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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...

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November 16, 2015

Use Contractual Risk Transfer to Improve Performance

Industrial distributors face a complex set of risks that if not properly managed can result in poor financial performance, or in extreme cases jeopardize the business itself. These risks are ...

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October 06, 2015

Cyber Security in Manufacturing & Engineering: How to Manufacture the Best Strategy for Your Company

The common movie theme where a wild robot wreaks havoc on an unsuspecting human populace (i.e., Terminator) has not happened yet (at least not that we are aware of); nor have people starting ...

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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 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 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...