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Design and Professional Liability

Court Finds Necessary a Connection between Wrongful Conduct and Training

2024-07-12 | Kenneth A Slavens

Ken Slavens describes a 2024 case illustrating the importance of providing training to design employees and documenting compliance with professional standards.

Employee Hiring, Development, and Retention

Emotional Intelligence Competencies of an Effective Leader

2024-07-05 | Mike Poskey

Mike Poskey shows how having certain abilities will set you on the right path to becoming an effective leader within your organization.

Employee Hiring, Development, and Retention

How To Hire Your Best Employees

2024-07-05 | Mike Poskey

Employee screening can reduce absenteeism, improve productivity, lower turnover, reduce insurance premiums, and decrease liability. Mike Poskey explains.

Employee Hiring, Development, and Retention

Myths of Behavioral Preemployment Testing

2024-07-05 | Mike Poskey

Integrating testing into your hiring process can increase retention and productivity and decrease the likelihood of employment practices lawsuits, per Mike Poskey.

Construction Safety

Safer Alternatives to Killer Pulleys

2024-06-28 | TJ Lyons

TJ Lyons takes a hard look at conventional pulleys and their drawbacks and offers suggestions for options that get the job done without injuring construction workers.

Commercial Liability

Commercial Umbrella Policy—A Few Things To Consider

2024-06-28 | Craig F Stanovich

Craig Stanovich provides his recommendations on what you should know about umbrella insurance.

Employee Well-Being

Three Ways Employers Can Stop Worker Suicide

2024-06-28 | Sally Spencer-Thomas

The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention is a new 10-year comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. Sally Spencer-Thomas looks at one of its stated goals.

Cyber and Privacy Risk and Insurance

Recent Cyber-Security Reports and Managing Current Threats

2024-06-28 | Mark Lanterman

Mark Lanterman examines new findings on cyber security and discusses the conclusions and recommendations.

Subcontractor Performance Risk

Considerations for Turning over Construction Technology to a Building Owner

2024-06-21 | Damon Ranieri

Damon Ranieri explains some of the complexities of handing over active technology during construction to the owner.

Reinsurance

Reinsurance Information Up for Grabs

2024-06-21 | Larry Schiffer

There are also important reasons to seek reinsurance information and communications to assist in prosecuting or defending an insurance dispute. Larry Schiffer explains.