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Why You Can’t Afford to Not Have Professional Liability Insurance

Architects, engineering firms, graphic design businesses and other service providers are increasingly being sued for alleged poor work quality, contract breach or missing deadlines — and jury awards are rising. The costs of defending against a lawsuit of that type could quickly mount, even if you come out victorious in the end. But a commercial …

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Construction Firm Tips for Avoiding Insurance Disasters

3 minute read Construction Firm Tips for Avoiding Insurance Disasters When you’re in the construction industry you already have lots to worry about: Keeping your workers safe in one of the most dangerous industries, uninsured or underinsured subcontractors, and finding experienced employees from a shrinking pool of talent. Not only that, but lawsuits lurk in …

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Spiking Materials Costs Imperil Apartment, Commercial Projects

3 minutes read Construction firms are reeling from snowballing costs of building materials due to spiking demand and supply chain snarls that are resulting in massive budget cost overruns. This is especially affecting construction businesses that are managing apartment or commercial projects. These cost overruns are imperiling profits — and risking red ink — on …

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Your Staff Are Susceptible to Medical Identity Theft

3 minute read Medical-related identity theft accounted for 43% of all identity theft in the United States in 2020, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. And the majority of documents criminals steal are the same ones your employees receive from their group health insurers. If an employee becomes a victim of medical identity theft …

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Long-Haul COVID Can Be covered under ADA

2.5 minute read The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued guidance stating that employees suffering from “long COVID-19” may be protected under workplace disability discrimination statutes. The guidance states that someone suffering from impairments resulting from long-haul COVID-19 symptoms can be considered “disabled” under the Americans with Disabilities Act and entitled to the same treatment …

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