In today’s ever-changing environment, risk is constant. Business insurance isn’t. We’ll thoroughly assess your business and situation to develop creative, comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that fit your needs.
Life happens fast, and the truth is there’s nothing as valuable as peace of mind. Our goal is to protect you from the unexpected through top quality insurance coverage that works for your needs, as well as your budget.
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About Ickes Insurance Agency, Inc.
Established in 1906.
Founded over 110 years ago, our agency has stood the test of time and continues to bring the highest quality insurance services locally and throughout Pennsylvania. The Ickes family has been proudly serving the insurance needs of our clients across four generations and counting.
You can count on our team of highly experienced and licensed agents to bring you the right coverage for your business or family. In fact, each of our team members has multiple professional designations to provide the insight and expertise you need in an insurance advisor.
It takes more than years of experience to provide quality coverage. That’s why we’ve partnered with the best in the business over the years, including Keystone Insurers Group, as well as the variety of regional and national insurance carriers we partner with to offer the best coverage.
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“My agent is very easy to reach, and always returns calls. My questions and concerns are always answered quickly. They're very personable and accommodating to my needs.”Gabrielle Castro
“I've been doing business with Ickes Insurance Agency for nearly 4 years now, and it has been great so far. The agents are friendly, and very helpful when needed.”Rickey Winchell
“The pricing of their services is a very important factor for us. We think that their prices are very fair which is why we decided to go with them.”Casey David
Business Owners Policy (BOP)
As a business owner, you've worked hard to build a solid business. But what happens when the unexpected happens? Are you covered?
A business owners policy is uniquely designed to protect your most important assets, including your business, its continuation, your employees, and your way of life. Discuss the details of this coverage with your agent and ensure that you're protected.
Errors and Omissions Liability (E&O)
If you perform services for others, you are at risk of not doing the work correctly (errors) or not doing it at all (omissions). Lawsuits can arise claiming the error or omission harmed your client and caused them a financial loss.
Errors and omissions liability insurance protects any business that gives advice, makes educated recommendations, designs solutions, or represents the needs of others. Ensure you have this important coverage if you perform services for clients.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (D&O)
Directors and officers (such as board members) are exposed to increased risk factors and are held accountable for acts that claim negligence in the performance of their duties. Any resulting lawsuits are typically expensive to defend, resulting in potentially large settlements.
Obtain comprehensive coverage to protect senior individuals of your company. Directors and officers liability insurance provides coverage for the legal costs to defend a covered lawsuit and provides the money necessary for any settlement beyond the defense costs.
What happens when your business faces a large liability loss that exceeds the basic limit of your standard policy?
A commercial umbrella policy provides high limits of insurance, typically between $2,000,000 and $10,000,000. Coverage is extended over your general liability insurance, workers' compensation, business auto, as well as directors and officers liability coverage. It provides a great safety net and helps ensure your business is well protected.
Businesses are susceptible to many risks, such as claims due to bodily injury, property damage, personal injury, and more.
General liability insurance is an absolute necessity for any business. It provides broad coverage when you are deemed responsible and liable, and will also pay to defend any covered lawsuit or action regardless of its merit.
Crime and Fidelity Bond
What will you do if one of your trusted employees is found guilty of doing something dishonest?
Crime and fidelity coverage is designed to provide coverage for employee dishonesty, forgery and depository, theft, destruction and disappearance, and more. Discuss the details of this coverage with your agent to learn more.
Could your business cause damage to the environment? If so, are you covered?
Environmental insurance provides protection if an environmental catastrophe occurs.
With technology performing many tasks in today's world, a breakdown can cause a significant financial burden, including the cost to repair the equipment, the interruption of your business, as well as any lost income and extra expenses.
Comprehensive coverage provides protection against equipment mechanical breakdown. Discuss the details of what's covered with your insurance agent.
Workers' Compensation and State Disability
If one of your employees receives an injury or becomes ill due to a work-related occurrence, you are required by law to have the proper coverage in place.
State disability and workers' compensation protects your employees should a job-related injury or sickness occur during the course of employment. This coverage is required by law, so be sure that you have it.
Business Auto Insurance
An auto accident can cause bodily injury or property damage to others for which you are responsible, potentially putting your business in financial jeopardy.
Business auto insurance provides coverage for vehicles owned or leased by a commercial enterprise and provides coverage for bodily injury, property damage, and other coverages, and includes both comprehensive and collision coverage.
Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)
On average, it's estimated that three out of five businesses will be sued by their employees. While there is nothing you can do to prevent someone from filing a lawsuit, there is something you can do to limit the costs of defending a legal claim.
Obtain employment practices liability insurance to protect your business and its directors, officers. and employees from alleged employment-related acts such as wrongful termination, failure to promote, discrimination, and sexual harassment.
The Internet has spun a whole new web of liability exposures. E-commerce, social networking, cloud storage, and other technologies bring great benefits to large and small businesses alike. But with these benefits also come challenges, including protection of privacy, data, and financial information of your customers.
Cyber liability coverage covers unauthorized access to electronic data or software within your network. It also provides coverage for spreading a virus, computer theft, extortion, or any unintentional act, mistake, error, or omission made by an employee. This coverage is quickly becoming more and more important as you embrace technology to help run your businesses.
What would you do if a fire impacted the operation of your business? Or what if a pipe leak caused a system outage or extended downtime? These and other events can destroy your ability to serve clients and bring in revenue, which can have a major long-term impact on the viability of your business.
Business income insurance compensates you for lost income if the business cannot operate as normal due to damage that is covered under your commercial property insurance policy, such as fire or water damage. Business interruption insurance covers the revenue you would have earned, based on your financial records, had the incident not occurred. The policy also covers operating expenses, like electricity, that continue even though business activities have come to a temporary halt.
Your business property is a significant financial investment. What if something happens to it?
Commercial property insurance can help protect the property your business owns or leases, including things like equipment, inventory, furniture, and fixtures. Whether you own your building or lease your workspace, commercial property insurance can be purchased separately or can be combined with other necessary coverage to protect your business’ physical assets.
We can help you ensure a sound financial future for you, your family, and your business by providing customized recommendations based on your individual situation and goals.
- Life Insurance protection
- College funding
- Retirement planning
- Business planning
- Mortgage protection using life insurance
- Estate planning
- Leaving a legacy