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Property Management Best Practices

As a professional landlord, your clients know that they are required to juggle various tasks and wear many hats throughout the day. While there might be a lot on their plates, there are some cardinal rules to follow to ensure best practices and to prevent their property management firm from facing lawsuits. In addition to sharing this information with your landlord and property management firm clients, protect their entire operation from front to back with a comprehensive Property Management Professional Liability insurance policy.

Never discriminate.

Property management firms are allowed to implement screening processes for tenants. However, they cannot deny anyone..


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Professional Liability: Policyholder Education

Professional Liability Policyholder EducationProfessional Liability on Policyholder Education: Agent or Carrier Responsibility?

Every policyholder must be educated about claims and their coverage. That everyone agrees on. The insured should know the extent of their coverage, what they are paying for, what is and isn't covered, and what to do in the even they need to file a claim. But whose responsibility is it?

Clients rely upon their brokers and agents to procure and negotiate insurance policies that meet their unique needs. And because of their participation in procuring coverage, a broker can find themselves at the..


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Professional Liability Risks for Nonprofits

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Nonprofits were hit hard by the recession. During 2005 to 2010, private charitable contributions fell by nearly 10 percent (after adjusting for inflation). In short, people just didn't have the money to give. And while it’s starting to rise, charitable donations remain significantly below pre-recession levels.

Celebrity nonprofits are a double edged sword. A recognizable name brings a huge visibility to a cause, but it also ties the nonprofit directly to the celebrity’s reputation. When Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to doping during his..


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Professional Liability: The Influence of Our Surroundings

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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..


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Professional Liability: Taking Time Off Increases Productivity

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 is..


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