Archives: August 2017

How Small Businesses Can Avoid Insurance Mistakes

It takes hard work, dedication, creativity, and tenacity to get a small business up and running successfully, so it makes sense to have the right insurance coverage in place to protect it. In fact, purchasing business insurance may be one of the most important decisions you make. The right coverage can help prevent unforeseen events from ruining all you have worked so hard to build....

Georgia Contractors Professional Liability Insurance (CPLI)

Trends in the insurance and legal industry are creating new exposures for contractors. Contractors are now being held liable for damages and loss arising out of professional advice. A contractor not adequately protected, can expose their company to financial loss. Yet, less than half of all contractors in need of the coverage are buying it. Why is that? It might be that contractors don’t fully...

You Just Got Sued For A Social Media Post

A Texas jury has awarded a wedding photographer more than $1 million after determining a newly married couple unhappy with her work launched a social media campaign to post falsehoods about her. The Dallas County jury found Friday that the campaign against Andrea Polito amounted to defamation. The jury unanimously found the couple acted of out malice in targeting Polito in the months after their...

Employment Liability, A Coverage Your Business Needs

Employment risks are some of the most serious faced by employers. These risks can include sexual harassment and discrimination. Employment litigation can destroy a firm large or small. Employment Practices Liability Insurance otherwise known as EPLI is insurance that helps protect you against claims from your employees that result from the general conduct of your business Employment Liability Facts Small firms are three times more...

Cyber Risk Update

Over the last several years, cyber liability coverage has evolved from just insurance for information technology companies to coverage that nearly every class of business should have if they don't already. From retailers, banks, contractors, distributors, restaurants and medical offices, many businesses are unaware of the great security technology exposure they face. Recent state laws require companies that have experienced a security breach to notify...