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What is an Insurance Adjuster?

Most of us know what an insurance company is. But just what is an insurance adjuster? Sometimes it’s not clear who adjusters are and how they’re trained for the job. (After all, how many colleges offer “insurance adjusting” as a major?) To get some answers, we went behind the scenes with Chad Smith, a property claims specialist at Erie Insurance who handles large losses. Read on to... Read Article

Can You Guess Our Biggest Driving Distraction?

Of the more than 172,000 people killed in car crashes over the past five years, one in 10 were in crashes where at least one of the drivers involved was distracted. These statistics come from data analyzed by Erie Insurance housed in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, a nationwide census of fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Erie... Read Article

Holiday Up in Flames

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Hazard-Free Holidays

The holidays are a time to come together, make memories with family and friends and enjoy one another’s company. There’s never a shortage of food and good cheer, and there’s always something to be thankful for. This year, we’ve pulled together some of our most popular (and helpful) holiday tips to make life a little easier this holiday season. (There's even a video showing how... Read Article

Zombies and Insurance – An Unlikely Duo

With all the buzz around the new season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, what if a literal zombie apocalypse happened tomorrow? While it’s highly unlikely that zombies will really take over, it’s good to know that insurance is there to protect you when things go wrong, like a telephone pole falling on your house or your TV getting fried by an electrical surge. Check out... Read Article