Protecting You, Always: Our Commitment to Your Peace of Mind Continues

You’ve probably noticed it. You probably read about it. You’ve probably seen it on the news. Insurance rates have been on the rise this year. The reasons for this rise in costs are several and include the following: While the news that premiums are going up might cause some panic, we are committed to continue […]

Year End Insurance Policy Planning and Review

Every business owner needs a comprehensive insurance plan for their business. When an unplanned incident happens, your insurance policies cover a variety of exposures, including property, liability, employer, and more. Without proper coverage, your finances could receive a heavy hit, and you may even lose your business.  You can think of each business insurance policy […]

Protect Your Business from Data Breaches and Cyber Security Threats

Businesses regularly collect data relating to their company, employees, clients, vendors, partners, and more. Therefore, protecting your business from data breaches isn’t just for self-preservation but also to protect the data of other sources your company uses. Data breaches are becoming more common for both large and small businesses, so it’s essential for all companies […]

5 Things Your Business Owners Policy is Missing

If you own a small enterprise and looking for an insurance policy for your business, a business owner’s policy, or BOP, can be a great solution.  Below we go over what a business owners policy is, what it covers, its advantages, and things your BOP might be missing.  What is a Business Owners Policy Insurance? […]

Cleaning and Maintenance Tips to Prevent Insurance Claims

Whether you love the opportunity to clean, inspect, and do some maintenance work around the house, or you find it to be a tedious chore, the value of doing some much-needed cleaning is undeniable. Regularly inspecting and maintaining your house or commercial building(s) is just as important as regularly checking and maintaining your car.  For […]

What is Flood Insurance and Why Do You Need It?

As defined by FEMA, a flood is: A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of 2 or more acres of normally dry land area or of 2 or more properties (at least 1 of which is your property) from: Overflow of inland or tidal waters; or Unusual and rapid accumulation or runoff […]

Does a Nonprofit Organization Need Directors and Officers (D&O) Coverage?

Nonprofits often face intense scrutiny about how they use their funds and their method of operations. Where claims are made against directors of a nonprofit, the organization, directors, officers, and trustees can find they are neck-deep in expensive legal procedures, resulting in huge fees, penalties, and litigation costs.  Even the best intentions can result in […]

Commercial Lines Claim Stories

Having commercial insurance is one of the best ways to protect a business from unpredictable situations. At Otterstedt, we understand that most businesses are always one disaster or lawsuit away from closure.  Here are some examples of real-life stories of how we help our clients navigate various unexpected challenges, keeping their businesses afloat.  Story 1: […]

Why Choose Otterstedt for Your Small Business Insurance

If you own a small business in New Jersey, you’ve probably come across many agencies selling small business insurance. But the truth is, most insurance agencies in NJ will sell insurance that meets your budget but not your small business needs. That’s where Otterstedt comes in to provide something different.  Here’s how.  Personalized Service Otterstedt […]

Annual Business Insurance Checkup: Make Sure You Have The Proper Coverage

Reviewing your business insurance during an annual checkup is important for ensuring your business is successful and you aren’t missing any coverage. Depending on how your business may have changed or grown since your last review, you should consider examining your policies to see if they still meet your needs. The last thing you want […]

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