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  • Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

    Think you’re a good driver? No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. If so, you may not have even realized you were doing everything wrong. […]

    July 5, 2021

  • Swimming Safety: 10 Tips for Summer

    Summer is here and people are flocking to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 10 people drown every day — and two of those are children 14 or […]

    June 2, 2021

  • Wedding Insurance: Say ‘Yes,’ to Peace of Mind

    You’ve fallen in love and plan to say, “I do.” Now your every waking moment is filled with visions of the dress, the rings, the flowers, the honeymoon and more. But, have you thought about insurance? No, it’s not romantic, but it is a practical way to gain some peace of mind. After all, what […]

    May 19, 2021

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    COVID-19 Safety for Your Business

    Employers must ensure social distancing for employees and customers, frequent and adequate employee hand-washing, and that sick employees stay home. Employers must also provide basic workplace hazard education about coronavirus and how to prevent transmission in languages best understood by employees. Your workers’ compensation insurer can offer tools and advice in this area. Here are […]

    May 11, 2021

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    New Cyber Challenges For 2021

    COVID-19 has affected the way most businesses operate.  Many companies require that employees work remotely or rotate their “in office” time.  In fact, a remote workforce may be the new normal for many businesses. COVID-19 has forced businesses to become more dependent on technology and the internet.  This new normal requires special policies and procedures […]

    May 2, 2021

  • Inexpensive Fixes for a Safer Home

    Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can handle to make your home safer – whether you’re handy or not. And you won’t have to break […]

    April 29, 2021

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    How Workers’ Compensation Is Designed To Work

    Workers’ Compensation Insurance Workplace accidents can occur even if your business has an excellent safety program.  Often those who are injured at work need time to recover. Thankfully, there is workers’ compensation insurance to cover the medical and lost time costs. If an employee is injured on the job, employers are legally liable to the […]

    April 26, 2021

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    Top Drivers of Employer-Employee Litigation

    Employees are an essential component of almost every business operation. Managing the employer-employee relationship is important.  However, at times these relationships may face issues that lead to litigation. Employment related lawsuits involve current or past employees who believe they have been wronged by their employer. Here are some common mistakes that cause employers to end […]

    April 16, 2021

  • Is Your Business Prepared For A Loss?

    A Business Insurance Update Your business insurance can respond to many kinds of risks and losses.  Protecting your business from a loss may be the difference between having a great year and having to close your doors.  According to the Insurance Information Institute, 30% of businesses that have a fire never re-open.  It pays to […]

    April 9, 2021

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    What Does Property Insurance Protect?

    Insurance companies like to separate property into several categories. These are: Real property. This might include your home, commercial building, an apartment building, or anything that has to go through an escrow closing. Personal property. This includes general contents, inventory, tools and equipment. Loss of use.  If there was damage to your home, you might […]

    April 2, 2021