Visual warnings: New signs for the times

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Old-style warning signs.

We’ve all seen a red oval sign warning of “Danger.” Whether a bakery or a metal shop, virtually every business has something with a warning sign: an electrical panel or a machine, perhaps.

Many a business owner has wondered: do these signs work? Do they actually do a good job warning people: protecting me, my employees and the public?
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How medical expenses affect insurance premiums

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Life-saving technology can also add to medical costs.

Consumers often wonder what factors affect insurance premiums. One big factor is the rising cost of medical treatment.

General liability, homeowner, workers’ compensation and auto insurance claims all are affected by post-accident medical expenses. From initial emergency response and trauma care to surgery, physical therapy and beyond, medical services are essential to helping people recover from an accident. But these life-saving measures are also major expenditures that impact insurance rates. Read More

Home, sweet (second) home – protect it from water damage

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Protect your vacation home from common causes of damage.

Whether it’s a cabin in the woods, a house or condo on the beach or a chalet in the mountains, your vacation home can be a wonderful place to relax and unwind. However, secondary residences require additional precautions compared with your primary home.

An often-overlooked hazard involves water damage to secondary residences that stand unoccupied for extended periods. Read More

Insurance products to protect your nonprofit organization

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Consider ways to protect assets for your nonprofit organization..

When you commit your time and talents to a school or community cause, you don’t like to think that another volunteer or a trusted board member or employee could ever steal from your organization.

Sadly, it does happen, and many who steal from these organizations don’t have the financial means to repay what was stolen. And don’t overlook the fact that embezzlements can go undetected for a long time and can involve more than one person.
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