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Insuring Your College Student

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Sending a child off to college is a significant milestone that represents the culmination of years of planning and hard work. As you prepare for the start of the semester, you should consider how your insurance needs may change with your son or daughter away at school. Protecting Your Student’s Belongings Many homeowners policies consider […]

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Avoid Heat Illness

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When it is hot outside, your body temperature can rise to dangerous levels. Normally, your body cools itself through sweating. However, in hot and humid weather, sweating is not enough and the result can be a heat illness. Staying Cool Follow the suggestions below to stay cool when working in hot weather: Wear loose, light-colored […]

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Keep Truckin’ With These Recruiting Tips

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Commercial fleets need to maintain a workforce of loyal, qualified drivers in order to succeed. But recently, increased demand for freight volume has highlighted an ongoing driver shortage that’s left many motor carriers operating under capacity. In order to ensure that your business is attracting and retaining talented drivers, you need to evaluate how the […]

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Self-driving Tech Could Put Motor Carriers Back in the Driver’s Seat

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Self-driving vehicles may feel like something that will only be available in the distant future, but autonomous technology is already having an impact on the transportation industry. Many motor carriers are promoting new equipment to attract tech-savvy drivers, and advanced safety sensors are helping decrease accidents on the road. Over 30 automakers and technology companies […]

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The Risks of Offering Valet Parking

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Depending on the location and type of business you run, in the eyes of the customer, offering valet parking may range from a nice perk to an expected service. But no matter what reason you have for providing valets, to protect yourself from out-of-pocket expenses, you must be prepared for the risks that come along […]

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Managing Your Liquor Liability Exposures

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 10,000 vehicle-related fatalities involve a drunk driver each year. Not only are these people liable for their actions, the establishments where they were drinking are also susceptible to punishment for over-serving clientele who then injure a third party. These types of lawsuits are not inexpensive. […]

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How Opioid Use Affects Workers’ Compensation

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Prescription opioids are the number one workers’ compensation problem in terms of controlling the ultimate cost of indemnity losses. This comes from a recent Lockton Companies report that also states that there’s never been a more damaging impact on workers’ compensation claims than the abuse of opioid prescriptions for the management of chronic pain. In […]

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Wineries – Coverage Insights

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Due to their unique nature, wineries of all sizes are presented with an unusual blend of exposures that need to be managed. As a wine producer, you face different types of risk not normally seen together in the same industry. For example, wineries that grow their own vines have to be concerned about agricultural industry […]

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Manufacturing Risk Advisor – June 2018

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How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Supply Chains Manufacturers need to rely on a consistent supply chain in order to operate. However, a lack of transparency between vendors and the use of separate management systems often leads to confusion, delays and lost business. To solve these problems, many businesses have turned to blockchain technology—a platform that […]

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