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April 10, 2018

Ask The Expert: Cyber Risks During Mergers & Acquisitions

Why are cyber risks heightened during mergers & acquisitions (M&A)? There will always be heightened risk when two organizations’ information security programs merge, because the likel...

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April 10, 2018

The Important Difference Between Employee Satisfaction and Employee Engagement

For years, healthcare organizations have dedicated time and resources to improve employee satisfaction. And, for good reason – according to a recent report by The Conference Board, less than ...

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March 27, 2018

The Value of Drug Carve-Outs

According to recent reporting in Reuters, U.S. spending on prescription medicine is expected to escalate to $610 billion by 2021. This startling statistic is a major concern for many of our n...

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February 26, 2018

Cutting Healthcare Costs: Why Employers Should Consider Referenced-Based Pricing

Whether a small company or a large corporation, healthcare costs are one of the largest expenditures for any employer.  This will undoubtedly continue in 2018, with Mercer’s annual Survey of ...

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February 13, 2018

Protecting Your Property & Your Bottom Line: Rental Income Loss Coverage

Between the destructive California wildfires and the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, 2017 was a record-breaking year for natural disasters. According to a recent report ...

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January 30, 2018

Four Tips for New Employee Safety on Construction Sites

Construction is often cited as one of the most dangerous industries in the country.  According to the Reports of Fatalities and Catastrophes Archive from the U.S. Department of Labor, more th...

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January 10, 2018

Contingent Business Interruption: Protecting Your Manufacturing Facility

This year, the United States witnessed firsthand the destruction severe weather events can have on homes, businesses and local economies. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration r...

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December 18, 2017

Eliminating the Risk of Harassment in the Workplace

Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) has become an increasingly prevalent policy for organizations varying in size. These types of policies not only cover alleged sexual harassment...

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November 29, 2017

Winter Weather Risks: Preventing Workplace Injury and Managing Claims

With the winter months quickly approaching, employers across all industries must prepare for cold weather hazards resulting from freezing temperatures. According to the Bureau of Labor Statis...

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November 21, 2017

Steps to Reduce Risk Following a Natural Disaster

Over the course of a few short weeks, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma devastated major cities, rural towns and miles of coastline. According to Moody’s Analytics, total economic damages a...

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October 25, 2017

Three Tips for Safe Patient Handling

A Bureau of Labor Statistics report revealed that across all industries, 33 of 10,000 full time workers suffered from overexertion injuries. However, this type of injury doubled when looking ...

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October 18, 2017

Indemnity Contracts: Virginia Regulation Update

As a form of contractual risk transfer, indemnification provisions are used to mitigate financial risk by shifting legal liability from one party (indemnitee) to another (indemnitor). This ty...

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September 06, 2017

Autonomous Vehicles & the Evolving Business Landscape

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there could be 3.5 million self-driving vehicles on the road by 2025. This outlook isn’t surprising considering large automakers like ...

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August 29, 2017

Acquisitions: Cyber Concerns to Consider

Last month, a data breach at a Philadelphia-based health group gave hackers access to the files of 300,000 patients, exposing private data including names, addresses and even social security ...

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August 17, 2017

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Impairment Rating Evaluations Unconstitutional

In a highly anticipated decision which will have a significant impact on employers and insurance carriers with workers compensation claims in Pennsylvania, on June 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania S...