NEWS AT INSURANCE PARTNERS
Insurance Partners Agency Continues Expansion With Sirak Insurance Agency Merger

Insurance Partners Agency, Inc. is pleased to announce expansion into Ohio’s Stark County by adding Sirak Insurance Agency, Inc. to the Insurance Partners Agency family of merged companies. Sirak Insurance Agency’s strength in the areas of business insurance, professional liability and medical malpractice insurance is very similar to that of Insurance Partners’. By joining forces, the combined strengths benefits clients of both agencies with the broadest capabilities in insurance and risk management resources.

“This is a fine agency with good personnel that will be a great addition to the Insurance Partners Agency family.” said Insurance Partners Agency President George Dadas. “The new operation is known as Sirak Insurance Partners. The addition provides a sixth convenient northeast Ohio office for our customers to call and stop in for exceptional customer service.” The new Insurance Partners office is located in the Canton office where Sirak Insurance Agency resided.  Full Story ...

Concealed Weapons Complications

The nationwide debate over gun control in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre has raised a number of issues — including potential insurance liability for businesses in states that permit citizens to carry concealed weapons. Here’s why: A company that allows customers or visitors on its premises has a legal obligation to exercise “reasonable care” in keeping them safe, a responsibility that includes warning them about any hidden dangerous conditions. For example, in states with “concealed carry” laws, a store owner might need to post warnings that sales clerks are armed.  Full Story ...

How Does Increase to Minimum Liability Requirements Affect You?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer recently reported that Ohio is raising the minimum auto insurance liability coverage for the first time in 44 years. Effective at the end of 2013, the new minimum limit is $25,000 per person/$50,000 per accident for bodily injury liability and $25,000 for property damage liability.

As an auto insurance consumer, you might be wondering how this affects you. Insurance Partners Agency has long recommended that clients have liability coverage that is higher than these minimum amounts so as to be properly protected. Policyholders who already have higher limits will, therefore, not be affected by the increased minimum.  Full Story ...