Archive | February, 2011

Protect Your Business with Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Are you aware of the potential employee-related risks your company is exposed to every day? Read below to help understand Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) to protect your company’s financial assets and reputation in the event that an employee files a claim against your business. What is Employment Practices Liability Insurance? Employment Practices Liability Insurance […]

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AB2774 – DOSH Writes Its Own New Standard

Cal OSHA is probably rejoicing right now with the announced passage of AB2774. This new bill lowers the burden of proof that was once the biggest hurdle for Cal OSHA to overcome when trying to confirm a “Serious Violation” with the appeals board. In the past, the employer has had a good opportunity to either beat a […]

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Video interviews regarding cybersecurity, privacy, and cyberinsurance.

Julie Davis of Risk Communities recently asked me to speak with her about insurance coverage for cybersecurity claims, data breaches, and other cyberrisks. Julie did video interviews of me and uploaded them to the Risk Communities video channel. Here’s how Risk Communities introduced me: “Last year we introduced our broadcast channel, with the idea of […]

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Crossmann v. Harleysville: Bad Decision For Builders In SC

Decision Detrimental to Builders And Homeowners In South Carolina In the recent SC Supreme Court case of Crossmann v. Harleysville filed on January 7, 2011, the SC Supreme Court ruled that faulty workmanship which results in property damage to a builder’s work is no accident. Instead, such property damage is intended, foreseen, expected, and a natural and probable consequence of the […]

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