2020-03-16
Workers compensation is something every business owner needs. Do you need workers compensation for your business? Contact Advocate Insurance today.

We try our hardest to prevent and avoid injuries in the workplace, but unfortunately sometimes accidents still happen. Your employees spend hours at the workplace putting in time and energy, and you want to make sure they are protected. Below are a few of the most common causes of injuries in the workplace. Fatigue – Mental or physical strain which can include major stress and pain. Slips and Falls – Losing their stability on a surface which can result in a minor or major injury. Hitting an Object – Includes falling objects or projectiles that may wind up hitting an employee. Vehicle Accidents – NotRead More →

2020-02-24
get your car ready for your summer vacation with preparations and auto insurance

Cars are more complex today than ever! The advent of technology has made the mechanics of the automobile much more difficult to identify issues and make repairs. What role does insurance have in maintaining your car? The simple “fender bender” can easily cost over $1500 to do repairs these days. Regular maintenance can help you identify problems before they occur. Here’s some ideas on how to keep your vehicle properly maintained. First thing is to keep track of your dash and understand the indicator lights on it. If you have car trouble, the indicator light on your dash will indicate what is wrong. Although, youRead More →

2020-01-14

There are many problematic issues that can happen, especially when you’re out in public and at church. There have been many new and old worries for business and establishments. Our risk management service helps you identify possible hazards and complete programs to make sure your staff is ready. We want to mainly focus on churches in this blog. There are plenty of standards that should be put in place to help prevent risks or protect people in the scenario of an emergency. This includes: Security Measurements One of the least common precautions at a church is providing security or locking the doors during service. ChurchRead More →

2019-12-16
workplace safety training is important. We can help! We are located in Reading PA.

For many businesses, it is important to have a workplace safety plan set in place. This is a personalized plan for your business to help your employees avoid dangerous situations. OSHA expects every business to have safety plans in place, and there are industries that have a high risk for employee injuries that definitely need one. These industries include construction, warehouse, and road work, just to name a few. If you don’t have one in place, start 2020 on the right foot and work on setting one up. There are several details that should be included in your plan. These include: Immediate action to takeRead More →

2019-11-11
Drive safe in the winter and make sure you have the right kind of car insurance.

Farmer’s Almanac says we are in for a rough winter. Are you ready to get out your heavy coat and start sipping hot chocolate on the weekends? Whether you’re a fan of the cold or not, you’ll want to make sure your insurance is up-to-date so you’re covered over the next few months. Homeowners Insurance To ensure your house doesn’t take a beating during these freezing months, you’ll want to take some precautions. Talk to your insurance provider to find out what your homeowners insurance covers; there are also a few common precautions to take. If you’re going to be busy and away from home,Read More →

2019-10-17
Protect your home with homeowners insurance. Contact Advocate Insurance to get a quote

You may not notice any issues with your house this fall and upcoming winter season. But, if you want to save yourself from any hassles in the near future, you should be wary of what can become a problem. The temperatures are dropping and you’re getting ready for the Thanksgiving season and other family functions you may have planned, why let home maintenance issues take the fun away? One of the biggest nuisances we deal with year-round can be pests. This includes small rodents, bugs, and any other invaders that stumble into our homes. Not only will you want to clean all the rooms ofRead More →

2019-09-30
Advocate Insurance can assist you in finding any type of business insurance you may need for your business.

Do you run a small business and want to make sure it is covered in case of an emergency? Well luckily, we have an easy way to fulfill your needs with our Business Owner Package or what we call a BOP policy! This doesn’t only include basic insurance needs all business owners should have, but also insurance needs such as vehicle, property damage, business income, and bodily injury. With our Business Owner Package you get more for your money so you can obtain reliable coverage for your business. We also make it easy for you to add whatever insurance you may need to our BusinessRead More →

2019-08-07
lets talk about auto insurance coverage for Berks County PA

Everyone has auto insurance, but do you know what coverage your auto insurance provides? Different types of coverage support you in different scenarios that you may find yourself in. You should figure out what auto insurance suits you best when choosing. The common types of coverage will have noticeable differences depending on what you find yourself needing. The most common insurance is collision coverage, which covers you in the case of a crash where you hit another car or object. Comprehensive coverage will cover your car if it’s broken into, set on fire, or vandalized. Liability coverage, which is usually mandated by law, covers theRead More →

2019-07-15
Do you need Commercial Property Insurance? Contact us if you're in Berks County PA?

For our business we always want a peace of mind that, in the chance it’s hit with a disaster, we’re covered. That’s why you should know the importance of Commercial Property Insurance along with the ins and outs that come with it. Commercial Property Insurance is mainly used to cover a company and its belongings if they are damaged, stolen, or tampered with in a multitude of kinds of incidents. Unfortunately, in some cases disasters such as earthquakes and floods may not be covered, but you should check with your insurance provider firsthand. Some incidents it does cover include fires, break-ins, and other similar situations.Read More →

2019-06-04
what business insurance do you need for your business. We can help you get whatever business insurance you need.

Whether you run a small family-owned business or one on a greater scale, you’ll need to evaluate your options of insurance and what will fit your needs. Here at Advocate Insurance, we handle multiple types of business insurance. The first two types of insurance are commercial auto and commercial property insurance. Both of these insurances are specified to cover the business aspect of the property and automobile. The next insurance we have available is commercial general liability insurance. This will help business owners in cases of injury. It also covers many of the common risks that can happen to any type of business. These risksRead More →