"Blog" Archives

  1. Employment Practices Liability Insurance

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    From the moment that you start the pre-hiring process until the exit interview, you are vulnerable to an employment-related lawsuit. As a result, your business should take a hard look at whether it can afford to defend itself against alleged wrongful employment practices accusations. If not, there is an insurance solution called employment practices liability […]

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  2. Are You Prepared for Employment-related Practices?

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Employment-related lawsuits are a growing concern for employers of all sizes. As costs for litigation and damage awards climb, experts predict that employment liability will only become more complex. As a result, it is critical for employers to understand their exposures and options to manage the risk. Strategies to Reduce Your Company’s Exposure Two effective […]

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  3. DOL Withdraws Joint Employment Guidelines

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Highlights The withdrawal reverts DOL policy to the direct control standard that existed in 2015. The withdrawal does not relieve employers of joint employment liability. The withdrawal limits the scope of where joint employment situations may exist. Important Dates June 7, 2017  The DOL withdraws its 2016 joint employment guidance. OVERVIEW On June 7, 2017, […]

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  4. DOL Withdraws Worker Classification Guidance

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Highlights: The DOL has withdrawn its 2015 guidance on worker classification. Employers are still required to properly classify workers as employees or independent contractors. The withdrawal means that employers must look to tests established by the courts for guidance. Important Dates June 7, 2017-The DOL withdrew its 2015 administrative interpretation on how to apply the […]

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  5. OSHA Signals Intention to Delay Electronic Reporting

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    HIGHLIGHTS The rule requires OSHA to create and provide a secure website to transmit electronic information. Under the rule, OSHA will publicize the information received from the electronic reports. The final rule has met significant opposition and its validity is currently being challenged in federal court. OVERVIEW The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) electronic […]

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  6. Navigating an Auto Claim

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Getting into an automobile accident is scary enough without the added stress of being unsure how to handle the situation. We want you to have all the information that you need to navigate this trying experience with ease. Here’s how to maneuver through this process:   Get out of your car and provide assistance to […]

  7. Antique and Classic Car Insurance

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Since you have purchased a classic or antique vehicle, you’ll want to insure it properly, as it is an investment. Coverage Inclusions A typical classic car insurance policy includes the following: Agreed value coverage: Pays for the car’s full-insured value with no depreciation in the event of a total loss, less your deductible. Inflation guard: […]

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  8. Auto Claims After a Car Accident

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Auto insurance is meant to protect you by covering your bills after an accident. However, the amount of compensation can vary greatly depending on the type of claim that’s made by insurance carriers and the value of your vehicle. The decision to have your vehicle repaired or declared a total loss directly impacts how much […]

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  9. Why Are Auto Insurance Prices Rising?

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    Inflation will cause the price of all insurance policies to rise slowly, but you may have noticed that your auto insurance has risen more than normal lately. Most lines of insurance cycle between soft and hard markets over a number of years, which has a direct impact on the price you pay. Now, the auto […]

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  10. NEWSBRIEF: U.S. Aftermath of WannaCry Ransomware Yet to be Seen

    by Elaine

    Category: Blog

    The WannaCry ransomware that has spread across 150 countries since Friday has appeared to slow down, but employees starting the workweek should be careful, as the effects in the United States are yet to be determined. WannaCry locks users out of their computers by exploiting a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows. It then […]

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