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  1. Dec
    19

    Advice To Reduce The Likelihood Of A Winter Weather Loss

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    “Extreme winter weather has been a major issue throughout much of the U.S. in recent years. In fact, it was the most common cause of loss for PURE members in 2015 with more than 700 claims accounting for around $50M in losses – the majority of which were due to ice dams and frozen pipes. …

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  2. Dec
    07

    Five Steps to Help Keep Liability in Check During Clinical Trials

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    “There is perhaps no riskier time in a product’s development cycle than during clinical trials. With the introduction of human research subjects, patient safety is paramount. Any failure to uphold rigorous standards not only leaves your company subject to the threat of costly litigation, it can cause irreparable damage to your reputation.” To continue reading, …

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  3. Dec
    01

    Risk on the Front Line: Tips for Managing Sales Force Liability

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    “Your sales force is one of your most important assets. On the front line, they’re your company’s connection to the medical community and an important source of both profits—and potential product liability. Developing appropriate policies regarding sales force liability exposures—and properly training and supervising representatives regarding these policies—can go a long way in reducing your …

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  4. Jan
    06

    Tom Crowley on building the right Commercial General Liability policy for your business

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    Commercial General Liability insurance policies may be among the most misunderstood protections offered by insurers. While CGL provides coverage no business will want to go without, these policies have exclusions buyers need to understand. Further, there are often exceptions to those exclusions. This is the reason one attorney dubbed CGL the “Russian nesting doll” of business …

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  5. Dec
    01

    10 Worst Toys For 2015 Holiday Season

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    Just in time for the holiday season, W.A.T.C.H., an acronym for World Against Toys Causing Harm, has released its annual list of dangerous toys to avoid for 2015.  For the past 40 years, W.A.T.C.H. has been focused on raising awareness about potentially hazardous toys.  How dangerous can toys really be?  According to W.A.T.C.H., a child …

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  6. Jul
    24

    What is social engineering fraud?

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    “I’m not important enough for hackers to care about.” Have you heard an employee or coworker say this before? This is a common misconception- all it takes to become a victim of social engineering fraud is an identity and an online presence. Social Engineering is defined as any act that influences a person to take …

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