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National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

By Auto, auto theft, Central, Claims, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, stolen vehicle, vehicle theft, vehicle theft prevention, vehicle theft prevention month

Once every 43.8 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thefts like these cost millions of dollars for owners and insurers, and cause insurance premiums to skyrocket &#8…

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Beware of Summertime Scams and Fraudsters

By Auto, auto-repair fraud, Central, Claims, Contractor fraud, fraud, fraudsters, Home, home repair fraud, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, scams, storm chasers, summer, vehicle repair fraud

In the minds of so many, summertime evokes thoughts of relaxation, taking it easy, going on vacation, and enjoying yourself at the beach. But, unfortunately, criminals can take advantage of you any time of the year. Fraudsters may use the…

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A Modern Solution to the First Report of a Work-Related Injury

By Bureau of Labor Statistics, Claims, Employees, Insurance, Nurse Hotline, nurse triage, Prevention, report of injury, workers' compensation, workplace accidents, workplace claims, workplace injury

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Employer-Related Workplace Injuries and Illnesses News Release, which published on November 4, 2020, the total number of injuries per 100 full-time workers remained unchanged from the year before at 2….

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Insurance Considerations for Contractors

By bodily injury, Business, Claims, Commercial, commercial umbrella policy, commercial vehicles, contractors, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, equipment breakdown coverage, general liability, Insurance, Liability, liability insurance, professional liability, property damage, subcontractors

Contractors have enough items to juggle without adding insurance into the mix; however, insurance-related issues are often unavoidable and, in some cases, misunderstood. Sure, it’s easy enough to determine how much coverage is needed for tools and equi…

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Prevent Slips and Falls with a Snow & Ice Removal Plan

By Business, certificate of insurance, Claims, Commercial, commercial property, ice, Insurance, Liability, Prevention, slip and fall, snow and ice, snow removal contractor, Weather, winter weather, workers' compensation

It’s snowin’ and blowin’ everywhere in Ohio right now and in much of the U.S., but like my grandma says, “It’s that time of year!” There are times when we have to venture out, even during and after winter weather…

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The Benefits of Telematics for Company Vehicles

By accident investigation, Auto, Business, car camera, Claims, Commercial, commercial insurance, company drivers, company vehicles, fleet claims, fleet management, fleet performance, fleet safety program, fleet tracking, Insurance, Liability, Loss Control, Risk Management, Technology, telematics

When I’m completing a risk management review for one of our commercial partners, the most common area of losses we discuss are fleet claims. Whether your company has one vehicle or 100, having drivers out on the roadway poses a…

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