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Prepare For Upcoming Lease Accounting Changes

By Bill Cerney on Mar 7, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Have you heard? The accounting gods have spoken and have changed how leases are to be accounted for on your financial statements. Why, you may ask, do we need to change the methodology for accounting for leases?

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Construction
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2016 Marketplace Outlook

By Gibson on Feb 1, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Gibson’s Property & Casualty Practice Leader Mark Wobbe shares his insight and wisdom on what 2016 may bring for the property & casualty market.

Topics: Commercial Insurance
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Contractors: Do You Need Professional Liability Coverage?

By Gibson on Jan 20, 2016 6:30:00 AM

As a contractor, do you need professional liability coverage? Many assume the answer is no, and respond with reasons such as:

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Construction
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OSHA Update: Rising Fines And 2015 Most Frequently Cited Standards

By Gary Clark on Dec 9, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Each year OSHA releases the 10 most frequently cited standards. Many of the same standards have found themselves on this list in recent years. The penalty for violating these, and any, OSHA standards is about to increase for the first time since 1990.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Construction Claims
4 min read

What Is Commercial Terrorism Insurance?

By Gibson on Dec 2, 2015 6:30:00 AM

As the years have passed since 9/11, acts of terror have unfortunately become all too familiar in our world. Suicide bombings, mass shootings, attacks, bombings, and ambushes - the destruction has been devastating. And with the increased prevalence of these attacks, terrorism risks have become more of a threat to your organization – to your people, your property, and your bottom line.

Topics: Commercial Insurance
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Drone Use: What Are The Risks?

By Gibson on Oct 21, 2015 6:30:00 AM

When you hear the word “drone” what do you think of? Twenty-five years ago, some of us might have pictured a male bee. Others may have thought of a low humming sound. Five years ago, almost all of us would have thought of military weaponry.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Personal Insurance & Risk Management
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Social Engineering Fraud: Are You Prepared For This Emerging Risk?

By Gibson on Oct 12, 2015 6:30:00 AM

You’ve constructed firewalls, applied virus software, and password-protected your systems. But fraud techniques have become more sophisticated, and even the most savvy businesses are falling victim to what has been termed social engineering fraud.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management
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Is Your Special Event Covered?

By Gibson on Sep 21, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Whether you are a nonprofit hosting numerous events a year or a business planning a one-time function, it is important to understand the risks associated with special events. From a small open house to a large scale festival, special events can expose your organization to added risks.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management
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Contractors: Do You Need Pollution Liability Insurance?

By Gibson on Aug 19, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Pollution liability should not be overlooked. Claims, and the costs associated with those claims, can be expensive. They can test the financial stability of even the best of companies.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Construction
4 min read

Small Businesses: Take Action To Build Your Brand and Your Business

By Gibson on Aug 3, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Today we’re sharing insight from guest blogger Brandon Nettrouer, a 2015 Gibson Summer Associate. We hope you enjoy Brandon’s perspective and wisdom!

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Social Media