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Preventing the Top Insurance Claim: Slips, Trips, and Falls

Year after year, slips, trips, and falls remain the number-one insurance claim for property owners. More than three million people visit the emergency room each year because of falls, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). The average hospital visit costs $30,000 to $50,000. Add in factors like ongoing medical bills and…

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How to Manage Fatigue in the Workplace

Even before the mass office exodus, fatigue was among the most prevalent workplace challenges. The National Safety Council reports that over 43% of workers are sleep deprived, and those most at risk are those working long or irregular hours. More than a simple feeling of sleepiness, fatigue is a persistent syndrome resulting from prolonged exhaustion,…

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Benefits of the Pandemic

Things are not amazing by any means: tens of thousands of Americans have died because of the coronavirus, millions are without jobs, families, and friends remain separated, and daily life has yet to return to normal. The world is still very much in the throes of a pandemic, but there are silver linings, slivers of…

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The Negative Side of Working From Home

Work-from-home might be the new normal until further notice, but according to a report by real estate investment management firm Black Creek Group, office spaces are not going anywhere. Workers are itching to return to their physical headquarters, and while the future of office real estate will look a little different, investors should consider looking…

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Surge in Home Improvement Projects Amid COVID-19

As the pandemic keeps Americans in their houses and apartments, many are pulling out their toolboxes and getting to work on home improvement projects. Quarantine has us spending much more time than normal in our homes, resulting in both listless boredom and displeasure with our surroundings. What was once a minor flaw is now a…

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Sales Training Best Practices and Tips

There are various sales training methods available to offer your new and existing producers. Here we’ve provided an overview of sales training best practice methods along with their pros and cons. Keep in mind that amid COVID-19 with most people working at home and social distancing when at play, in-person training has for the most…

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Navigating Today’s Umbrella Insurance Market

In our previous article, we discussed what factors are driving rate increases, capacity restrictions, tighter underwriting, and program structure changes in the Excess Insurance market. It’s important to note that prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, carriers were already tightening underwriting in the Excess/Umbrella market, specifically in the hotel, restaurant, and habitational sectors. In recent months,…

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Open for Dine-in Service: COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Restaurants

Click here for a downloadable safety info sheet. Dine-in service – from fast food to family style, fast casual and fine dining – is about to resume (or in some cases has already resumed) as several states relax coronavirus restrictions and reopen restaurants. 

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Covid-19 Crime Prevention: The Need to Step Up Security of Unoccupied Establishments, Limited Operations

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, across the country local and state decrees have mandated non-essential businesses to close or limit operations, including restaurants and bars, in order to help prevent the spread of the virus. In addition to having been hard hit by the loss of income and employee layoffs, a spike in burglaries…

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Distinguished Programs Covid-19 Update

Dear Distinguished Programs Broker Community Member, With all the focus given to the fast-changing effects of COVID-19 on businesses and communities, we want to provide an update to all our broker partners.

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