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Did You Know? Fun in the sun is even better when you have a swimming pool in your backyard to stay cool on hot, summer days. Despite all the entertainment that a swimming pool offers, there are also homeowner liabilities. To help you minimize your risk, we’ve gathered some safety tips to keep you in the know as you swim. READ MORE >>

Carefully evaluating workers’ compensation claims is crucial in helping your company save money and prevent fraud. Workers’ compensation is simply a form of insurance that offers employees medical coverage in the event they are injured during a work-related function. READ MORE >>

There’s an old adage that 80 percent of a company’s revenue comes from 20 percent of its customers. Though the exact percentages will vary from company to company, the 80/20 rule gets at a fundamental truth of the business world: your firm’s financial health is inexorably linked to the financial health of your biggest clients. READ MORE >>

Facebook recently announced that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained information from up to 87 million accounts without their users’ consent. Experts believe that collected data could include locations, interests, photos, status updates and more. READ MORE >>

Allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians, celebrities and other public figures have become increasingly common in recent years. In fact, social movements and a strong public outcry have led to a marked increase in sexual harassment claims - claims that can be incredibly damaging for organizations themselves. READ MORE >>

Not all water losses are considered flood damage. For your losses to be covered under a flood insurance policy, the following example of a flood definition could apply: A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of two or more acres of normally dry land area or of... READ MORE >>

Protection for your computer or laptop can be invaluable when you have family photos, music and/or financial information stored on the hard drive.  What Protections Does it Offer? Computer or laptop insurance provides protection for your property beyond the manufacturer’s warranty, which tends to only cover defective parts that cause problems as a result of regular usage. READ MORE >>

There are a host of risks presented by company-sponsored events. Whether you are planning a conference, sports league, corporate holiday party or otherwise, it is important to review and understand the limits of your insurance coverage before planning your event. READ MORE >>

During the process of completing a project, a contractor faces a variety of risks. Materials, equipment, machinery and supplies must be purchased, stored, transported, staged, processed and installed before work can be accepted. For contractors, the property they rely on to complete their work can be compromised along the way. READ MORE >>

Did You Know? Unlike a living will, which is usually reserved for terminally ill individuals, a health care power of attorney identifies the person who will make decisions on your behalf and carry out your wishes if you are incapacitated. Here are some things to consider when creating a health care power of attorney to manage your medical care. READ MORE >>

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