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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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Credit Card Fraud: Sharing Your Number Over the Phone

By Central, credit card fraud, credit card number, Data Security Standards, Financial, Insurance, Loss Control, over the phone, PCI DSS, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Service

Did you know that credit card fraud is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft? According to businesswire.com, credit card fraud losses were over $20 billion in 2019. A significant portion of that fraud resulted from over-the-phone transacti…

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Your Ultimate Spring and Summer Home Maintenance Guide

By carbon monoxide, clean windows, cleaning gutters, drainage system, fire extinguisher, garbage disposal, Home, home maintenance, home repairs, Household Inventory, Insurance, lawn, Personal, Prevention, range hood, roof inspection, seasonal house maintenance, smoke detectors, trim trees, water leak

Here’s a comprehensive home maintenance checklist that can help you stay on top of things as the spring season begins to wind down and the summer season is just around the corner! Monthly Home Maintenance and Repairs According to American…

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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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Fraud Schemes Impacting Veterans

By auto-repair fraud, federal trade commission, fraud, Insurance, national insurance crime bureau, Personal, Prevention, roofing scam, slip and fall, staged accidents, towing scam, veteran

With Memorial Day coming up, we can be reminded that insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans.  Military veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data.&…

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The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Training at your Business

By Business, Commercial, commercial cyber, Cyber, cyber attack, cybersecurity, cybersecurity tools, employee training, Employees, information technology, Insurance, phishing, Prevention, ransomware, Technology

The latest data from the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report highlights an imbalance when it comes to the level of cyber expertise businesses in the US have versus their actions taken when a cyberattack occurs. Although being deemed as global “cyber ex…

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Hire the Right People to Drive Your Company Vehicles

By Auto, Business, business auto policy, business owner, Commercial, company drivers, company vehicles, distracted driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Employees, fleet management, fleet safety program, Insurance, Liability, Motor Vehicle Record, Prevention, telematics

The majority of auto accidents are caused by driver error, whether it be following too closely, speeding, driving distracted, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or any other variety of reasons. As a business owner, you have control…

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