08.02.2022

Prepare Your Home and Business for Hurricane Season

How to Prepare Your Home and Business for Hurricane Season Hurricane season is upon us, and forecasters for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are predicting above-average storm activity this year. Is your home...

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04.26.2022

How to Be Prepared in a Hardening Insurance Market

By Colleen Harless, CISR, ACSR, CIC – Senior Account Manager   In the casualty and property insurance industry, price, conditions, and terms as well as the availability of coverage are all impacted by fluctuations between...

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01.26.2022

Marketing Insurance Outside the Box

By David Velasco, EBP, APRI  In late 2020, I joined JGS Insurance as Vice President of Community Association and had an idea. I wanted to make insurance fun while forging meaningful connections with my clientele...

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01.21.2022

2022 Market Highlights with JGS Insurance

As we move ever so briskly into 2022, we want to keep you in-the-know with the latest market developments this year. Focusing on four of our key insurance solutions—commercial auto insurance, general liability insurance, cyber...

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01.20.2022

Prepare your Home for Winter Weather

Many people see leaves falling off trees as the time of year when they need to prepare for holiday celebrations and gear up for a new year. But for some parts of the country, the...

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01.14.2022

Federal Vaccine Mandate: US Supreme Court Decision stays OHSA ETS and Allows CMS Healthcare Worker Mandate to Proceed

Compliance Update On Thursday afternoon, January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), after hearing oral arguments last week, issued rulings concerning the following Federal vaccination mandates: Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

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01.12.2022

Agencies Issue Guidance on Coverage of OTC COVID-19 Tests

Compliance Update On January 10, 2022, the Depts. of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury issued FAQ guidance regarding the requirements for group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover over-the-counter...

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12.20.2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Reinstated for Private Employers

Compliance Update Private employer vaccine mandate revived by 6th U.S. Circuit Court The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati lifted a November injunction that had blocked the enforcement of the COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing...

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12.15.2021

Lumber Prices and What It Means for Your Insurance Policy

5 Reasons Lumber Prices Are Rising and What It Means for Your Insurance Policy It’s no secret that lumber prices have increased dramatically over the last two years. In fact, the National Association of Home...

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11.15.2021

Get Your Condo Association Ready For Winter

We hate to say it but winter is coming. For condo associations, this is an especially stressful time because all units need to be winterproofed and the premises must be well-equipped to prevent slippery accidents....

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10.01.2021

Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott, Inc. (JGS) Announces Partnership with BRP Group, Inc.

Holmdel, NJ – October 1, 2021 – Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott, Inc. (collectively with certain of its subsidiaries, “JGS”), one of the Top 100 largest independent insurance agencies in the United States, Partnered with BRP Group,...

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09.10.2021

Insurance Market Cycles and the “Hard Market” We Are In

The insurance industry, like most industries, experiences periods of growth and periods of retraction. We refer to periods of growth as “soft markets” and periods of retractions as “hard markets.” Each period may last anywhere...

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