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InsureCast
a division of Gaston & Associates, Inc. 
Technology Insurance
Loss Scenarios for IT Firms
  Breach of security.
A telecommunications firm is sued by a customer claiming they were sold a defective system with inadequate security protections. The customer claims the faulty system allowed individuals to access their phone system and, as a result, they incurred fraudulent overseas charges.
Indemnity Paid: $3,450,000
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What’s special about InsureCast?

  • You work directly with principals and receive personal attention
  • Well-established company, in business since 1895, not a fly-by-night company
  • Experience in handling the special needs of technology companies (network security, hacker protection, viruses)
  • InsureCast represents virtually every A-Rated carrier with specialty products for technology businesses so we can market your account aggressively and secure the best pricing available
 
 

Who is InsureCast?

InsureCast is a division of Gaston & Associates, Inc., a NY based insurance agency tracing its roots through 4 generations of family, and incorporated in 1895.

Our customers range from start-ups to public companies. We serve about four thousand clients nationally and throughout the world. InsureCast's marketing territory is national in scope, and we hold property-casualty and life-health licenses in all states except Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and West Virginia. We are dedicated to giving excellent service to all our clients and continue our 117 years of providing business and professional liability insurance. More...

 
 
 
InsureCast

- a division of Gaston & Associates, Inc.

Company History and Purpose

Gaston & Associates’ InsureCast division was created in 1999 to address the specific coverage needs of emerging technology and Internet businesses. The InsureCast division now provides insurance coverage to hundreds of clients in the forty-eight states and Canada.

Gaston & Associates, Inc. celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1995. The agency was originally founded under the name of Frederick K. Gaston, Inc. as a borough agent for Travelers in New York City. From our beginning, the firm has enjoyed steady growth and over the years has become recognized by our insurance companies and clients as a progressive agency with conservative roots and values. We have earned our reputation for professionalism due to the special attention given to the needs and requirements of our clients.

In 1994 Gaston & Associates opened its second office in the Northern Westchester area.

Gaston & Associates is a financially secure, professional organization dedicated to providing the best insurance products available to our clients at the most reasonable costs. We specialize in providing personal and commercial lines of property and casualty insurance, group health coverage, and individual life insurance to the following industries:

  • Software Developers, Biotech Corporations, Large IT Consultants, Technology & Internet Companies
  • Financial Institutions and Hedge Funds
  • Trust and Estate Departments

Our clients are primarily secured through the referral of current clients, and through the relationships we have developed and maintained with professional organizations such as financial institutions and law firms.

By providing outstanding services and assistance to our customers, our reputation has distinguished our agency as a top performer with our clients.

The mission of Gaston & Associates is to provide professional insurance services to the insureds and carriers we represent. We strive to develop a customer base that can appreciate our service orientation and value-added approach. We provide our clients with competitive, high quality insurance oriented products. We endeavor to maintain long term customer relationships that are based on coverage and service.

To accomplish these goals, we establish work flows and procedures that enable us to provide a constant high level of service to our customers. We staff with competent, ethical individuals who are dedicated to continuing education and professional development. We embrace technology as a means to enhance service and improve communication.

Agency relationships are developed only with the strongest insurance carriers and reliable intermediaries who share our high standards and value added approach. We consider these relationships to be partnerships, and only represent A.M. Best “A” rated carriers. Read our Mission Statement

 
 
 
InsureCast

Professional Liability Insurance for Tech, Software, Internet, IT and Biotech Firms

InsureCast, a division of Gaston & Associates, Inc., is offering specialized insurance to technology, biotech, software and Internet companies.

The explosive growth of the Internet and other new technologies over the past several years has revolutionized nearly every industry. Ultimately commercial insurance business has proven to be no exception. However, to this point the insurance industry has been slow to adapt, leaving many carriers and agents unprepared to respond to new developments.

Created to fill the gap and address the unique coverage needs related to ecommerce and technology development, InsureCast is a specialty technology risk management practice focused exclusively on this rapidly changing risk and coverage environment. Through our concentration on technology, InsureCast has forged distinctive relationships with insurance companies offering specialized programs that offer broader tech-oriented coverage and superior pricing to technology companies.
 
 

Find out how the application process works for professional liability insurance

InsureCast, a division of Gaston & Associates, Inc., takes pride in excellent customer service. To find out how the entire process works; from filling out the questionnaire online to receive a colorful detailed proposal from us, click here to download the Gaston Unique Process PDF document.
 
 
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