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

Renovating Your Home? Don’t Forget These Insurance Tips

Posted by Peter Lanza on Tue, Dec 22, 2020 @ 12:16 PM

Americans love their home renovations. Creating the perfect space has become a national pastime, and home improvement spending in the U.S. continues to reflect that passion.

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Tags: homeowners insurance, home renovation

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

Fraud Prevention Tips for Families and Businesses

Posted by Todd Rockefeller on Tue, Nov 17, 2020 @ 02:16 PM

Fraud is everywhere, and if you’re not careful, your family or business could become the next victim. International Fraud Awareness Week runs from November 15 to 21, and this is a great time to make sure you know how to protect yourself.

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Tags: fraud prevention, fraud prevention tips

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

Home Fire Extinguisher Knowhow

Posted by Peter Lanza on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 @ 10:55 AM

You probably know that a fire extinguisher can help you put out a fire before it gets out of control. But do you know what kind of fire extinguisher you need? Or what kind of maintenance is required? During an emergency, you won’t have time to figure these things out, so take a moment to brush up on fire extinguisher basics now.

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Tags: home fire extinguisher knowhow, fire extinguisher

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

Are You Prepared for Disaster?

Posted by Todd Rockefeller on Tue, Sep 15, 2020 @ 02:03 PM

September is National Preparedness Month. This is a great time to review your personal emergency preparedness and confirm the adequacy of the insurance coverage protecting you and your assets.

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Tags: disaster preparedness, insurance preparedness