6 things you need to know about insuring a condo — before buying one

By Christine G. Barlow Whether you’re just getting started in life or retiring and looking to downsize, a condominium is a great way to go. You don’t have to worry about the yard, yet it’s your own property so you can paint the walls chartreuse and install grow lights for your man-eating plants if it

12 keys to rein in bodily injury severities

Focusing on the facts can keep a claim out of the courtroom and the expenses in check. (Photo: iStock) It is no secret that bodily injury severities continue to rise significantly faster than the rate of inflation. Compounding the problem is that frequency is rising as well. Prior to 2015, the industry had taken note

Wildfire Season

It’s Been a Dry Summer! And as we head into wildfire season this fall, here are a few tips to help your family stay safe and keep your home protected. A surprising fact: wildfire can happen in almost every state While wildfire strikes more frequently in the West, nearly every state has been devastated by

5 essentials of a Cyber liability insurance policy

The Ponemon Institute found that data breaches cost companies an average of $3.79 million in damages per incident. (Photo: iStock) Data breaches pose one of the most pressing and potentially devastating risks to businesses across the globe. The significant financial and reputational damage resulting from a hack can impact the entire business on an unprecedented

Road trip! 7 safe-driving tips for new graduates & summer road trips

Summer’s here and new drivers will be on the road to celebrate. Whether they’re graduating from high school or college, many new graduates will be on the roads this summer to celebrate their hard work. From parties to weekend getaways to road trips, young drivers will be on the road often this summer and need

3 Tips for Safe Fireworks Display

  Keep homes, friends and family members safe this Independence Day. Since America’s first anniversary in 1777, fireworks have been used to celebrate America’s independence. While Philadelphia was the first city to celebrate Independence Day with a fiery boom of fireworks and bonfires, nearly every town and city in America now hosts their own fireworks

4 Ways to Reduce Workers’ Comp Claims

How to reduce costs with targeted risk control By Randy Crawford Here are four tips on how to use targeted risk control to reduce your Workers’ Compensation claims costs. In today’s litigious environment, claims against industrial companies are inevitable, and off-the-shelf solutions to manage liability risks are too often inadequate. In the high-risk manufacturing sector,