes. Frozen pipes are a problem by themselves because they prevent water flow, but even worse, frozen pipes can eventually burst, causing damage and potential flooding. Here are some steps to prevent... Read More

A Holiday Message from Greg Gunn & Ted Mowery

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
  2017 was a wonderful year at Gunn-Mowery and marked 32 years in business! There is no slowing down for us. This year we added 11 new team members to the Upside of Insurance and we had a record-breaking number of employees take continuing education insurance certification... Read More

Get ready to convert from paper logbooks to Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Beginning on December 18, 2017, phase 2 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations (FMCSA) Electronic Logging Device Final Rule will come into effect. Starting on December 18, interstate trucking carriers and drivers will be required to use the following electronic logging devices:  ... Read More

5 Potential Fire Risks in Your Home

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
It's the Holiday season! Before you break out the space heaters and candles for decorating, take a moment to educate yourself on fire hazards that are hidden in your home. Read on to learn about five potential risk factors that could be hidden in your home and how to take action toward better home... Read More

Equifax’s Insurance Is Said Likely Inadequate Against Breach

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by Jordan Duras
Since the Equifax data breach, which saw the personal information of many consumers hacked, much has been written about liability of the company in the breach. Equifax, like most companies in the sector, has cyber insurance to cover incidents related to hacks. However, reports suggest Equifax cyber... Read More

Benefits Habits of Employees that We Need to Break

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
  Participants don't review any annual enrollment materials. Employees are making or not making decisions based on little or no knowledge. TIP: Employers can implement a strategic communications campaign to educate and engage employees in the format appropriate for that employee... Read More

NEW OSHA Record Keeping Requirements for 2017

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
Starting in 2017, OSHA created a new rule to the record keeping standard that requires organizations to submit their OSHA logs online to a webpage that OSHA has provided. The reasoning behind this change is OSHA believes that making injury information publicly available will motivate employers to... Read More

Factors Driving Increasing Cost of Auto Insurance

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
The auto industry is experiencing significant loss costs. Industry combined ratios have been over 102 percent each year since 2011, and frequency and severity are up across all personal coverage types, except comprehensive. While the entire industry will no doubt be forced to respond, we wanted you... Read More

How much can preventative dental care save you on medical costs?

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017 by Jamie Mowery Lewis
A new report conducted by Dauphin County-based United Concordia Dental reveals heading to the dentist regularly can lower your health care costs.  "Our newest study revealed a substantial correlation between preventative dental care compliance and medical claims costs," said Dr. James Bramson,... Read More