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The BlogNotions Insurance Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the insurance space. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest insurance policies and procedures, discussions of managing risk and regulating fraud, case studies of effective insurance sales strategies, and much more. Here you can find helpful information,ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Prom Saftey 101

The young ladies look like princesses, and the boys look handsome in their matching tuxes.  Spring means prom season!  It’s the time of year we realize how quickly children grow into young adults, and then take a hundred thousand pictures to document the timeless moments.  High school students look forward to the formal event – […]

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California Workers Comp “Coming and Going” Rule Exceptions

The “Coming and Going Rule” basically states that when an employee is traveling to work or traveling home from work and they are injured in a motor vehicle accident, they are not covered by workers compensation. The injuries suffered are not compensable because the employer derives no benefit from an employees’ normal, or ordinary commute […]

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Insureds who are sued and successfully defended by their insurer may be able to obtain double costs.

Application for double costs. Application granted. Martin v. Lavigne [2010] B.C.J. No 2240, November 17, 2010, British Columbia Supreme Court, G.D. Burnyeat J. The defendants applied for an order for double costs pursuant to 9-1(1)(c) and 9-1(5)(b) and 14-1(1) of the Rules following the trial of the matter which commenced on May 31,2010. The plaintiffs’ […]

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“And now the sequence of events in no particular order”…Dan Rather

The marketplace is changing….(again?)…. get used to it I tell myself….change is the only thing for certain in this world….Finally, insurance companies are taking increases on Worker’s Compensation….or walking away from that class of business altogether.  That plus the continuing rise in homeowners insurance over the past several years offers a “glimmer” of hope that […]

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Product Recall Expense Endorsements Becoming More Common

A positive new trend is emerging for small businesses.  More product liability insurance carriers are starting to offer product recall expense endorsements to their product liability policies. The great thing about these add on endorsements are, they provide some product recall expense coverage at a much lower price than if a small business had to purchase a stand-alone […]

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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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