Discrimination lawsuits

Beware Most Common Types of Discrimination Lawsuits

Businesses must be aware of the most common types of discrimination lawsuits in order to guard against costly discrimination actions which can result in not only significant legal defense costs, but also in large settlements or adverse verdicts.. According to

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Drone and insurance claims

Drone (UAV) Use on Construction Sites

Their benefits in risk management and marketing It didn’t take long for the construction industry to figure out just how helpful drones can be. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) offer financial and safety benefits to both the builder and the

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Cybercrime on the Rise

Small businesses increasingly vulnerable to data breaches It’s no secret that cybercrime is on the increase. Unfortunately, the news headlines about big business and government hackings are only the tip of the iceberg. Small to mid-size businesses represent the highest

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Construction Defect Lawsuits Increasing Nationwide

It’s likely that all contractors will eventually be named in at least one lawsuit Just like everything else, buildings have a lifespan. The ancient ruins of Rome and Greece prove that. Regardless of the methods or materials used in construction,

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2-factor authorization

2-Factor Authentication for Business Online Account Protection

You go to a lot of trouble to protect the business you worked hard to establish and grow. Maybe you’ve installed an electronic security system, conducted background checks on your employees, employed security guards, or even have guard dogs on

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Small business insurance

New Employee vs Independent Contractor 6-Point Test

New internet economy requires new test The U.S. Department of Labor has published a 6-part test to help guide employers in classifying workers as independent contractors or employees. The guide is a result of the the shift in demand for

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Employee Theft

Small Businesses and Employee Theft

Losses to business can be staggering Business owners want to trust their employees, especially those who have been on board for years and have become “part of the family.”  The 2015 Hiscox Embezzlement Watchlist  revealed that smaller companies suffer the

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The impact of dog bite claims by homeowners

Dog Bites Leave Scars on Cost of Homeowner Claims

When man’s best friend is a liability If you’ve been considering dog training for the family pooch, now might be the time to enroll – the cost of a class could save you thousands of dollars. Approximately 1,000 people in

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Top 5 Small business insurance claims

Top 5 Small Business Insurance Claims May Surprise You

Is your business susceptible? The most common small business claims are for burglary and theft. The most costly claims, however, are for reputational harm, such as libel, slander, or violating privacy. A report by the Hartford revealed that more than

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Cyber Risk insurance

Insuring against Cyber Risk and Computer Crime

What’s the difference? Because we live and work in a computer-dependent world, every organization is at risk from cyber criminals and needs to take steps to protect critical data. Cyber criminals are adept at finding endless ways of infiltrating computers

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