Named Storm Deductibles

The heavy rainfall, high wind and storm surges associated with hurricanes and other intense storms can devastate any business, even those located hundreds of miles off a coast. Because these storms have the potential to cause tens of billions of dollars in damage, insurance providers generally use special, “named storm deductibles,” to provide coverage in…

Hurricane Safety Tips

Ocean City, Maryland officially recognized the week of May 7-13, 2017 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Here's a short video with the National Weather Service's basic hurricane preparedness tips: http://www.weather.gov/media/wrn/MP4/2017HurricanePrepWeekThemeSummary.mp4 Here are some additional resources you can reference to increase your family's safety: National Weather Service (weather.gov) Hurricane Preparedness Page Ready.Gov Family Emergency Communication Plan…

Deeley Group Serves – The Philanthropic Arm of Deeley Group

Deeley Group Serves was recently formed as the employee led philanthropic arm of Deeley Insurance Group. Deeley Group surveyed our team on how to improve our culture and workplace. We had an overwhelming response for better ways to give back to our amazing community. We are incredibly lucky to work near the beach and for…

Change Dropbox Password Now!

Do you use Dropbox? And what are you storing there? Journalists at Motherboard reported that they obtained documents which show that more than 68 million users were affected by the data breach at Dropbox—one of the world’s largest file-hosting companies. The information contained in the documents has since been identified as authentic by officials at…

Hurricane Storm Terminology – Know the Terms!

Keep these terms in mind so you know when to start preparations for incoming weather. Tropical Cyclone: A warm-core, non-frontal, synoptic-scale cyclone, originating over tropical or subtropical waters, with organized deep convection and a closed surface wind circulation about a well-defined center. Once formed, a tropical cyclone is maintained by the extraction of heat energy…

Fireworks Extravaganza 2016

I love the 4th of July. I love a professional fireworks displays on a warm night. I am also pleasently surprised by the professional displays that are hosted by small towns on the Eastern Shore. Here in Willards, MD we are lucky that they host a great show on Sunday, July 3rd. Rain date is…

National Safety Month Week #1 – Stand Ready to Respond

We talk about preparation a lot. And after all those wonderful blogs about Hurricane preparation during Hurricane Preparation Week, I don't think I can devote any more time on how to prepare your disaster kit. So lets Stand Ready to Respond. Here on the Delmarva Peninsula we are literally surrounded by water. Teaching our children…