D&O Insurance Update for Businesses

Posted by John Cofini on Wed, Feb 22, 2023 @ 03:52 PM

Directors and officers liability insurance (or D&O insurance) provides important protection for board members and directors and the organizations they serve. Rates and capacity have improved, but risks remain high. Now is the time to make sure you’re covered.

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Join Us for Our Annual Blood Drive on July 19

Posted by Isabella R. Autorino on Fri, Feb 17, 2023 @ 01:35 PM

All of us at BNC Insurance are very excited and proud to partner again with the American Red Cross on July 19, 2023 from 10:30am to 2:30pm for our annual BNC Blood Drive!

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New Developments on the New York Workers’ Compensation Scene

Posted by John Cofini on Thu, Jan 26, 2023 @ 10:00 AM

From new injury statistics and assessment rates to changes in legislation surrounding scaffolding requirements and workers’ compensation treatment, there’s a lot happening with New York workers’ compensation.

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New Tech That Can Improve Construction Safety

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Jan 17, 2023 @ 11:15 AM

While inspecting a skyscraper, a construction worker suffers a fatal fall. On a hot summer day, a worker suffers heat stroke and has to be rushed to the hospital. After years of work, a construction worker develops back pain and is forced into an early retirement. Construction has always meant dangerous work, but this doesn’t mean accidents like these are unavoidable: new technology has the potential to improve construction safety. At a time when costs are high and skilled workers in short supply, new tech could be a game changer.

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Preventing Property Damage Caused by Ice Dams

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Jan 10, 2023 @ 12:01 PM

Allowing ice dams to form on your roof can lead to major structural damage. Learn the signs of ice dams and steps to take to help prevent this winter hazard.

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Thank You for Participating in the BNC Food Drive

Posted by Isabella R. Autorino on Mon, Dec 19, 2022 @ 01:29 PM


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Looking Back at 2022: A Year in Construction

Posted by John Cofini on Fri, Dec 16, 2022 @ 11:33 AM

The construction industry has been thriving in 2022, but the year has also brought its share of challenges. Issues related to environmental impact, labor shortages, material costs, COVID, and safety are all top concerns for contractors. Let’s take a look back at the developments that have shaped the construction industry in 2022.

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EPLI Exposures: From Company Party to Lawsuit

Posted by John Cofini on Thu, Dec 15, 2022 @ 05:53 PM

Company parties and events can boost morale and support teambuilding, but things sometimes go wrong. Here are some employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) exposures to avoid during work-sponsored parties, events and travel:

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Your New York Flood Risks May Be Greater Than You Realize

Posted by Todd Rockefeller on Wed, Dec 14, 2022 @ 04:59 PM

New York flood risks are rising. Some areas (such as Westchester, New York) have an especially high threat of flooding. Here’s what you need to know about your flood risk, planning for an emergency, and securing the insurance coverage you need.

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State of the Insurance Market: Q3 Update

Posted by John Cofini on Mon, Nov 28, 2022 @ 04:50 PM

Inflation, supply chain issues, labor shortages, cyberattacks, natural disasters and rising jury awards and all key factors impacting the current state of the insurance market. Insurance rates continue to rise, but some lines are seeing higher rate hikes than others. Underwriting capacity is also varied across different lines and sectors.

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