Category: News Blast

insutance flowchart hand drawing on blackboard

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May2016
The softening property market, combined with a record low for insured catastrophe losses over the last three years, has made consumers more comfortable than ever – many to the point of neglecting insurance coverage. According to the Swiss Re report “Underinsurance in property risk: closing the gap,” America is the world’s ... Read More
May 29, 2016blue
USdepartmentoflabor

28

Mar2016
by Caitlin Bronson A member of the federal government has spoken out against what he calls the “disturbing trend” of allowing employers to opt out of state-regulated workers’ compensation. “What opt-out programs really are all about is enabling employers to reduce benefits,” US Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said ... Read More
March 28, 2016blue
african student girl at school

26

May2015
Summer internship season is upon us and remember that interns must be paid in the State unless they are receiving school credit for their work. If an intern is receiving wages they will be considered an employee, of the company, and eligible for workers compensation insurance coverage under your current ... Read More
May 26, 2015blue
DATA THEFT

05

Feb2015
As many as 80 million current and former Anthem (Blue Cross) policyholders with one of the nation's largest health insurance companies have had their data compromised, it emerged today. Anthem Inc. announced a cyber breach into its computer system this morning, revealing that hackers had gained access to affected consumers' names, ... Read More
February 5, 2015blue