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Five Tips for Claims Career Success—Elise Farnham looks at how new claims professionals can accelerate their opportunities to move up in their organization and earn the respect of their colleagues.

Setting Priorities as a Time Management Tool—Managing your commitments in terms of deadlines and priority can make you more effective. Lisa Harrington explains.

Burden of Proof in Coverage Litigation (Part 3)—Brent Cooper discusses who has the burden of proof to prove an exception to an exclusion and to show that the person claiming coverage is insured.

The Myth of Risk Management—While it's impossible to manage risk, Don Riggin opines, it is possible—and necessary—to finance it.

Looking at HOA Risks—Pete Polstein looks at home owners’ association and master association entity risks.

The CGL and the Professional Liability Exclusion—Craig Stanovich explains CG 22 79 and CG 22 80, and provides illustrations of their application.

Waiver Clause Doesn't Bar Pursuit of Damages—An AIA waiver of subrogation does not limit the owner’s right to seek recovery for contractors' damage to non-work. Kent Holland relates a recent case.

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