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September 19th, 2017 by Partners Risk Services

September is National Preparedness Month

Disaster Preparedness Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the people of Houston. Hurricane Harvey caused over 75 billion dollars of damage. While this is fresh on our minds, let’s get prepared for the unexpected.  This could be a flood, hurricane, earthquake, wild fire, or any other event that causes damage to our homes. Remember, your homeowners insurance may or may not cover the... Read Article

What Is Trending in Risk Management

Are you concerned about the future?  Is your risk management program designed and prepared for changes in pricing, economic downturns, healthcare, changes in employment laws and upcoming political elections?  A broker or agent who cares about your business will be on the forefront of change.  Part of providing outstanding customer service is helping clients understand how current and future trends may affect their risk program.... Read Article

Be Aware of Fraud During Irma Recovery

A Personal Insurance Update We have just witnessed hurricane Harvey, one of the worst disasters in American history.  However, we have also seen some great acts of kindness to people in need during the past weeks.  Unfortunately, fraud increases also during these events, taking advantage of people in need.  As people are looking for help re-building, there will be those who will attempt to take... Read Article

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... Read Article

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... Read Article