Top 5 Mistakes Made Filing Insurance Claims

Now that Winter Storm Jonas is done dropping over some 24” of snow in our area, affected business and home owners have moved on to the next phase: trying to figure out if insurance will cover their ice and snow damage.

In the chaos that follows a natural disaster, mistakes can be made that either […]

February 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

10 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Fall has fallen and winter is not that far away. With the cold weather come harsh driving conditions along dangerous roads, especially here in the mountains of West Virginia. Driving in winter weather is no simple task and many face challenges at some point during the season while behind the wheel.

The following is a […]

October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

5 Reasons to Report Injuries Fast!

No one wants to think about getting hurt on the job, it’s a messy ordeal for everyone involved. But what if an accident did occur, are you prepared to take action immediately? Being prepared and ready to report injuries quickly can save both you and your business a lot of headache. Additionally, the quicker […]

October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Kids Helping Kids

Stockert Youth Center, located in Buckhannon, West Virginia, strives to provide youth a safe place to learn and play. To meet this mission, the center provides after school programs, tutoring, and of course athletic programs, such as basketball. In the last year, Allegheny Insurance has worked with center director, Deborah Brockleman, to donate bottled […]

October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Do You Own Vacant Land?

People love to ride ATV’s, play, hike and do other recreational activities on vacant land. For this reason, it’s typically not the lack of income from vacant land that is the largest financial risk, it’s the liability. As the land owner, you could be held liable if someone were to get injured on your […]

June 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Are You In Control?

As the economy picks up in 2015 we are seeing more jobs which equal more risks especially when it comes to uninsured sub-contractors. These uninsured sub-contractors can create big surprises for your business when your General Liability and Workers Compensation policies are audited. Insurance companies are starting to view these contractors as your employees.

Insurance […]

April 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Importance of Scheduling Items of Value

Your homeowners policy is subject to limitations and exclusions, particularly for valuable property, such as jewelry, guns or high-end heirlooms. To fully insure valuable personal property, it must be scheduled.
By scheduling items that you treasure, you have a description of the item, its value, and then you can insure it for what it would […]

March 16th, 2015|News|

A Big Threat Small Businesses Are Ignoring

Protecting your identity in the internet age is no easy task, especially those who deal with sensitive information about customers or employees. Hackers are increasingly targeting small to medium sized businesses since they are low-hanging fruit in the form of networks with poor security. Whether it’s a stolen computer or an improperly shredded document, […]

March 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

‘Keep the Change’ program supports worthy causes

Allegheny Insurance Services, Inc. enjoys helping community groups with donated water, and the local company hopes those water bottles will inspire others to give as well.

Allegheny’s “Keep the Change” program makes the point that a one-pound, one-pint bottle of water costs 10 cents to produce, but when people refill the pint with dimes from […]

March 11th, 2015|News|

How will the Affordable Care Act impact you in 2015?

As we begin a new year, we often advise our clients to take the opportunity to look at their current insurance coverage and make sure there aren’t any gaps due to changes from the previous year.
Items that may be overlooked are new pieces of the Affordable Care Act law that are being implemented in […]

January 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|