When fire destroyed the Ghost Ship in Oakland, California, on Friday, December 2, it became the deadliest fire in the city’s history. Thirty six people were killed while attending a concert at the facility, an old warehouse that had been converted into an artists collective. It was also one of the deadliest building fires in the U.S. in a half century, and the deadliest mass-casualty event in Oakland since the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.Read More
Every construction business faces a host of risks, and a properly crafted commercial insurance program is essential for protecting your business assets, managing those risks, and safeguarding your profits.
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.
With April well under way, people across the U.S. are finally starting to thaw out from the long brutal winter. Chicago reported the coldest winter in 30 years and the third snowiest on record according to WGN’s Chicago Weather Center blog. Here in the East, we’ve been dealt blow after blow of winter’s fury, with bitter cold and heavy snowfall in many areas.