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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...

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August 15, 2017

Volume X, Issue 2: Q2 2017

In this issue, The Graham Company discusses its unique, proactive approach to risk management, which has been serving clients in high-risk industries for more than 50 years. Producer Luke Fol...

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July 17, 2017

The Cost-Saving – and Safety – Benefits of BIM-Driven Prefabrication

According to JLL’s Construction Outlook, construction spending in 2016 rose 4.5 times higher than 2015 levels. Considering this sharp increase, many construction companies are looking for inn...

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July 03, 2017

Managing Accident Risk for Distribution Fleets

In 2016, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America reported that the property and casualty industry experienced 1.7 billion in net underwriting losses from January through Septemb...

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June 28, 2017

The Benefits of Pre-Dispute Arbitration

This month, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed requirements for pre-dispute arbitration agreements commonly utilized by long-term care facilities. After CM...

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June 19, 2017

Summertime Construction Site Risks

As we enter the summer months, construction across the country is ramping up. Projects are coming back into focus after the cold of winter has subsided and seasonal hiring is starting to take...

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May 19, 2017

CTE Risk Management for Youth Athletic Programs

Concussion-related health issues associated with athletics, particularly the risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) among participants in sports involving jarring collisions, have con...

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May 01, 2017

The Impact of Low Employee Morale on Workplace Safety in Healthcare Institutions

Are the healthcare professionals at your company happy at work? If not, what are you doing to change it? According to a recent report by The Conference Board, less than half of people in the ...

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April 10, 2017

Volume IX, Issue 1: Q1 2017

In this issue, The Graham Company becomes 100% employee-owned. Our unique culture was established more than five decades ago – it’s what we call the Graham Way. As competitors are conso...

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April 07, 2017

Mitigating Risk in Healthcare Institutions

No one likes getting sued. Especially in the health and human services field, the long and tedious process can cause the prosecuting party – generally a patient or a patient’s family – and th...

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April 04, 2017

Medical Marijuana & Workers Compensation: The Implications of Recent Legislation

Now that 28 states have legalized the medical use of marijuana, this legislation will inevitability impact how both employers and insurers handle impending workers compensation claims. Along ...

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March 01, 2017

Preparing for Manufacturing Business Interruption

In the insurance world, workers’ compensation claims have long been one of the biggest concerns for the manufacturing industry. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately 4 perc...