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August 17, 2015

Asbestos Liability: Protecting your Business with Pollution Liability Insurance

When you hear or read the term asbestos, you probably think of lawsuits. Considering asbestos litigation became the longest and most expensive mass tort in U.S. history, this isn’t surprising...

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August 10, 2015

How to Prevent Water Damage: Risk Factors & Prevention Methods

If you’re a property owner, water damage is your worst enemy. Not only can it be costly, it can be time-consuming. The best way deal with water damage is by understanding what risk factors to...

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August 03, 2015

What’s Your Property Really Worth? How Accurate Assessments Provide Proper Coverage, Replacement Costs for your Real Estate

Determining property value for property insurance coverage purposes can be challenging. There are many factors to consider. Property owners of all types and real estate CFOs in particular are...

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July 27, 2015

Hurricane Preparedness: How to Prepare Businesses for Hurricane Season

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will be a mild one. The NOAA is predicting of between six and 11 named storms with ...

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July 20, 2015

PCORI Fees Due July 31, 2015

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health insurance issuers and sponsors of self-insured health plans to pay Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees (PCORI fees). The fees are r...

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July 13, 2015

Understanding the NCCI Experience Mod

You might have heard of the term “experience modification factor” in reference to your workers compensation premiums but don’t have a clear idea of what this term means. Don’t worry. You’re n...

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July 06, 2015

Preventing Data Breaches

This article originally published on Executive Insight’s website on July 6, 2015. By Nicholas M. Cushmore, ARM, Assistant Vice President Experts have predicted 2015 will be the year of healt...

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July 06, 2015

Insurance Pricing Is Stabilized, But Beware of Other Challenges

This article originally published in Utility & Transportation Contractor, February 2015. By Carl M. Bloomfield, AAI, Vice President For all the challenges of doing business as a contracto...

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July 06, 2015

Key Lessons from Award Against Nonprofit Organization’s Directors and Officers

This article originally published on McKnight’s website on April 16, 2015. By Rafael Haciski, Esq., and Bette McNee, RN, NHA If you serve on a board of directors for a nonprofit health care o...

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July 06, 2015

Shifting Your Business Auto Policy into Overdrive: How smarter risk management decisions can put you in the fast lane

This article originally published in Utility & Transportation Contractor, June 2015. By Carl Bloomfield, AAI, Vice President and Shane Riccio, Producer Last year at a monthly claim strate...

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July 06, 2015

Risky Business for Contractors in the Fast Lane: Safety Rules for the Highway Work Zone

This article originally published in Construction Business Owner, June 2015. By Carl M. Bloomfield, AAI, Vice President and Jeffrey A. Spatz, CHST, CET, Assistant Vice President It was 1:00 ...

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July 06, 2015

The Benefits of Wearable Technology in the Workplace

With summer starting to heat up, now’s the perfect time to take a look at your company’s wellness program so you can identify ways to improve it. One of the best options for enhancing your we...

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June 29, 2015

The Abercrombie & Fitch Case and Truth about Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Employment Practices Liability Insurance is misunderstood. Some companies think it simply pertains to sexual harassment or wrongful termination. They also think that since these kinds of offe...

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June 22, 2015

What is Critical Illness Insurance and Why You should Consider Offering It

Critical illness insurance has been around for 15 and 20 years and it’s becoming increasingly popular because of the increased costs of medical care. But what exactly is it and what does it c...

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June 15, 2015

What is Inland Marine Insurance?

Inland Marine Insurance vs Marine Insurance Inland marine insurance is often misunderstood. In fact, despite the nautical language, inland marine insurance is not designed for property at sea...