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July 25, 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s Vital Role in Risk Management and Success

At Graham Company, we firmly believe that Actions Matter®, so we partnered with Dr. Lee Nunery, Founder and Principal of strategic advisory firm Plūs Ultré, to help strategize how to better...

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July 08, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions re: Impact of Dobbs on Employer-Sponsored Health Plans

On Friday June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States released its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overruling the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade, wh...

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May 26, 2022

Risk Playbook: Episode 5 - Susan Hatten

About Risk Playbook Risk Playbook gives you an inside look at the evolving landscape of business risk, as told by the most reputable leaders from a cross-section of industries. No high-level executiv...

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March 17, 2022

NYCIRB Announces Withdrawal from the NCCI Experience Rating Plan

The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board will now stand completely on its own just like NJ, CA, PA, DE, MI and all the monopolistic states.  It was recently announced that they are withdr...

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March 09, 2022

State of the 2022 Insurance Market

The business world has evolved in the two years that have passed since the onset of the COVID pandemic. For those of us in the business of insurance and risk management the challenges have continued t...

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July 01, 2021

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”): A Unique Challenge for Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Programs

What is a SPAC? A SPAC, or “blank-check company,” is a shell company formed with the intent of raising capital through an Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) for the sole purpose ...

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June 15, 2021

Key Considerations Before and After a Hurricane

With hurricane season officially underway – and an overactive one anticipated once again – business leaders and property owners need to ensure they are adequately prepared from an insuranc...

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May 10, 2021

Fiduciaries of All Retirement Plans - Beware of Excess Fee Claims

Employers that sponsor retirement plans should be concerned about potential liability for excessive fee claims. The fiduciaries of a retirement plan have a duty to ensure that plan investment manageme...

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April 01, 2021

Pennsylvania State Court Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Dental Practice Seeking Coverage for Business Income Losses Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

In what appears to be the first Pennsylvania State Court ruling which addresses in detail the “physical loss of or damage to” hurdle for COVID-19 business interruption claims in property p...

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March 30, 2021

Federal OSHA COVID-19 related Complaints and Inspections

OSHA has published statistics on their response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. According to the OSHA COVID-19 Response summary, between February 1, 2020 and March 7, 2021 Federal OSHA has received at total...

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February 08, 2021

Do I need to report work-related COVID-19 hospitalizations or deaths?

On January 1, 2015, OSHA established the latest requirements for reporting work-related deaths and work-related hospitalizations. The COVID-19 pandemic has not changed any of those requirements. Accor...

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February 03, 2021

Can your organization survive an uninsured Ransomware event?

If you're not prepared your renewal might not include this critical coverage. Every year we say the cyber insurance market is evolving. While it sounds redundant, it remains true. Years ago, the prio...

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January 12, 2021

4th Quarter 2020 Compliance Recap

The final quarter of 2020 was perhaps the most “normal” with respect to all issues compliance- and benefits-related. We saw the typical updates of federal limits for various benefits/fees an...

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January 06, 2021

Significant Benefits Issues in New COVID-19 Relief Legislation

The COVID-19 relief bill recently passed by Congress contains several important employee benefit-related provisions, including restrictions on “surprise medical bills,” new plan and health c...

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December 17, 2020

How to Approach Renewals in a Hard Market

A year ago, it would have been hard to imagine a world that looks like the one we are living in today. Pricing in the commercial insurance market was already “hardening” for a number of reas...