April 18, 2016

Checklist: Essential Disaster Recovery Plan Components

In a recent article published on PropertyCasualty360, I detailed five ways to protect your business from natural disasters. The first step was to form a disaster recovery team that is tasked ...


April 11, 2016

D&O Insurance 101

The Graham Company’s 2015 Business Risk Survey, a national survey of 300 organizations, revealed what potential risks are keeping decision-makers up at night. When asked to rate their level o...


April 06, 2016

Following Safety Protocols for Crane Collapse Prevention on Construction Sites

Crane collapses on construction sites are not uncommon enough. Earlier this year, in a more publicized incident, a large mobile crane collapsed in New York City when construction workers were...


March 28, 2016

Self-Funded Health Plans Enable Better Targeted Wellness Initiatives

Self-funded health plans can be a cost-effective solution for employers to lower their healthcare costs as it allows them the ability to better target employees who pose the highest risk of d...


March 23, 2016

Reducing Healthcare Costs with Targeted Wellness Programs

Healthcare costs continue to spiral and can hurt an employer’s growth and profitability. To remain competitive and reduce healthcare costs, more employers are introducing employee wellness pr...


March 14, 2016

Cyber Security in the Healthcare Industry: How to Protect your Business

Cyber security in the healthcare industry has become imperative as data breaches and security incidents have surged in the last year, exposing patients’ personal medical records to cyber thie...


March 07, 2016

Opioid Abuse & Workers’ Compensation: Controlling Workers’ Comp Claims with Improved Drug Management Protocols

Prescription opioid abuse is a national public health “epidemic.” As federal and state agencies fight a war against this health crisis by enforcing policies to curb how prescription narcotics...


March 01, 2016

Zika Virus & Employee Safety: Educate Employees About Risks and Prevention

This month the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika Virus a global public health issue. While there is growing concern over the mosquito-borne disease possibly linked to birth de...


February 22, 2016

Flint Water Crisis & Business Insurance: Protecting Your Business from the Dangers of Lead Exposure

The recent water crisis in Flint, MI, which exposed thousands of people to toxic levels of lead in the drinking water, has prompted many business owners in the hospitality, real estate and re...


February 16, 2016

Drones in the Construction Industry: What Are My Risks?

The use of drones, also known as unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), is becoming increasingly popular in the construction industry as contractors see the value of...


February 11, 2016

Protecting Heavy Equipment from Theft

Heavy equipment theft that includes generators, air compressors, light plants and mobile equipment continues to be on the rise in the construction industry.  Equipment theft is driven by easy...


February 01, 2016

Hiring Practices for Long-Term Care: Protecting Residents with a “Best Practices” Hiring Policy

When families have relatives or loved ones with serious medical conditions or illnesses that are beyond their control, they will typically place them in the care of a trusted, trained profess...


January 25, 2016

Winter Weather Slip-and-Falls: Prevention & Claims

Winter weather is finally upon us. Freezing temperatures combined with snow, sleet and ice can create treacherous, slippery sidewalk conditions with increased risk for slips, trips, and falls...


January 19, 2016

Master Insurance Program vs. Individual Policy

Consolidation of an insurance program can be an effective risk management strategy for companies with separate programs for different operations or entities. We often find that in the course ...


January 11, 2016

Commercial Crime 101: Protection & Insurance

Every company, regardless of size, is a potential target for commercial crime. Whether it’s employee dishonesty, forgery or alteration, theft of money and securities, burglary or computer fra...

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