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Preventing Winter Weather Losses

Parker, Smith & Feek Winter Weather Losses

Winter weather losses in the U.S. total over $1 billion annually. While Pacific Northwest winters are mild compared to the East Coast and Midwest, we still need to take precautions for increased risks associated with the winter months.

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Announcing New CAMPS Health Trust

As Healthcare costs continue to soar, we are happy to announce a new program for Manufacturers in Washington! The Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) is an association focused on being a connecting point for manufacturing in our state. For 2017, they are rolling out their new CAMPS Health Trust for their members. This Read More »

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Oregon Supreme Court’s ruling in “Yeatts v. Polygon Northwest Co.”

Parker, Smith & Feek Subcontractor Injury

If you are a general contractor in the State of Washington, and a subcontractor’s employee has been injured at your job site, you can expect the injured worker to make a claim against your company. The worker’s exclusive remedy against his own employer is the benefits provided by the workers’ compensation system. Those benefits do not Read More »

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Hanjin’s Insolvency: Potential Insurance Recoveries

Parker, Smith & Feek Insolvency

The recent bankruptcy by the Korean shipping giant Hanjin affects all businesses that depend on cargo shipments. Thousands of goods and containers are stranded in ports across the Asian rim due to this bankruptcy. The repercussions of Hanjin’s bankruptcy and its effect on business was expertly outlined by R. Isaak Hurst, Esq., of the International Read More »

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Congratulations to GLY Construction!

Congratulations to GLY Construction on winning the ENR Northwest Contractor of the Year award!

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Congratulations to Touchstone!

Seattle area developer Touchstone is known for timing market cycles and a commitment to environmental sustainability. NAIOP, the industry’s trade association, honored them on Tuesday as National Developer of the Year. Touchstone was chosen from a large number of nominees from around the nation, and were selected to receive association’s highest honor. Congratulations on being the best commercial real estate developer in the nation!

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40th WSHA Leadership Conference

The 40th WSHA Leadership Conference has been under way since Sunday in beautifully sunny Chelan. PS&F and Hall Render co-sponsored a dinner Monday night for the attendees. Thanks for coming out!

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Janae Sorenson Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek is delighted to announce that Janae Sorenson has joined the firm as Vice President, Account Executive, and will be located in Portland, Oregon.

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2016 PS&F Alaska Community Giving

TEAM ORANGE! Parker, Smith & Feek’s Anchorage office organized a fundraising Scavenger Hunt raising money for Children’s Lunchbox and the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Opens New Portland Branch Office

Bellevue, Washington – April 29, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to announce the opening of our new Portland branch office. Our firm has been doing business with Oregon companies for decades, and we are very excited to expand our operations in the Rose City with our new downtown location. Jim Hamlin, Parker, Smith & Feek Principal and Senior Vice President, has been named Portland Manager and will lead the team.

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Mary Campbell Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Bellevue, Washington – April 22, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Mary Campbell has joined the firm as Vice President, Account Executive, and will be located in Portland, Oregon.
Greg Collins, President and CEO of Parker, Smith & Feek said “We are very excited to have Mary as a part of the Parker, Smith & Feek team. Her substantial experience in the Portland insurance market will be a fantastic benefit to our budding Oregon branch.”

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New Web Presence for Clise Properties

Clise Properties has been a steward of Seattle’s community and buildings since the 19th century. Now, with a new, fresh, and intuitive web presence, they’ve successfully entered the 21st century with style. Take a moment to explore their gorgeously designed website and social media channels:
Website www.cliseproperties.com

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