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Workers Compensation in Combination with Loss Control Strategies

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Workers Compensation in Combination with Loss Control Strategies

Workers Compensation in Combination with Loss Control Strategies

Rather than viewing workers compensation as an additional, required expense, it is important to view this financial safeguard as a benefit for both you and your employees. Workers compensation insurance is the best way to protect your employees in the event of an on the job accident. When you have workers compensation in combination with sound loss control and mitigation strategies, you can rest assured in the security of your organization. In order to reduce workers compensation claims, you must enforce some form of strategy for controlling...

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Safeguarding Your Antique or Classic Car

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Safeguarding Your Antique or Classic Car

Safeguarding Your Antique or Classic Car

Many Americans choose to invest in the past by purchasing an antique or classic car. In doing so, you must obtain the protection you deserve for your most enjoyable investment. Since each classic and antique car is completely unique, you will need to obtain a customized insurance policy that reflects your use of the vehicle. We understand the unique insurance needs of classic and antique car owners and will provide you with a custom tailored policy from the following options: Standard Coverage for Antique & Classic Car Insurance...

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Healthy Tips for Navigating the Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Healthy Tips for Navigating the Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Healthy Tips for Navigating the Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Far too many of us feel that maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holidays is impossible. However, you can still enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner without loading up on unhealthy starches and carbohydrates. We are not suggesting missing Thanksgiving Dinner at your parents’ house entirely; rather, revamp your plate in a way that promotes proper nutrition. We want you to be able to enjoy the holiday season without worrying about breaking your diet, which is why we have gathered some healthy tips for navigating the dinner table on...

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HHS Guidance on Same-sex Marriage and HIPAA Privacy Compliance

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on HHS Guidance on Same-sex Marriage and HIPAA Privacy Compliance

HHS Guidance on Same-sex Marriage and HIPAA Privacy Compliance

In order to clear up any misunderstandings surrounding the 2013 Supreme Court decision in regards to how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) affects HIPAA Privacy Rule compliance, we have gathered all the must-know information for your convenience. To explain how the 2013 Supreme Court decision will affect the HIPAA Privacy Rule in regards to the Defense of Marriage ACT (DOMA), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance. Since certain provisions under the HIPAA Privacy Rule left confusion...

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Pay or Play Rules—IRS Proposes Approach for Measurement Period Changes

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Pay or Play Rules—IRS Proposes Approach for Measurement Period Changes

Pay or Play Rules—IRS Proposes Approach for Measurement Period Changes

With so many new rules and regulations surrounding the Affordable Care Act, many individuals have been left confused and perplexed. In order to clear up any misunderstandings regarding the Pay or Play rule, the IRS is proposing measurement period changes. The Pay or Play rule states that applicable large employers (ALEs) are required to offer minimum value health coverage to all of their full-time employees at an affordable rate, or they will be faced with a penalty. In order to account for employers who need time calculating their full-time...

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Developing a Cyber Emergency Response Plan

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Developing a Cyber Emergency Response Plan

Developing a Cyber Emergency Response Plan

Data breach numbers are continuing to rise, emphasizing the importance of obtaining cyber insurance. However, purchasing this vital form of protection is not the only step. In order to feel confident in the security of your business, you must enforce sound risk management procedures. A major issue surrounding data breaches is that many employees assume that the only way hackers can invade is by slyly making their way into the computer system. In actuality, there are a variety of ways a data breach can occur, including improper disposal of...

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Insurance for the Internet Era

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Insurance for the Internet Era

Insurance for the Internet Era

It is almost impossible to run a business without using computers and the Internet. While utilizing these tools can help your business be more efficient, it can also open the door to cyber-attacks. Investing in a cyber-liability insurance policy is the best way to ensure that your business stays safe in case of a cyber-attack. Cyber-liability insurance provides coverage for many different situations, including: Network security liability – will provide coverage in case of a lawsuit that is brought against your company as the result of a...

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What is Winery Insurance?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on What is Winery Insurance?

What is Winery Insurance?

Owning and running a winery may seem like one of the most relaxing jobs available. Although running a winery allows you to enjoy all the beauty of wine country, it is a highly demanding business that comes with serious responsibilities. Investing in the right winery insurance policy is the best way to ensure that your dream job does not turn into a nightmare. Making a single bottle of wine is a very complicated and intricate process that involves many different steps. If one steps of the process goes wrong, it can severely reduce the amount...

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The Many Benefits of Independent Brokerages

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on The Many Benefits of Independent Brokerages

The Many Benefits of Independent Brokerages

Finding the right insurance policies that will best work for your specific needs can be confusing and stressful. Working with a trusted advisor, like the advisors at Brown & Brown Insurance, can help to ease your mind and ensure that you get the best insurance policies for your needs. There are many benefits of working with an independent insurance brokerage, including: You will have more choices. Independent brokerages do not work for one specific insurance company. Instead they work with many different affiliates. Working with many...

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Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Blog News | Comments Off on Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

You can never know when a disaster will happen, which is why it is important to make sure that you are prepared for anything. Keep these tips in mind to ensure that you and your family are prepared for any disaster. Create an evacuation plan for your whole family. Make sure to practice your plan a couple of times a year to ensure that everyone knows what they are supposed to do. It will also help to keep everyone calm in case of an emergency. Compile important documents. Make copies of all your important documents, and keep them in a clearly...

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