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May 08, 2012

Green Building: The Remedy For Sustained Employee Wellness

by David S. Merker, SSMBB, LEED Green Associate, Account Manager The green design movement is picking up momentum all around us – so much so that it is no longer a movement, but rather a comm...

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May 08, 2012

Acord but No Satisfaction: Why Contractors are Challenged by the New ACORD Certificates of Insurance

by A. Peter Prinsen, Esquire, CPCU, RPLU, ASLI, AIC, Vice President and General Counsel, Sean H. Brogan, Esquire, CPCU, Producer During the past thirty years, the construction industry has re...

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May 08, 2012

Having Your Insurance Pay for Your Disaster Recovery

by G. Martin Irons, CPCU, CIC, ARM, Vice President – Technical Development Department Planning for disaster recovery is one of those topics that business owners agree is a g...

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May 08, 2012

Captive insurance: Not a quick fix, but a long-term solution

by Kevin Smith, CPCU, ARM, Vice President When Steve Becker, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Premier Magnesia, LLC (Premier), formerly Premier Chemicals, LLC, joined a Group ...

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May 08, 2012

Motivating Employees to Stay Healthy and Safe

by Mark J. Troxell, Vice President – Safety Services, Joseph McGinty, Vice President – Employee Benefits The health and safety of all employees is undoubtedly a top priority for b...

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May 08, 2012

Employee Retaliation on the Rise: Employers Beware, Be Educated

Retaliation in the workplace is illegal, yet the statistics show that these incidents continue to occur at an increasing rate.  There has been a marked increase in the number of retaliation c...

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May 08, 2012

Managing Risk in Volunteer Programs

Volunteers are a key component to the success of many organizations, especially those in Health and Human Services. Many organizations rely on volunteers to enhance services provided by staff...

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May 08, 2012

Contractual Risk Transfer: The Key to Reducing Insurance Costs for Apartment Owners & Managers

by Robert J. Scullin, ARM, Vice President-Sales Manager Apartment ownership and management can be a risky business. The property itself, the tenant’s usage of your property and your operat...

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May 08, 2012

The Real Deal on Cyber Liability Insurance

by Technical Development Division You have probably been hearing more about the concept of “cyber liability” from your insurance broker, or perhaps it is being discussed within the management...

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May 08, 2012

Private Equity Portfolio Risk Management Programs: Effective Strategy or Insurance Broker Marketing Tool?

by Kevin D. Connelly, Vice President, James P. Marquet, Producer It’s inevitable. Every private equity firm hears the Siren song of the private equity specialist insurance broker at some poin...

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May 08, 2012

Retain and Destroy Insurance Policies

A. Peter Prinsen, Esquire, CPCU, RPLU, ASLI, AIC, Vice President and General Counsel Most companies have instituted records retention policies that run the gamut from the simple to the exceed...

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May 08, 2012

Lease Agreements: Leveraging Key Provisions in the Fine Print to Mitigate Risk

by G. Martin Irons, CPCU, CIC, ARM Throughout the country, the “For Rent” sign has become a staple in commercial real estate. In many places, it is a tenant’s market. When you are negotiating...

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May 08, 2012

Acquisition Due Diligence: Know the Impact to Your Workers Compensation Mod

by G. Martin Irons, CPCU, CIC, ARM, Vice President – Technical Development Department Let me tell you the story of ABC Company, which completed a thorough due diligence of another compa...

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March 02, 2012

Volume IV, Issue 2: Q2

THE WAITING GAME: Health Care Reform   SAVE AS PDF > ...

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January 03, 2012

Issue 1: Winter

WINTER WEATHER DRIVING HAZARDS STATUTORY EMPLOYER AND BORROWED SERVANT DEFENSES IN PA Issue 1: Winter SAVE AS PDF > ...