How a Business’s Insurance Can Cover a Personal Injury Lawsuit

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When you start a business, you’re probably very excited about it. Maybe you’ve had this idea for years, and you’re only now beginning to get it off the ground. Your family is behind you, encouraging you. You’ll need to do things like secure a bank or credit union loan, or find investors. You’ll need to hire employees and set up your supply chain. You may need to hire social media managers, marketing managers, etc. You’re hoping the business succeeds, but there’s one area you should never neglect as you’re getting…

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What Types of Insurance Does Your Business Need?

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There are types of insurance coverage that your company needs to legally operate in your state or in the U.S. and there are types that are recommended for businesses in your industry. To get the best comprehensive coverage for your company, it is a good idea to work with an agent familiar with your industry and with business insurance as well as research government and industry recommendations. General Business Insurance Most companies will be required to have general liability insurance and commercial property insurance to obtain a business license as…

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Workers compensation could be headed along a bumpy road

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Many industry experts are now expecting that there could be some turbulence in the future of this coverage. Even though financial indicators have been suggesting improvements, the president and CEO of the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. (NCCI) has stated that the workers compensation industry should be getting ready for some “difficult times” as the workplace and workforce ecosystem undergoes a considerable evolution. President and CEO of the NCCI, Steve Klingel, recently spoke at the 2015 Issues Symposium. The NCCI is a workers compensation ratings and research organization. At…

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Ohio businesses may see major returns from workers compensation program

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$1 billion in workers compensation dividends to be distributed in Ohio Ohio businesses may be receiving significant dividends from the state’s workers compensation fund this month. Governor John Kasich is keen to see funds returned to employers after returns from the workers’ compensation fund were higher than had been expected. These returns are now before the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, which will determine whether they are necessary or not. If the agency approved of the dividends, more than $1 billion in funds could be returned to employers throughout the…

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Workers compensation bill in Florida ready for Governor’s signature

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Gov. Rick Scott will be the next one to review the legislation that is designed to lower costs. Florida has been facing considerable costs associated with providing workers compensation insurance to employees, and in the current economy, it is leading businesses and programs that are already strapped for cash to struggle even further. A bill to help to reduce the costs associated with providing employees with this insurance is headed to the Governor. The workers compensation bill has made its way through the Florida house, so it is now on…

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Workers compensation facing reforms in Tennessee

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 The state’s Capitol Hill has placed the coverage overhaul at the top of their list. Tennessee’s workers compensation system is facing some changes as reforms to legislation in the state are made in order to make job creation more attractive, but while still protecting employees who are injured while on the job. House Bill 194 is aimed at reducing business costs while making several coverage improvements. The goal of H.B. 194 is to make workers compensation more affordable to businesses, while it boosts the predictability of the coverage, betters the…

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Workers compensation official in Georgia steps down

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The head of the board in the state has announced that he will be resigning from his post. The state workers compensation board in Georgia has just announced that he will be stepping down from his position by the end of January 2013. This insurance news was released in the form of a letter of resignation written by the official. The letter was dated on Tuesday and stated that Rick Thompson, the lead official on the workers compensation board, would be leaving office before the start of February. This brings…

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