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Workers compensation is a necessary protection for businesses

Business owners understand that there are numerous situations they need to prepare for. Everything from natural disasters to slow economic growth could have negative effects on the daily operations of an organization. However, company decision makers must keep themselves protected from unforeseen legal issues as well. For example, a workers compensation policy is a wise investment, as it will guarantee financial protection and prevent legal liability for businesses should an employee injure themselves on the ...

Omnicell data breach affects thousands more than originally believed

No company wants to be liable for its customers or employees having personal information exposed. With technology evolving at an increasingly fast pace, many businesses are working to keep their systems as up-to-date as possible. Organizations across all industries would be wise to partner with commercial insurance specialists to guarantee that their technology insurance accounts for the possibility of a data breach. An incident involving hospital management vendor Omnicell is a recent example of security ...

Nevada business insurance necessary asset for new buildings

When businesses are looking to expand their organizations and build more locations, it's important for company decision-makers to take the proper precautions in the process. Not only is it necessary to have a comprehensive commercial insurance policy in place for when the firm is up-and-running, it's important to keep employees protected throughout the expansion process as well. For example, builder's risk insurance will cover an organization's insurable interest in materials, fixtures and/or equipment being used ...

Supreme Court rules that religious group needs workers compensation

Earlier this week, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that a religious colony must purchase workers compensation insurance for its members working in commercial enterprises. The justices were divided in their 4-3 decision in "Big Sky Colony Inc. v. Montana Department of Labor and Industry." According to a Business Insurance article, the Hutterische Church Society live communal lifestyles, similar to the Amish and Mennonites. Traditionally, the Hutterites specialize in agricultural work, but have expanded into construction, ...

Renovations to turn Reno post office into retail and office building

Few would consider a post office to be a historical monument, but that is exactly how many Reno residents view their former source for mail. The 78-year-old building closed last week, and while the post office is changing locations, the iconic three-story, terra-cotta building will be home to new companies. As reported by the Reno Gazette-Journal, a group of developers will begin their plans to remake the former post office into an upscale retail center ...

Fire and vandalism affect Arizona businesses

Organizations of all kinds need to make sure that they are prepared for a multitude of situations. While this blog has previously discussed the impact severe weather can have on a business, there are other scenarios that must be accounted for. Otherwise, returning to daily operations can be difficult and any cleanup process can be particularly expensive. Two Arizona businesses that closed in 2011 - The Red Room and The Grill - caught fire early ...

Three friends save California cinema with successful rally

As the economy has slowly been working its way back to a full recovery, many businesses have struggled to keep profits steady. Additionally, with consumer needs changing as technology continues to evolve, companies often need to make adjustments in their daily operations. One California theater is the perfect example of such struggles. The Met Cinema, located in Oakhurst, continued to run print films - along with hundreds of other venues across the country. However, many ...

California court to rule on amusement park injuries

Amusement parks are meant to be places where customers can kick back and have a little fun. However, accidents can happen and even when the utmost care is taken, injuries are still a possibility. As reported by the Los Angeles Times, the California Supreme Court will decide today, Monday, December 31, on whether amusement parks can be held liable for injuries suffered on bumper cars and other thrill rides. A woman filed a lawsuit after suffering ...

Report finds that data breaches should be top concern in 2013

As 2012 winds to a close, many business owners are trying to tie up all loose ends, ensuring that their year ends on a high note. One key thing to keep in mind, though, is preparation for the new year. Companies need to ensure that with technology evolving at a quick pace, their daily operations remain protected from new and unseen dangers. The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) found that the most likely threats ...

The environment, business insurance and your company: How are they connected?

As Hurricane Sandy chugged up the East Coast in late October, company owners with inadequate business insurance policies held their collective breath and hoped that the superstorm did not strike their region directly. Those in New York and New Jersey suffered the brunt of the damage, with more than $80 billion in losses. Whether those losses came from rising sea levels, extreme wind or fires caused by damages to electrical systems, many area businesses had ...

 

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