The Alarming Increase in Nuclear Verdicts Across the Trucking Industry and How to Avoid Them

By Meaghan Tyndale-Williams, Advisor August of 2022, a Florida jury handed down a billion-dollar verdict against two trucking companies. According to press reports, the crash occurred in early September 2017, taking the life of Connor...

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Small Business, Big Risk: Why Cyber Insurance is a Must-Have Protection

By Nick D’Onofrio, Associate Advisor Just because your company is small does not mean you are immune to cyberattacks. While small business owners focus on growing their companies and generating revenue, they can overlook a...

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The Importance of Mitigating Systemic Risk for Business Continuity

By Gwen Luu, Partner A technologically connected world means more opportunity for global financial disruption, otherwise known as systemic risk. The Financial Stability Board defines systemic risk as “the risk of disruption to the flow...

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Weathering the Hardened Property Market: Why You Need a Insurance Broker

The current property insurance market is characterized by increased pricing, diminished capacity, higher deductibles and retentions, greater underwriting scrutiny, and unfavorable coverage terms, which can create significant challenges for organizations who turn to insurance for...

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Tackling Higher Commercial Risk & Employee Benefits Premiums

Understanding the Issue: Global Turmoil Continues to Drive Premiums Upward In recent years, global events have been anything but predictable, with instability seeming to be one of the few constants we’ve come to expect. And...

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Shoring up Your Bottom Line: 7 Strategies for Facing the Hard Commercial Property Market

Extreme weather events seem to be becoming the new normal. The commercial property insurance market is hard and looks be getting harder – meaning insurance carriers tighten coverages, terms, and limits and raise rates. Business...

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Over or Under Insured, What’s It to You?

It’s happened: your business experienced an event that triggered an insurance claim. With risk being inherent to all business operations, this means that most organizations have to deal with the insurance claims process at one...

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Not Just a Passing Storm: How Natural Disasters Are Impacting the Insurance Market

$268 Billion = Total economic and insured loss estimate for 2022’s natural disasters. Approaching $115 Billion = Recent estimate for insured losses from 2022 natural disasters [1]   Environmental changes are reshaping the world as...

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Worker’s Compensation Guaranteed Cost Alternatives

By Meaghan Tyndale-Williams, Risk Advisor  For most large businesses, workers’ compensation is their most expensive insurance coverage. A guaranteed cost program—which is the traditional route—sets the annual premium at the beginning of each policy year....

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Are You Prepared for your Insurance Renewal?

It’s time to renew with your insurance carrier. Before making the final commitment, you should consider a number of factors. Unfortunately, in these risky times—pandemics, war, cyberattacks, supply chain issues—organizations must seek out proactive risk...

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Nurse Triage Program is a Big Win for Everyone

By Meaghan Tyndale-Williams, Risk Advisor  Protecting the health and well-being of your employees should be a top priority for every company; however, no business is injury-proof. Organizations of every size have to deal with multiple...

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Workplace Safety & The New Normal

By Eric Wokas, Senior Risk Engineer   According to a recent study from the Society for Human Resource Management, nearly 90% of businesses are having difficulty filling open positions. Reasons vary; however, there are many...

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