Entries Tagged as 'Commercial Insurance'

Costs Rising in Minneapolis Water Main Break

January 17th, 2013 · No Comments

January 7th, 2013 Insurance Journal Minneapolis, Minn., officials said they haven’t begun to tally the costs of a massive water main break that sent 14 million gallons of water gushing into downtown streets last week, submerging dozens of vehicles and forcing local businesses to shut down. City Engineer Steve Kotke said he expected the broken […]

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Tags: Auto Insurance · Commercial Insurance · General · Personal Insurance

Mobile Device Explosion Creates Need for Heightened Security

October 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Whether they are lost or stolen, or come under attack from malware, mobile devices represent a growing security risk for businesses. Yet many businesses do not have adequate security policies and practices in place.

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E-Mods; Nationwide change set for 2013; you can help lessen effect

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments

The weight of claims costs that go into figuring employers experience mod is scheduled to double next year, the first increase in more than 20 years and the first in a series of annual increases scheduled by the National Council on Compensation Insurance and most state rating bureaus.

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37 Percent of Discrimination Cases Against Employers Claim Retaliation

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Source, SFMIC BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 7, 2012—Workers nationally filed more charges of employer retaliation in 2011 than any other discrimination charge, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Charges of retaliation, up 3 percent from the prior year, were involved in 37 percent of all cases against employers. Charges of race and sex discrimination […]

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12,639 Unbelted Motorists Ticketed During Click It or Ticket Campaign

June 15th, 2012 · No Comments

ST. PAUL — A statewide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign, May 21–June 3, resulted in 12,639 motorists cited for not wearing seat belts, according to preliminary results from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. In the last three years in Minnesota, (2009–2011), there were 878 motorist traffic deaths of […]

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No second chances: How businesses can help stop the distracted driving epidemic

May 30th, 2012 · No Comments

5/30/2012 Recent headlines across the Midwest tell stories of teen fatalities caused by distracted driving. In November 2011, a high school junior in northeast Iowa was killed when her car crashed into a school bus.  She was texting while driving.  In August 2010, a 19-year-old pick-up driver sent and received 11 text messages within the […]

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Only 1 Out of 4 Companies Buying Cyberinsurance

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Nearly three in four corporate risk managers are not buying insurance policies to cover data breaches and damage to customers’ privacy despite the rising threat of hacking, according to a survey released on Monday.

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1 Year Ago Today – Costliest Tornado Since 1950

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

The 2011 Joplin tornado was a catastrophic EF5 multiple-vortex tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, USA in the late afternoon of Sunday, May 22, 2011

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Insuring the Theft of Your Business Data

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments

The stories of breached data security have become almost too familiar: An employee takes home a laptop against regulations. A hard drive is sent out for repair, but disappears. A disc with sensitive data is stolen from an office. For business owners and managers, the threat is real, and there is a need to protect […]

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