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October 01, 2020

Ransomware Attacks Are On the Rise… Are You Prepared?

Do you think you have an impenetrable firewall, strong enough to ward off a cyber attack before it happens? Do the terms “Dark Web”, “Ransomware”, “Malware” and “Phishing” sound like things t...

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September 16, 2020

COVID-19 News Alert: Workers Compensation Injury Presumption for “Essential Employees” in NJ

On September 14, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey signed Senate Bill 2380 into law. As previously reported, the law creates a rebuttable presumption that COVID-19 infections contracte...

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September 11, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Management Liability Insurance Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the landscape of the insurance market. Underwriters of Directors & Officers and Employment Practices Liability Insurance are concerned about...

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September 09, 2020

COVID-19 Insurance Implications in the Construction Industry

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create operational, financial and safety challenges for the construction industry, we have focused our efforts over the past few months on helping client...

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August 26, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Contingency Insurance

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was put in place to provide forgivable loans to organizations impacted by COVID-19. During the PPP loan application process, borrowers were required to p...

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August 20, 2020

COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Coverage – Court Decisions Update #2

To recap, business interruption claims arising out of the presence of COVID-19 in the workplace and caused by the various state and local closure orders has been hampered by two limitations i...

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August 05, 2020

COVID-19 Workers Compensation Presumption: New Jersey Senate Bill 2380 

Senate Bill 2380, sponsored by New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) and Assemblyman Thomas Giblin (D-34) was passed by both houses on Thursday July 30, 2020 and has been sent to Go...

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December 16, 2019

Ask the Expert: Importance of Cyber Insurance

We recently hosted a cybersecurity seminar that brought together clients from a wide range of industries, along with experts in the field, to discuss ways to protect businesses from cyber i...

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August 14, 2019

Ask the Expert: Tightening of the Insurance Marketplace

What is causing the current tightening of the insurance market? There are many factors impacting the insurance market. For commercial property, it is predominantly the effect of an uptick...

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July 30, 2019

From The Mat To The Boardroom: Wrestling Lessons For Business Success

When I look back at the experiences that have greatly shaped my life and my career, nothing has influenced the person and businessman I have become more than the sport of wrestling. My tenure...

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March 19, 2019

Event Recap: Greater Washington Board of Trade Mid-Winter Dinner

What is the Greater Washington Board of Trade? Founded in 1899, in response to a Washington Post editorial calling for the establishment of a much-needed board of trade, the Greater Washingto...

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March 04, 2019

Safety Zone: OSHA’s New Rule Impacting Crane Operations

Whether your company owns or rents cranes – or controls a construction project where cranes are operating – OSHA’s updated rule for crane operator training, certification and evaluation affec...

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February 20, 2019

Ensuring Workforce Resiliency – Part 1

Many employees in today’s workforce are expected to operate in highly demanding environments and to show resilience against growing psychological burdens. Several occupations are experiencing...

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January 16, 2019

The State of Insurance in 2019

The new year is upon us, and although what the next 12 months will hold is uncertain, it is part of our job to stay ahead of industry trends. We forecast the following trends will have an imp...

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August 21, 2018

What Employee Ownership Means for Our Clients

The insurance industry remains a hot target for growth and consolidation. Last year, we saw a spike in mergers and acquisitions among insurance brokers with 537 total deals, according to Delo...