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Driverless Cars & Insurance?

Driverless Cars and Insurance Issues... For those eager to try an autonomous vehicle, the future is now. Earlier this year, the Canadian province of Ontario announced it will take applications for driverless test car licenses, providing there is a licensed driver to take over if necessary. This raises a question: How will the insurance industry handle automated vehicle coverage? Underwriting: Currently, an insured's accident history,...

Lightning Protection

  When Unreimbursed Losses May Result in Tax Deductions Have you suffered a business property loss in a disaster? Did the destruction result in unreimbursed loss? If so, there's good news. When tax season rolls around, you may be able to recoup some of this loss. Under the U.S. tax code, unreimbursed property losses can be included in itemized deductions. So if a storm or...

Home Security?

What You Need to Know about Home Security Did you know...? Over 1.7 million burglaries occurred in the U.S. in 2014. Burglar-proofing can prevent nine out of 10 break-ins. Insurance discounts of between 2 and 15 percent are typically available to homeowners who install security systems. With these facts in mind, it's small wonder many homeowners install systems to beef up their home security. It...

Standing, Sitting, or Bed Desk?

Unleashing Employees' Creativity One Brick at a Time Today's top employers are keen to find new ways to inspire out-of-the-box thinking and stimulate the kind of creativity that will encourage innovation. One approach is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, which was developed by LEGO with the goal of tapping the creative ideas and imagination that reside within the minds of a company's employees. It uses the group...

Happy Holidays!

Happy New Year! It's Time to Review Your Insurance Coverage Exercise more. Eat better. Learn something new. It must be New Year's resolution time again. As 2016 approaches, it's a good opportunity to make New Year's insurance resolutions by reviewing your coverage and deciding if changes are needed. As you examine your policies, consider making these resolutions for next year: Update home inventory: Is your...