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Professional Liability The Influence of Our SurroundingsProfessional Liability The Influence of Our Surroundings

We love beautiful things. It is an innate part of our being. Good design and beautiful surroundings seems to be a universal quality in humans. And, in a culture where we spend a large portion of our lives working, the design and layout of an office space, down to the chair we sit in, can have an impact on productivity and well-being.

Of course, we’d all love to be Richard Branson, who counts..



Posted:March 19, 2013

Directors and Officers Liability for NonprofitsDirectors and Officers Liability for Nonprofits

We live in a highly litigious society. As nonprofits struggle to recover after the economic downturn, any claim or lawsuit, whether true or not, could be detrimental to their organization. It is particularly essential to protect the directors and officers of the organization with a comprehensive D&O insurance plan.

Officers and directors of a nonprofit board have a unique responsibility to their institution that typically goes beyond the usual board/company relationship. They have a mission and..



Posted:March 19, 2013

Professional Liability: Taking Time Off Increases ProductivityProfessional Liability: Taking Time Off Increases Productivity

Our culture values hard work. It is where we spend a large chunk of our lives, and we want to give as much as possible to our careers. Yet recent research shows this may not be the most effective choice.

The average French worker takes double the vacation time as an American worker. In fact, most Americans don’t even use their full amount of paid vacation days, choosing instead to work through them.

It..



Posted:March 19, 2013

Why is Errors & Omissions Insurance Important?Why is Errors & Omissions Insurance Important?

Errors & Omissions (E&O) covers a wide variety of occupations. For doctors, dentists, or chiropractors, it could be called malpractice insurance. For lawyers, it is professional liability. No matter the name, it is an essential coverage you should not be without.

Errors & Omissions is the insurance coverage that “protects professionals for amounts they may become liable for due to rendering or failing to render professional services,” according to the



Posted:March 19, 2013

Privacy & Network Security Insurance Cyber-Liability GrowingPrivacy & Network Security Insurance: Cyber-Liability Growing

Storing any type of personal information exposes companies to risk of a privacy or data breach. Regardless of your industry, a data breach is costly, interrupts business, and can harm your reputation. Privacy & Network Security insurance is essential for all firms to protect against this new threat, regardless of size.

In the insurance industry, it is a hugely growing sector. Cyber insurance maintained a double-digit premium volume growth in 2012...



Posted:March 19, 2013

Extreme Weather & the Insurance IndustryExtreme Weather & the Insurance Industry

Hurricane Sandy wasn't the only catastrophic natural event to hit this year. Weather extremes have emerged as a universal phenomenon this year, and it could have a significant impact on the insurance industry.

China is having its coldest winter in nearly 30 years. Eastern Russia marked a temperature of minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit, a cold so piercing that traffic lights stopped working in one of their cities. Australia is besieged by a record heat wave, and combating bush fires as..



Posted:March 19, 2013

Insurance-Agencies-Face-Juror-Bias-in-CourtInsurance Agencies Face Juror Bias in Court

A recent study found that insurance carriers get the short end of the stick when it comes to juror bias in court cases.

A national association for defense attorneys, DRI and in-house counsel found in a recent poll that the majority of people hold a bias against insurers. In particular, participants said as jurors in an insurance case, they would be more likely to support an individual suing a carrier. Only twenty percent said they would not favor either party. Ten..



Posted:March 19, 2013

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