Should You Trademark Your Name on Your Product?

What’s at risk in surname trademarks Entrepreneurship is booming and with it come new products on the market every day. It’s easy to understand why anyone who spent so much time, effort and money creating a product would want their…

Which Products Need FDA Approval?

It’s not just for food and drugs Many of my current and potential clients are entrepreneurs marketing cosmetics, foods, dietary supplements and other products they’ve created for human and pet use and consumption. When discussing their insurance needs, I often…

5 Steps to Getting a Better Product Liability Quote

Help us help you. Since we specialize in start-up businesses, I probably receive at least 50 calls per week from manufacturers, distributors and importers looking for a product liability insurance quote. Here are five steps you can take that will help…

5 Steps to Placing Your Product in a Retail Chain [Infographic]

by Karen Waksman Follow the five steps below, and watch your sales grow as your product is sold in the retail stores you are interested in! Do you have a great product that you KNOW people would buy… if only…

Patent Trolling – A Growth Industry?

Patent trolling is currently a legalized method of extorting businesses for profit. The word troll conjures up childhood images of grotesque creatures hiding under bridges waiting to pounce on unsuspecting travelers.  Well, patent trolls aren’t too different – they prey…

Vendor Portals

Making it easy to find out insurance requirements We specialize in helping start-up businesses with their Product Liability Insurance needs. We get a lot of calls from start-ups asking us to help them with their business plan and budgets. It is important for…

Scary Foodborne Illness Facts (Infographic)

 Food-borne illness: Prelude to a recall Even after working 14 years in the Product Liability Insurance industry, I was shocked at by the facts in “Product Recall and Traceability.”  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million cases…

Product Liability Risk For Engineers, Inventors and Licensors

The last step in selling your product Sadler is an insurance agency that specializes in helping start-up businesses with their Product Liability insurance needs. We speak to numerous of inventors and engineering firms. Most think their primary goal is to…

Start-Ups: Marketing to Retail Chain Stores

The critical step so many ignore I hope this blog rant will open the eyes of hopeful start-up business people and help them become successful. Even after 18 years in the business, I continue to be amazed by how many…

Many Broker-of-Record Letters Based on Deceit

Sometimes it pays to be a skeptic It’s always important to not just read, but understand anything you sign.  A Broker-of Record or Agent-of-Record letter is formal notification giving an agent or broker authority to access insurance carriers that have…