John Cofini

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P&C Commercial Insurance Market Update – What to Expect in 2021

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Dec 28, 2020 @ 01:52 PM

With 2021 right around the corner, it’s time to take stock of current conditions in the commercial P&C marketplace. Here’s a look at the trends impacting the market as we head into the new year.

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Tags: commercial insurance, commercial insurance market

COVID-19 Updates for Employers in New York

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Dec 14, 2020 @ 01:13 PM

New York hopes to have 170,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine by December 15. According to Fox, proposed legislation could make the vaccine mandatory in the state.

For now, however, employers must do everything they can to prevent the spread of the virus.

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Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 updates

Construction Design/Build Liability Exposures

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Nov 16, 2020 @ 04:56 PM

The design/build model is gaining traction. Instead of dealing with a separate contractor and designer, owners can deal with a single provider. This can result in a faster, streamlined project. At the same time, it can lead to new and increased liability exposures for the design/build provider.

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Tags: construction design/build, construction design/build iability

Strengthen Your Defenses During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted by John Cofini on Fri, Oct 09, 2020 @ 12:10 PM

Is your organization doing everything possible to prevent cyberattacks?

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Tags: cybersecurity, cyberattacks

Are You Covered for Theft or Vandalism on the Job Site?

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 @ 05:57 PM

Job sites are common targets for theft. Thieves look for anything of value that can be sold for cash which can include building materials, tools, equipment, trailers, and vehicles. Currently, the nationwide unrest that has sparked looting and vandalism has increased the risk of theft and damage to unoccupied construction job sites.

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Tags: coverage for jobsite theft or vandalism

Beware of New York Slip and Fall Fraud - Don't Be a Target!

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Sep 22, 2020 @ 09:58 AM

General liability insurance coverage is an essential component of business insurance, providing coverage if someone accuses your business of causing property damage or bodily injury. Slips and falls are some of the most common bodily injury claims filed against businesses.

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Tags: New York slip and fall fraud, slip and fall fraud

Construction Industry Roundup

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Aug 26, 2020 @ 01:51 PM

In the ever-changing construction industry, it’s good to be informed. From current COVID-19 information to hurricane preparedness, here are some things we think you should know.

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Tags: construction industry, construction industry roundup

COVID-19 and Workers’ Comp: The Great Unknown

Posted by John Cofini on Thu, Aug 13, 2020 @ 02:28 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the rules for business owners. With so many people out of work or working from home, businesses are facing an entirely new set of uncertainties.

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Tags: workers’ compensation, COVID-19, COVID-19 and worker's comp

As D&O liability risks skyrocket, rates are following

Posted by John Cofini on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 @ 03:54 PM

Did you know nearly one out of every 11 companies gets sued?

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Tags: D&O liability, D&O liability insurance

EEOC Guidelines for Bringing Workers Back During COVID

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Jul 08, 2020 @ 04:06 PM

The COVID pandemic has been a game changer for businesses across the country and around the world. While some businesses have weathered the storm intact, some have had to completely rethink and retool their operations. Many have had to laid off valuable employees. Unfortunately, many others have had to close their doors for good.

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Tags: EEOC guidelines, EEOC, EEOC guidelines for COVID