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Product Liability, Recall & Contamination Insurance

August 16, 2021 |

Product liability If your company designs, manufactures, distributes or sells a physical product—anything from toys to building supplies to macaroni and cheese—you’ll want to strongly consider purchasing product liability coverage. This coverage helps provide financial protection in the event that the use of your product results in property damage, personal injury or death. Product liability…

Better Dwelling Coverage

August 16, 2021 |

With a standard homeowners insurance policy, your dwelling is insured for a specific amount, which is listed on your policy’s declaration page. Here’s a key difference between standard homeowners and High- Value homeowners. High Value policies often go above and beyond a standard policy by offering extended replacement cost coverage for your dwelling and other…

Better Contents Coverage

August 16, 2021 |

When it comes to your possessions, owners of high-value homes are always concerned that they get enough insurance coverage for homes filled with expensive personal items. Not only that, high-value home policies cover your dwelling for all risks, versus a standard home insurance policy covers your home for a limited amount of risks (“named perils”),…

Better Liability Coverage

August 16, 2021 |

Typically, a high-value homeowner owns increased assets. That means you have more to lose in the event of a lawsuit. The good news is that High-value home insurance policies provide liability coverage, just like a standard policy, and you can choose a coverage limit. But they may also provide for your legal defense costs outside…

Remote Workers Reluctant to Return to the Workplace

June 8, 2021 |

There’s a reluctance among workers to give up location flexible work after the pandemic. According to a survey conducted by YouGov earlier this year, 80 percent of Americans who started working from home during the pandemic want to continue doing so at least half the time when the pandemic is over. While 24 percent of…

What is an employer to do in order to protect against litigation?

June 6, 2021 |

As workers are encouraged to return to the office, employers are walking a tightrope fraught with liability and risk. In fact, big insurers like Chubb, AIG and Travelers are bracing for an onslaught of claims related to employment and labor lawsuits as workers head back to the office. As employers continue to grapple with the…

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COVID-19 cyberthreats

May 6, 2021 |

Cyberthreats are constantly evolving in order to take advantage of online behavior and trends. The COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. Cybercriminals are attacking the computer networks and systems of individuals, businesses and even global organizations at a time when cyber defenses might be lowered due to the shift of focus to the health crisis. Types…

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How ready is your food business for a cybercrime attack?

May 6, 2021 |

Cyber risks are a top concern for retail, wholesale, food and beverage companies. In fact, the past two years have seen a significant increase in the number of retail, wholesale, food, and beverage (RWFB) organizations that consider cyber risks to be a top threat. Smaller companies, particularly those with less than $100 million in annual…

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Strong Passwords/Phrases and Account Protection

May 5, 2021 |

In honor of World Password Day on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the FBI is encouraging the public to strengthen their passwords/phrases and account protection. Passwords are used for everything; we use them for our phones, computers, email, even financial information. Unfortunately, many use the same simple passwords, like 1234 or Password1, for multiple accounts. Simple…

Commercial Auto Insurance: It’s Hard To Find Coverage

May 5, 2021 |

Commercial auto is widely regarded as one of the most challenging insurance markets in the United States. Many years of sustained losses, inadequate rates and unhealthy combined ratios (in the region of 105% and over) have taken their toll on the market – but the winds of profitability are slowly changing. Loss ratios in the…

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