By Robert H. Wilson Workers’ Compensation, as an industry, has a marketing problem. It is probably better described as a messaging problem. It has long been true that the industry has been broadly defined by the negative stories that find their way into local and national press publications and media outlets. We have been generally

by Sue Quimby, CPCU, AU, CIC, CPIW, DAEMSO, Inc. Catalytic converters are a prime target of thieves. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), more than 1,200 catalytic converters per month were stolen in the United States during 2020. Thefts increased almost 300% in the period from July 2020 to October 2021. One insurer

Brenda McDermott, CPCU, SCLA, ARM, AIDA, AIC, CIIP The accomplishments of so many talented athletes at the 2022 Winter Olympics have unfortunately been overshadowed by the alleged actions of one young skater who has been accused of cheating by testing positive for a banned substance. Adding to this allegation is the long history of her

Keri Herlong, CPCU, CIC, CRM, CISR, ACSR, AIM, CIIP, CLP, DAE Do you feel like a fainting goat trying to understand what people mean by “1099 employee”? Relax! This blog was written to keep you from keeling over when trying to determine what this means to policyholders versus what it means to your commercial lines

by Ben Baker It is staggering how many times I have asked CEOs, founders, leaders, and employees at all levels, “what makes YOU valuable, to whom and why?” and either get a stammering nonsensical type answer or a blank stare. As organizations, and those who work within them, having everyone answer these questions quickly and succinctly is