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August 23, 2021

Website Accessibility Under the ADA: Where Guidance is Scarce and Lawsuits are Plentiful

The internet has dramatically enhanced the way that people interact with each other and the way that public entities and private companies do business with consumers.  It has also led to a rise i...

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July 01, 2021

A New Era for Cybercriminals: Easy access to inexpensive, large scale computing solutions driving increased cyber liability risk

Advances in shared computing infrastructure like cloud computing and the overall commoditization of computing, storage, and networking tools have created a boon for small organizations and start-ups t...

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July 01, 2021

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”): A Unique Challenge for Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Programs

What is a SPAC? A SPAC, or “blank-check company,” is a shell company formed with the intent of raising capital through an Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) for the sole purpose ...

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June 22, 2021

With Cyber Attacks On the Rise, Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Measures are Necessary to Safeguard Your Organization

Having proper Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) protocols in place does not eliminate the need for insurance but it can lessen the cost and loss potential dramatically. With ransomware attacks and bus...

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June 15, 2021

Key Considerations Before and After a Hurricane

With hurricane season officially underway – and an overactive one anticipated once again – business leaders and property owners need to ensure they are adequately prepared from an insuranc...

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May 17, 2021

FEMA Risk Rating 2.0

In 1968, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was created to help provide property owners the ability to purchase sufficient insurance to protect themselves from the potentially devastating dam...

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May 10, 2021

Fiduciaries of All Retirement Plans - Beware of Excess Fee Claims

Employers that sponsor retirement plans should be concerned about potential liability for excessive fee claims. The fiduciaries of a retirement plan have a duty to ensure that plan investment manageme...

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April 01, 2021

Pennsylvania State Court Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Dental Practice Seeking Coverage for Business Income Losses Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

In what appears to be the first Pennsylvania State Court ruling which addresses in detail the “physical loss of or damage to” hurdle for COVID-19 business interruption claims in property p...

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March 30, 2021

Federal OSHA COVID-19 related Complaints and Inspections

OSHA has published statistics on their response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. According to the OSHA COVID-19 Response summary, between February 1, 2020 and March 7, 2021 Federal OSHA has received at total...

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March 18, 2021

Employer Control of Medical Care in New Jersey Under Attack

Employers in New Jersey have long controlled workers compensation costs by having some measure of control over the medical care supplied to their employees for work-related injuries. A recent New Jers...

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February 08, 2021

Do I need to report work-related COVID-19 hospitalizations or deaths?

On January 1, 2015, OSHA established the latest requirements for reporting work-related deaths and work-related hospitalizations. The COVID-19 pandemic has not changed any of those requirements. Accor...

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February 03, 2021

Can your organization survive an uninsured Ransomware event?

If you're not prepared your renewal might not include this critical coverage. Every year we say the cyber insurance market is evolving. While it sounds redundant, it remains true. Years ago, the prio...

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January 12, 2021

4th Quarter 2020 Compliance Recap

The final quarter of 2020 was perhaps the most “normal” with respect to all issues compliance- and benefits-related. We saw the typical updates of federal limits for various benefits/fees and...

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January 06, 2021

Significant Benefits Issues in New COVID-19 Relief Legislation

The COVID-19 relief bill recently passed by Congress contains several important employee benefit-related provisions, including restrictions on “surprise medical bills,” new plan and health co...