How Safe Is Your Workplace?

One in 10 small businesses had employees show up for work last year while under the influence of at least one controlled substance, according to a new study by Employers Holdings Inc. Small-business owners reported that alcohol, marijuana and prescription … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners Report High Trust in Agents

Small business owners trust their independent insurance agents and commercial insurance carriers more than other financial services businesses, a new study reports. The study, commissioned by The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., found that trust is the single most important consideration … Continue reading

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Managing and Modeling Flood Risk in the US

Catastrophic flood events pose a wide-spread risk to property in the United States and are responsible for more Presidential Disaster Declarations than any other peril with over $5 billion in economic loss each year. As a result, risk from inland … Continue reading

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Licensing Community Association Managers

The push in state legislatures across the country to require licensing for community association managers is an effort to sweep out untrained individuals who are unable to handle large budgets, cash and other issues. Licensing sets up minimum standards for … Continue reading

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Seven Words for 2014

Robert Hartwig, president and economist of the Insurance Information Institute, gives his thoughts on seven words we’ll see and hear a lot in 2014: Autonomous Vehicle: Cars with increasingly automated functionality will become commonplace within the next few years, perhaps … Continue reading

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Kickoff to 2014 Md. Legislative Session

The Maryland General Assembly’s 2014 session kicks off on Wednesday, Jan. 8 with political pundits unsure of what to expect during the 90-day session blitz. Up to 50 of the current 188 legislators are not seeking re-election, and many are … Continue reading

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OCPD RECIEVES REPORT OF FRAUDULENT BANK TRANSFER ATTEMPT

The Ocean City Police Department recently received a report of a fraudulent bank transfer attempt affecting a local business. The suspect had obtained the victims bank information and attempted to transfer a large sum of money out of the account … Continue reading

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FEMA Addresses Common Misconceptions About Federal Disaster Assistance

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently issued a press release to clear up some of the common myths about registering for federal disaster assistance. FEMA noted that in the aftermath of a disaster, misconceptions about disaster assistance can often prevent … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink and Be Liable

For those who mix alcohol and corporate or private gatherings, proper insurance is essential. And, to further complicate the issue, Delaware and Maryland are among only a handful of states not to determine liquor liability by statute but instead rely … Continue reading

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Our Client Receives Prestigious Award

Regional developer and philanthropist Jack Burbage, whose real estate vision led to recognized hospitality destinations throughout coastal Delmarva, is this year’s winner of the prestigious Perdue Leadership Award. The annual award of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at … Continue reading

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