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Wednesday, March 24, 2010
On March 21, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed major health care reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The legislation was previously passed by the U.S. Senate in December 2009 and is set to be signed by President Obama as soon as possible.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
A construction contract will almost certainly specify who will supply the Builder’s Risk Insurance coverage for any construction project. This could be the projects owner, general contractor or sub-contractor.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from clients is “ how much earthquake coverage do I need?” Many factors typically go into the decision when trying to decide how much coverage to buy.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
When health insurance premiums continue to increase at a rate in excess of general inflation or wage increases, many employers ask us whether self-insuring their health plan makes sense for them.
Friday, March 5, 2010
Many employers struggle with how to effectively manage workers’ compensation claim costs and loss of employee productivity when an employee suffers a prolonged absence from work due to an on-the-job injury.
Monday, March 1, 2010
When asked to participate on a nonprofit board; typically; the first reaction is to be flattered that someone would want our participation and the second reaction is to agree because it meets a personal or professional goal.
Monday, February 22, 2010
Few CEOs, CFOs or risk managers are able to appropriately respond to this question from their Board of Directors unless the facility has previously suffered such a loss.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Property owners face a growing dilemma as to how they should provide accurate replacement cost values to their insurance company when market values are declining.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
In the last year, the world has seen unprecedented economic issues and depending on the economist or forecaster the country is either starting to rebound or just getting ready for the next wave of commercial property foreclosures.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - Credit Union Times
A criminal indictment announced last week charged three people with the largest hacking and identity-theft case in history. In addition, 30 civil lawsuits have been filed against one of the hacked companies, Heartland Payment Systems.
Monday, August 10, 2009
In these current economic times, with stiff competition for work, cost cutting is a top priority for contractors. One of the areas that many companies will look at to save costs is their insurance.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
The FDIC expects more bank failures as the financial crisis continues. On May 27th the FDIC released the Quarterly Banking Profile that represents a report card on the industry status and performance.