Archive for February, 2014

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Technology v Workers’ Comp Law

Does your company have a policy that addresses what happens if someone is involved in an accident while on the phone for company business while they are off of work and on a personal errand?  Do your company mitigate these …

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Marina Fire Sinks Boats and Hearts

Several pleasure boats caught fire at the Shelter Bay Marina in Washington last week.  The intense diesel-fueled flames proved difficult to extinguish and caused an estimated

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Sinkhole Swallows Museum Muscle Cars

Several corvettes were swallowed by a 40 foot wide sink hole at The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky.   Eight cars were damaged by the

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Amazon- Your One Stop Insurance Shop?!?

Insurers are lagging behind the digital preferences of the new generations.  Product personalization and digital on-demand buying have become a shopping norm, and Amazon may be

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Wildfires Burn Budgets

President Obama’ will ask Congress to change the way the federal government pays for severe wildfire disaster response.  Fire costs have exceeded fire suppression budgets in

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Federal Crop Insurance Fraud Case Is No Small Potatoes

Two farmers have been charged for defrauding the government of $840,000.   They allegedly induced potato spoilage of their 2006 crop and then filed a bogus insurance

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Car Talk…Literally

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is beginning to take steps to enable vehicle-to-vehicle communication for light vehicles.  The transmission of basic information between cars may

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Got IP?

Intellectual property (IP) is often the most valuable thing a company owns, but few industrial companies insure it.  This article from Insurance Thought Leadership discusses the

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Vermont Governor Approves LIMA

Vermont’s governor has signed the Legacy Insurance Management Act (LIMA) bill, the first of its kind in the United States.  At times, an insurer has active

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Was Your Car Accident Real?

Corrupt medical clinics are collaborating with dozens of staged crash gangs to file false claims against NY State’s no-fault auto-insurance system.   Use these tips to help

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