Your Insurance Broker: Providing Value Beyond Just Finding Carriers

By Sharon L. Hall BSN MPH ARM
VP, Healthcare Risk Management
Even though current financial markets are in a state of flux, and floods and hurricanes have recently wreaked havoc on Midwestern and Southern Communities, the insurance industry is still flush with capacity. Therefore, the soft insurance market continues, and rates are at some of the lowest seen in years.

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AM Best Ratings: What Do They Mean And How Do I Evaluate Them?

By Susan Stead, Vice President

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Is Your Firm’s Private Data Susceptible to Breach?

By Cliff Rudolph
In today’s data age, almost all organizations store some form of private or confidential information, whether it is employees, customers, or information obtained from vendors. Since 2005 more than 200 million records containing sensitive personal information have been reported in a security breach in the United States.
Major banks, media companies, credit bureaus and many sizable local organizations have reported data breaches. Some examples include:

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Private Companies Rely on PS&F

40% of Washington’s twenty-five Largest Private Companies as identified by the Puget Sound Business Journal rely on Parker, Smith & Feek to provide some of their insurance needs.

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Earthquake Insurance – Is Your Policy on Stable Ground?

By John Schmidt, Account Executive

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Workplace Wellness: Why Promote Wellness

Biodiesel in Northwest Construction and Land Development Projects

An often overlooked part of "green building" is the impact of construction on human health and the environment during the course of a project. Today, land developers, property owners, and construction companies are increasingly realizing the health, environmental and energy security benefits of using cleaner-burning biodiesel in construction equipment.

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What Happens When Your Backhoe Becomes an Auto