Year: 2016

New "Hands Free Law" will ban Cellphones while driving

By Eric DeBerry Owner, DeBerry Insurance Agency As your hometown insurance agency, we have been cautioning drivers against cellphone use while driving for many years.  It is no secret that auto accidents due to distracted driving are increasing in number. Single car accidents resulting from distracted driving are especially on the rise. This July, a new law will go into effect for the entire State... Read Article

Best Uses For Special Event Insurance

In today’s litigious society, it may be wise to consider purchasing special event insurance if you are planning a wedding, a large party, or another event. This type of insurance can help protect your investment in the event and provide liability coverage for various types of potential claims. Speak with our friendly, helpful agency about an insurance policy to cover your special event. What Is... Read Article

Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Internal Damage?

When they think of homeowners insurance, many people have fires, storms, and natural disasters in mind. But what about internal damage, such as water leaks and mold? Are these problems covered? Your policy is likely to cover certain types of internal damage, but not all. Our knowledgeable agency will be happy to review your homeowners insurance policy and ensure you are covered for any eventuality.... Read Article

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

What Happens If I Cancel My Life Insurance Early?

A life insurance policy is a wise investment, but also a financial commitment. Most are effective for 30 years or more. For your policy to remain in effect, you must continue paying your premiums, month after month. If the premium payments are putting a strain on your budget, you may be considering the option of canceling early, although people also cancel for other reasons. Our... Read Article