Insurance rates are rising rapidly for contractors, particularly for builder's risk and excess liability policies as the cost of claims continues to increase dramatically.
Truckers use tarps to cover and protect their loads and other drivers. Falls during tarping are a serious safety concern for drivers of garbage trucks, gravel trucks, tank cars and trucks, flatbeds and other types of truck.
Besides the health and economic devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic has left in its wake, it has also caused supply chain disruptions that have affected a number of industries.
Even businesses that own fleets of autos sometimes use vehicles that do not belong to them. Often, a business asks an employee to run an errand or visit a customer or vendor using that employee's car.
As 2021 gets underway and while you're making New Year's resolutions, you should also resolve to review the state of your business's insurance program.
While most companies focus on driver training to help reduce the chances of accidents pushing up their insurance premiums, many executives have been frustrated to see their rates climb.
Many business owners may be good at running their companies, but the majority of them are failing to address essential long-term planning that is critical to sustaining their businesses.
One area the majority of business owners often neglect is planning for business continuity.
When stores lease real estate spaces or construction firms win jobs, the party on the other end usually has a particular set of requirements.
One of the requirements is that the tenant, contractor, or borrower show proof that he or she has adequate insurance.
Copies of insurance documents may be sufficient. But, not all companies want copies sitting around. A suitable substitute for document copies is a certificate of insurance.
Commercial property insurance rates are on the rise across the country as insurers continue wrestling with the toll of increasing natural disasters, rising social unrest, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
More people staying home and driving less during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a drop in the number of accidents, but new data suggests that emptier roads may actually be more dangerous to those who are driving on them.