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By Lisa Salter, 07/30/2019
For many senior living centers, families entrust staff to transport their loved ones to and from appointments and activities. As such, it is imperative to recognize the importance of evaluating the driving history of each employee that represents your center while behind the wheel. One important aspect of a fleet...
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By Andy Engardio, 07/24/2019
Approximately $200 Billion of freight is moved through intermediaries (18,000 Brokers and 2,000 Freight Forwarders in the United States) annually. In the insurance space, truck brokerage operations are familiar with Contingent Auto Liability (CAL) and Contingent Cargo (CC). These coverages are typically required...
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By Bill Kingsley, 07/17/2019
The premiums for aviation insurance are going up. Certain segments of the business are seeing rate increases of 25% or more this year. When faced with substantially higher premiums many companies consider other ways to manage their risk. One commonly used method to manage risk is to contractually transfer that...
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By Michelle Mendez, 06/27/2019
Last year millions of people dealt with the effects of Hurricane Florence. Not only were lives lost but it was estimated that $24 billion of wind and water damage were caused by Hurricane Florence. Scientists have predicted that there will be 14 named storms, six hurricanes, and two major hurricanes this...
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By Kristy Dickens, 06/25/2019
Timely reporting of employee injuries is crucial to the success of your organization’s Workers Compensation program. In some states, the law mandates reporting within a specified number of days (make sure you know your state’s reporting requirements or consult with a professional at AssuredPartners)....
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By Greg Stock, 06/20/2019
As we begrudgingly make our way through the storm season, while casting a wary eye toward the 2019 hurricane season, this is a great time to review the hazards and coverage associated with these events to make sure you are adequately prepared. The U.S. has already experienced heavy rains, flooding, hail, and...
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By Robert Esposito, 06/17/2019
Truck side guards are devices designed to keep vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists from being injured or killed by large trucks in side-impact collisions. Side guards have been required standard equipment since the 1980s in Europe and Japan, and more recently in Brazil. They are also widely adopted in China,...
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By Kim Robson, 06/10/2019
Reliable transportation is an essential aspect of providing quality senior living services. It can be a challenge to find accommodable, conservative and timely transport methods. In some states, Medicaid is considering ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, to provide easier and more flexible, efficient...
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By Cathy Knopf, 06/03/2019
Senior Living communities face many challenges with the continued advancement of regulatory/licensure directives. At the forefront is to minimize emergency department visits and reduce possible avoidable hospitalization of their residents. Many communities have already implemented communication systems such as...
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By Jason Wissmiller, 05/30/2019
Many companies purchase general liability to protect them from third party liability resulting from bodily injury or property damage as a result of business operations. They also purchase professional liability to protect themselves from financial harm to third parties for errors or negligence in services...
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