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Washington State Feels Winter's Wrath

With Mother Nature able to unleash unexpected conditions at any time of year, it's important for businesses across all industries to keep themselves protected. Not having commercial property insurance in place could make it more difficult for an organization to resume normal operations after bad weather. Blizzard-like conditions first started to sweep across Washington on Sunday evening, carrying over into Monday morning. According to the Associated Press, the highest winds hit Sunday evening with an ...

Find Thorough Business Insurance To Prevent A Messy Aftermath

While no business owner can fully predict what will happen to their company - either from a financial standpoint or if an unexpected emergency will occur - it's important to be prepared. Without comprehensive risk analysis or working with commercial insurance specialists, decision-makers could find themselves with a costly cleanup. According to a Property Casualty 360 article, companies should guarantee that they have an insurance policy that is all-inclusive for unexpected events as well as ...

Survey: Social Media Creates More Opportunities For Security Breaches

As technology continues to evolve, many business experts believe that the possibility of security breaches will also increase. With this in mind, companies across all industries need to ensure that they are taking the proper precautions to keep themselves protected. During November's Professional Liability Underwriting Society Conference in Chicago, 105 insurance professionals were surveyed. According to the results, 58 percent say they expect to see an increase in requests for media-liability policies to mitigate social-media ...

Commercial Insurance Specialists Help Companies Stay Current

With technology quickly evolving, businesses across multiple industries are working to keep pace, ensuring that they are as up-to-date as possible. Integrating new systems and accounting for trends like bring-your-own-device (BYOD) are just a few ways that companies are adapting. However, with changes in data storage and accessibility, the risks of security breaches are also changing, and businesses need to keep themselves protected against possible liability. A recent report from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) ...

Stay Prepared With Business Owners Insurance

This blog has previously discussed Hurricane Sandy, and its long lasting effects on the East Coast. Business owners of all sizes had to evacuate and then take part in massive cleanup efforts, dealing with everything from flood damage to the aftermath of looters. A comprehensive business insurance policy can help reassure owners that cleanup after a natural disaster will run smoothly. Company decision-makers would be wise to partner with commercial insurance specialists to ensure that ...

Nassau Police Department Has Important Documents Exposed During Parade

In an increasingly digital age, security threats are often associated with online hackers and breaches of computer systems. However, there are still situations that involve physical product that could put a company at liable risk if they do not have proper protection in place. During Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade, some of the shredded papers thrown as confetti turned out to be filled with the names and Social Security numbers of New York police officers ...

Protect Your Business From Liability Long After Company Cleanup

While the super storm known as Hurricane Sandy caused severe damage along the Eastern Seaboard over a month ago, the aftermath is still being felt. As businesses continue to pick up the pieces and attempt to salvage what's left, it's important for them to keep their workers protected. Otherwise, serious legal ramifications could ensue. The Huffington Post published an article detailing how companies need to ensure that they are outfitting cleanup crews with the proper ...

Businesses Will Benefit From Workers Compensation Insurance Policies

Ideally, workers would remain healthy and never suffer from a single injury while on the job. However, that is not always the case, and businesses need to keep themselves protected to ensure that they can remain profitable through any situation. Enrique Gutierrez had to undergo multiple surgeries to repair his wrist and rotator cuff after injuries sustained from falling 10 feet at his place of employment, Merivic Inc. According to the source, Gutierrez had a ...

Atlantic City Stores Feeling Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy swept across the Eastern Seaboard at the end of October, but many areas are still feeling the effects. While Northern New Jersey suffered severe damage from the super storm, with many residents and businesses being without power for weeks afterwards, Atlantic City was not as adversely affected as many Americans believed. According to The Associated Press, an online survey found that four out of 10 respondents thought that the town's boardwalk was destroyed ...

Heavy Rain Causes Minor Fooding Damage In Northern California

For the third time in less than one week, Northern California felt the wrath of an intense storm system. Powerful rains - leading to some minor flooding - drenched some areas with as much as one inch of rain per hour. Trees were also uprooted and electrical lines were knocked loose, putting tens of thousands of residents in the dark, according to officials. The Associated Press reported that flood warnings were given for the Napa ...

 

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