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Anticipating Active Shooter Incidents in the Workplace Active shooter incidents can happen just about anywhere—the workplace is certainly no exception.  According to the FBI, nearly 44% of active shooter incidents ...
Understanding California Bill AB5: Employee and Independent Contractor Worker Status Background on the Act California Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) was enacted effective January 1, 2020.  This new law expands on the Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v ...
In Rem: History and Commercial Insurance Application For those in the commercial casualty insurance industry, you may have come across the term “In Rem,” but may not be very familiar with it.  Just what is In Rem, ...
Managing Catastrophic Workers’ Compensation Injuries in Partnership with a TPA After receiving a call that an employee has been involved in a catastrophic accident, the next steps taken are critical to the outcome of how the claim develops ...
Workers’ Compensation Statistical Reporting: Requirements and How it Affects Insureds Regulatory compliance, including the reporting of information to various bureaus, is a critical function to all insureds and insurers.  In this article, we’ll ...
Understanding Your Auto Liability’s Hired & Non-Owned Exposure As the market is firming for corporate auto liability programs, one of the recent causes for higher costs is the rise in “Hired and Non-Owned Auto (H&NO)” ...
Workers’ Compensation: Extraterritorial Considerations As states passed workers’ compensation laws in the early 1900’s, eligibility, benefits, and compensability varied within each state’s unique workers’ compensation ...
Wearable Technology and Smart Equipment in Risk Management As devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers become more mainstream, wearable technology continues to evolve from the novelty to the commonplace. ...

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