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Welcome to my Newsletter – March, 2020

I hope that you find these articles of interest. If you have a topic for future discussion, please let me know.

Please call anytime we can answer questions or be of help with your business or personal insurance needs.


What’s New This Month

Employer Guide for Dealing with the Coronavirus

As the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus gains momentum and potentially begins to spread in North America, employers will have to start considering what steps they can take to protect their workers while fulfilling their legal obligations.

Employers are in a difficult position because it is likely that the workplace would be a significant source of transmission among people. There are also OSHA, Family Medical Leave Act and other safety issues to consider. So what should you do to protect your workers and ensure that you can continue operating if a pandemic ensues?

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Top 8 Reasons Why Homes Catch Fire and How to Prevent Them

Fires are the most common claim for homeowners and they can start in a variety of ways.

The causes of these fires range from food left unattended on the stove to candles left burning. A majority of these fires are preventable with some forethought and care to minimize the risks. Here are the eight most common causes of house fires and how to prevent fires from starting.

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Car Crashes a Leading Cause of High-severity Claims

Traffic accidents continue to be one of the leading causes of high-severity workers’ comp claims, according to research.

The National Council on Compensation Insurance found in a study that the cost of workers’ comp claims for accidents involving motor vehicles was 250% more than the average for all workplace accidents. Why are on the job injuries from car accidents more likely to cause employers headaches? Find out here.

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Should You Opt for Rental Car Insurance?

If you’re like most people, it’s always in the back of your mind when you decline the car insurance when renting a vehicle while away on vacation or business.

If you’ve ever opted for full supplemental coverage, you’ve likely noticed that the cost of your rental skyrockets by more than 50% in many cases. But, what if you already have insurance for your personal vehicle? Do you still need extra cover? Here’s what you need to know.

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Newsletter November 2019