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Workers' compensation insurance is a critical aspect of operating a contracting business in California. As a contractor, understanding the ins and outs of workers' comp coverage is essential for ensuring compliance with state laws, protecting your employees, and safeguarding your business. Learn more about workers' comp as a contractor in California, and then partner with Field Gibson as your commercial insurance broker to simplify your coverage.

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Ensuring workplace safety and managing the risk of workplace injuries is a top priority for any business, especially in California where workers' compensation regulations are stringent. At Field Gibson Dibuduo DeFendis, we recognize the vital importance of proactive risk management in safeguarding both employees and employers. In this blog, we'll delve into our strategies for workplace safety and workers' compensation in California.

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Field Gibson, a seasoned commercial insurance agent with more than 46 years in the industry, offers specialized insurance solutions to arboreal businesses in California. Working together with DiBuduo & DeFendis, one of California's largest insurance brokerages, Gibson helps arborists substantially save on their insurance costs.

See some of the ways our commercial insurance agent can help arborists and their businesses. Get a quote today!

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Field Gibson, under the umbrella of Dibuduo & DeFendis, takes pride in delivering not just insurance but peace of mind to our clients. Our commitment extends beyond providing primary insurance and acting as your trusted insurance broker. In this article, we shed light on the pivotal role of Field Gibson's dedicated Claims Department in ensuring a seamless and stress-free claims experience for our California clients.


If you own a business in the arbor industry, you know arborists play a vital role in maintaining the health and aesthetics of California's trees, a job that comes with potential risks and liabilities. As an arborist, protecting your business with the right insurance coverage is essential. Field Gibson at Dibuduo & DeFendis is a trusted insurance broker based in California. We understand the unique needs of arborists and are committed to helping them save on their insurance costs. Contact us today to see how we can help you save!


SkillsUSA: a unique program in Paso Robles

As local schools struggle to meet federal and state mandates toward student performance, shining lights continue to illuminate the many positive things happening within our schools — SkillsUSA being one of those.

It’s both an honor and pleasure to see our students excel year in and year out. From the Region 2 competitions in February, California State SkillsUSA Competition in April to teh National SkillsUSA Conference and Competition in Kansas City, MO in June, Paso Robles students continue to bring home top honors.

Competing against students from across the nation, the contests’ challenge student’s skills developed in their individual areas of choice study: everything from carpentry to nursing. The myriad of competition...


Fourth Annual Paso Robles Harvest Marathon is approaching!

It’s that time of the year again: the Paso Robles grape harvest is ramping up, the Indian summer is upon us, and what better time of the year than fall to enjoy a run amongst the vines?

The days are counting for the Fourth Annual Paso Robles Harvest Marathon, slated for Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at the scenic Le Vigne Winery ( The marathon/half-marathon/5K is a certified Boston Marathon qualifier sponsored by the Paso Robles Rotary Club.

Organizers expect to build upon the success of last year’s event with even more participants and fitness action amongst the...


Donating to local charities: The Wellness Kitchen

Giving back to the local community is a large part of doing business for insurance agent Field Gibson.

That’s why when it came to to choose a local real estate agent to provide representation, the choice wasn’t simple. But because that sense of community giving is so important to us, it made sense to choose Heart to Heart Real Estate.

On Sept. 7, Gibson joined co-founders Mark McConnell and Liz Lee Marziello in presenting a $1,380 check to The Wellness Kitchen in Templeton. The...