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March 30, 2015

Defective Product Liability: Claims and Coverage Considerations

If you are a manufacturer, there are three types of product defects you need to be aware of: design defects, manufacturing defects and marketing defects. Not only can your defective product l...

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March 23, 2015

A Property and Casualty Insurance Playbook for Property Owners in 2015

This article originally published on Commercial Property Executive’s website on January 19, 2015. By Kevin D. Smith, CPCU, ARM, Vice President As commercial property owners plan for the year ...

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March 23, 2015

Addressing Distractions in the Workplace to Improve Patient Safety Outcomes

By Bette McNee, RN, NHA, Clinical Risk Management Consultant In the health and human services industry today, practitioners such as doctors, nurses, psychiatrists and other types of caregiver...

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March 23, 2015

Creating & Implementing a Construction Safety Plan

Being a successful contractor involves more than being good at your craft. It also involves establishing and maintaining strong client relationships that will grow and sustain your business f...

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March 17, 2015

Volume VII, Issue 1: Q1 2015

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March 16, 2015

Contingent Business Interruption vs. Business Interruption Insurance

While many businesses are aware of the need for Business Interruption Insurance, what they don’t realize is that it is strictly limited to a loss that occurs to their property, not one experi...

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March 09, 2015

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Whenever I conduct an internal investigation related to slips, trips and falls, there are three areas of prevention I focus on: working environment, employees and policies/procedures. Working...

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March 02, 2015

Court Ruling Improves Liability Coverage for Manufacturers

In a surprise move, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal filed by National Union in a case involving a window manufacturer whose windows leaked and caused third-party da...

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February 23, 2015

Cyber Liability Insurance: Working With Subcontractors

Two of the biggest misconceptions about Cyber Liability Insurance is that any policy will do and that you can simply put it in place and never worry about it again. Wrong.  This is especially...

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February 16, 2015

OSHA Safety Recommendations for Central Laundry Operations

As recently announced by the United States Department of Labor, New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposed its employees to contaminated laundry and tuberculosis risks. ...

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February 09, 2015

Protect Your Loss History with Lease Insurance Requirements

With the commercial real estate market bouncing back in many regions, 2015 is shaping up to be a promising year for landlords. As the market continues to improve and you attract new tenants, ...

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February 02, 2015

Business Interruption Insurance Maximizes the Effectiveness of Your Business Continuity Plan

Disasters strike every day, and while you can’t predict when they’ll occur you can prepare for them. One of the best ways to do this is by supplementing a comprehensive business continuity pl...

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January 26, 2015

Dangers of Social Media: A Guide for Healthcare Organizations

While social media can be a useful tool, both personally and professionally, it is not without its risks – especially if you’re a health and human services organization. With the proliferatio...

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January 19, 2015

Contractual Risk Transfer: Additional Insured Endorsements – Part 3 of 3

This is the third post in a three-part series about contractual risk transfer. The general overview of contractual risk transfer provided a general overview of contractual risk transfer and t...

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January 12, 2015

After Ebola: Preparing for the next catastrophic pandemic

This article originally published on McKnight’s website on January 7, 2015. by Rafael Haciski, ESQ. In 1986, it was AIDS. In 2002, it was SARS. In 2006, it was Swine Flu. In 2009, it was Avia...