The Benefits of a Workers’ Compensation Experience Modifier Review

Your Experience Mod Is Your Work Comp Identity It is a fact that many employers overpay for their workers’ compensation premiums.  One of the reasons is that their experience modifier is not accurate. The experience modifier is a numeric representation of your company’s loss history compared to the average for your industry. If your loss history is average, your modifier should be 1.00. The experience... Read Article

Is Your Business Covered For Employment Practices Liability?

A Business Insurance Update Today more than ever, employees know their rights under the law. Over the years, the United States has created many federal laws and statutes to protect the rights of individuals including; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967,... Read Article

Do Business Owners Need Workers Compensation Coverage?

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Almost every business needs, and is required to have, workers’ compensation (WC) insurance. Most states (with a few important exceptions) essentially require employers to purchase a workers’ compensation insurance policy to handle their statutory obligations to workers who are injured or made ill due to a workplace exposure. We often have this question come up; should the company owners be included under... Read Article

Don’t Let the Company Holiday Party Turn Into an Employment Claim

Company Holiday Parties Increase Risks Your company Holiday party was going great, and everyone was having a wonderful time.  Except one of the female employees said that a manager touched her and made un-wanted advances.  Now she is filing an employment liability claim.  This is a scenario that no one wants to happen. Your business insurance many not cover this lawsuit unless you have employment... Read Article

Make Your House Safe For Trick-Or-Treaters

Halloween is fast approaching. All kids love to dress up, get together with friends, and go door-to-door hoping to find the full size candy bar. A little pre-planning can prevent unfortunate accidents that could turn out to be tragic for kids and trying for you. Here are some pointers for ensuring your house is a safe place for trick-or-treaters on Oct. 31. Pets first. Dogs,... Read Article