John Cofini

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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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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

Should Your Business Require A COVID Waiver?

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Jun 15, 2020 @ 03:56 PM

As states begin to reopen, the threat of a COVID-19 outbreak hangs heavy over businesses. To mitigate the risk, businesses are focusing on policies and procedures that can prevent the spread of infection. Some are also embracing another approach: COVOD-19 liability waivers.

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Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 waiver

Phase 1 Reopening Guidelines for the Construction Industry

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Jun 10, 2020 @ 12:05 PM

New York City has released Phase 1 reopening guidelines for the construction industry. Click below to view their guidance document.

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Tags: COVID-19, returning to work after COVID-19, Phase 1 Reopening Guidelines

Construction Safety While Reopening: Resource Roundup

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Jun 01, 2020 @ 12:30 PM

Before the pandemic, construction was booming around much of the country. After some delays, many projects are getting back on track, but the coronavirus is still a threat. The following resources can help construction managers adapt to the new reality.

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Tags: construction safety, construction safety while reopening

Returning to Work After COVID-19: Beware of These Employment Practices Liability Exposures

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, May 19, 2020 @ 12:36 PM

Governors in many states are starting to ease their stay-at-home orders. This means that businesses will be returning to work – but they will not be returning to business as usual. The pandemic is still a threat, and employers must beware of associated employment practices liability exposures.

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Tags: employment practices liability, COVID-19, returning to work after COVID-19