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April 7th, 2016 by Crawford Insurance

Yep! Accidents Happen. (Then What?)

You pride yourself on being a good driver. You drive defensively, avoid texting and other distractions, take safety precautions, and keep your car in good shape. Still, accidents can happen. And when they do, you’re faced with the question: What now? For Erie Insurance customers, the best first step is to seek the advice of an expert: your ERIE agent. See also: 6 Reasons You’ll... Read Article

Garage Sale Tips: How to Find (And Negotiate) Amazing Deals

For some, the start of warm weather means getting ready for yard work, swimming, and vacations. But for bargain hunters, it’s time to scope out neighborhoods and classified ads for this weekend’s treasure hunt. That’s right – it’s garage sale season. As families clear out their homes in the name of spring cleaning, unwanted items undoubtedly find their way for sale. And if one person’s... Read Article

How Universal Design Can Help You ‘Age in Place’

For many Americans, approaching retirement also means getting ready for another major life transition – purchasing a new home. That’s because features like stairs, narrow hallways, and small bathrooms can become difficult to navigate as you age.  But what if you could have your “forever” home now?  Universal design is a new architectural science that makes this possible. It helps builders create homes that are... Read Article

Surety Bonds Vs. Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) Insurance

Surety bonds are a useful service, but not the same thing as professional liability insurance, also known as errors and omissions (E&O) insurance. You may need both surety bonds and professional liability insurance to safeguard your business. What Are Surety Bonds? A surety bond is a contract between three or more parties, issued by a surety company on behalf of a party known as the... Read Article

Driving Safely In Inclement Weather

The arrival of spring means a long break from icy, snow-packed roads and winter driving conditions. Although snow and ice may not be a problem during the warmer months, inclement weather can still cause hazardous driving conditions. High winds and heavy rains are common in the spring, and peak tornado season is during the spring and summer. Weather Hazards In The Spring and Summer During... Read Article