Cybercrime victims lost more than $1.4 billion in 2017, according to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). IC3 received more than 301,580 complaints last year, an increase from 298,728 complaints in 2016. In fact, the number of complaints has been steadily increasing each year since 2013.Read More
As a business owner, the New Year is a busy time for you with end of year recordkeeping, employee benefits issues, evolving compliance regulations, and a long list of other responsibilities. And this year, we have a new President and administration coming onboard that could shake things up again.Read More
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Running a business today is a constant juggling act. And with the risks becoming increasingly complex and costly with threats such as cyber theft and employment practices lawsuits, it’s easy to overlook the little things – like simple slip, trip, and fall hazards.Read More
Are you ready for the season of ghosts and goblins? As a business owner, you don’t have to wait for Halloween to roll around to find things that go bump in the night. You deal with spooky risks all year round. And there’s a growing and particularly ghoulish risk you need to be on the lookout for: ADA lawsuits.
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It’s been almost 40 years since the first asbestos personal injury lawsuit was filed. Since that time, asbestos litigation has become the longest-running mass tort in U.S.history, costing companies billions of dollars and driving many of them into bankruptcy.
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As a business owner, any time you hear the word “audit,” it’s likely to push your stress level up a notch. Whether it’s the IRS, an insurance auditor, or some other agency poking through your records, an audit can be a nerve-racking and inconvenient experience for your company.
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When Hurricane Sandy slammed into the east coast in October 2012, few could have predicted the massive devastation. New York City saw a record storm surge of water and widespread flooding. Over 7.5 million businesses and households in fifteen states and the District of Columbia were plunged into darkness without electricity. Kinetic Analysis Corporation estimated the overall economic impact from Sandy could be as high as $25 billion.
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If you own a landscaping business, you know that your labor-intensive work comes with great risks. Just one lawsuit by a disgruntled customer or injured bystander could drain your business assets.
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It seems like the perfect solution. You could use some extra help around your business this summer, and there are young workers out there eager to learn and gain experience in the workplace. So you decide to offer a summer internship. Simple enough, right?
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For decades, the link between asbestos exposure and serious health issues has been well known. And asbestos litigation – the largest mass tort in U.S. history – isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.
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