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Co-Packing and Private Labeling Liability
Part 2: It’s Our Product, But Not Our Brand

Many manufacturers and food processors have expanded their production and increased sales revenue by providing co-packing services to other companies.

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Co-Packing and Private Labeling Liability
Part 1: It’s Our Brand, But Not Our Product

Because of the increased risk of lawsuits and recalls, more and more companies are looking to co-packers and private labeling as a way to transfer liability and keep the cost of manufacturing products down.

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How to Protect Healthcare Organizations and
Their Employees From Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a recognized hazard in the healthcare sector that can take a toll on employees. Healthcare facilities serve the public, which increases their exposure to workplace episodes.

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WannaCry on a Friday? –
Mitigate your Cyber Liability with Cyber Insurance

The technology, information, and security officers of today certainly have no shortage of job security, with the seemingly endless supply of attacks on company networks. On Friday, May 12, 2017, cybercrime achieved a new record.

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The House Passes New Version of the AHCA

On May 4, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The AHCA was first introduced in the House in March, but was pulled from consideration when Republicans did not have enough votes to pass the bill. Attention will now turn to the Senate, where many members (including Republicans) have said […]

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New Washington State Retainage Law:
What does it mean to you?

The interests of general contractors (GCs) and subcontractors (Subs) often align. Details such as a project design free of defects, a well-coordinated jobsite, and prompt payment from owners are all examples. However, sometimes their interests do not align.

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Securing Uncommon Court Bonds

Court bonds in civil matters serve to verify the financial capability of the bond principal to pay a judgment, deliver property, or indemnify an injured party according to the court’s final decision. They are usually required when the court is asked to confer a benefit, such as possession of disputed property, in advance of final judgment. Most agents can process an “off the shelf” court bond, such as a TRO or Injunction bond, but not every bond requirement is clear-cut. Some bonds are only needed very rarely or don’t fit the standard submission guidelines due to specific circumstances. It takes creativity, communication, and a clear understanding of the underlying legal requirements to successfully place and issue a nonstandard court bond.

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PSBJ Thought Leader Forum: Employer’s Options for Health Care Plans

The healthcare landscape in the Puget Sound region continues to evolve with changing patient and caregiver needs, as well as changing legislative requirements.

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