Category: Blog

← Return to Coronavirus Resources

Protecting Your Business with Interruption Coverage

By Hanson & Ryan, Inc.

Running a business comes with a lot of responsibility. Not only does it help you support your family, it also probably helps others provide for theirs as well. What would happen if a storm damaged your place of business so badly that you are unable to operate? Are you protected? If you have...


Insurance Audits: What You Need to Know

By Hanson & Ryan, Inc.

The term “audit” probably doesn’t conjure up positive feelings when you hear it. But when it comes to insurance audits, they are a common industry practice, and can even bring some insurance savings to your business. Even though they are common, they are often misunderstood. We’re here...


Preparing for and Protecting Your Home from Floods

By Hanson & Ryan, Inc.

A flood can change your life in an instant. It can threaten your home, your financial security, and even the lives of those you love. While you can’t change the weather, you can do your best to prepare for the worst and potentially minimize the damage. Here are some tips to help you do it. Your...

Group of people going charity work putting hands in the middle of the circle

2020 Year in Philanthropy Review

By Barbara Dunn

At Hanson & Ryan, Inc., philanthropy plays a significant role in our values; we are always looking to give back to the community. As we bid the year a long-awaited farewell in hopeful anticipation of a healthy and happy year ahead, we’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on some of our...

Woman types and smiles at laptop

Home-Based Business Insurance

By Sean Ryan

Do you sell clothing, Tupperware, nail art, makeup, skin care, jewelry, or homemade crafts out of your home? If you do, then you’re already familiar with the significant investment that goes into building and maintaining a business. Now, if your inventory were to be stolen or damaged due to a...


2021 Year in Philanthropy Review

By Jennifer Rossolillo

“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something” – Mother Teresa Giving back is a core value at Hanson & Ryan, Inc. We are always looking for ways to give back to the local...

cyber liability insurance

Cyber Liability Insurance

By Kristta Bennett

With each passing day, technology becomes increasingly important for the operations and success of your business. The amount of information stored and transmitted digitally continues to rise and with it so does the risk for businesses. One stolen laptop or hacked account can compromise the personal...

saleswoman standing in front of colleagues

Business Property Insurance Questions (And Answers!)

By Paul Harte

Your business is essential to your livelihood. It not only puts food on your table and keeps a roof over your head, but it does the same for your family, your employees, and their families. What if the unexpected happens that causes a minor or even major business interruption? What if a fire breaks...

bronze taps at a brewery

Craft Breweries’ Insurance Exposure Risk Factors: Everything You Need to Know

By Carol Voorhis

In the past 30 years, the number of brewers in the U.S. has grown from less than 100 to more than 2,400 and counting, 98 percent of which are considered regional craft brewers, microbreweries or brewpubs. As this niche of the industry continues to grow at an exponential pace, so, too, does the need...

woman in front of whiteboard

Employment Practices Liability Insurance

By James Rini

Employers are vulnerable to lawsuits during all stages of employment – from a potential employee’s pre-interview phase all the way through an employee’s exit interview. Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) helps protect your business from the risks involved in employing people by...