Insurance Industry Innovates with New Pandemic-Related Products


Most of what we’re reading about regarding the pandemic and the insurance industry involves the potential for litigation. But just as with any other major event and disruption that occurs, there is also an opportunity for individuals and companies to innovate. This is exactly what the insurance industry is doing, as evidenced by the number…

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The Coronavirus Real Estate Market

Real Estate Covid

Every industry segment of society has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the real estate market. Retail closures resulted in millions of employee furloughs, and stay-at-home mandates forced millions of employees out of their offices to work remotely. While many shopping centers, malls, individual retailers and offices have since opened, they have done so…

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Vegas Rolls the Dice and Reopens Hotels, Casinos, and Restaurants

Las Vegas

Nevada’s workforce has been among the hardest hit from the coronavirus pandemic. According to state data cited in an article in the Wall Street Journal, the pandemic and lockdown left one in every three workers in the Las Vegas area jobless. The unemployment rate in Nevada in April reached 28.2% − the highest of any…

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Wildfire Preparedness: Creating a Defensible Space


Wildfire season is once again upon us with the Western United States anticipating raging fires after a winter of not much rainfall. Further exacerbating the potential for real devastation from the wildfires is the coronavirus, which interrupted the normal firefighting training and forest management that typically take place in the spring. Social distancing also presents…

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