Category: Insurance Claims-Losses-Safety

Easy Ways To Enhance Workplace Safety

Just in time for National Boss Day - which is celebrated today - supervisors are well regarded by their employees, it turns out. They may not be "besties," or "BFFs," but nearly 75% of workers consider their relationship with their boss to be good or excellent, according to a newly released survey from recruitment firm Spherion Staffing Services. Furthermore, a number of people in today's workforce look to... Read Article

The Top 5 Reasons To Promptly Report A Claim

Your insurance policy is merely a promise until you have a claim, but many people hesitate to report a claim to their insurer. Here are five reasons why you should promptly report a claim if you have an incident. There are good reasons to report a claim promptly. TO ASSURE THAT COVERAGE IS NOT AFFECTED  Coverage is contingent on prompt reporting. Your policy defines specified... Read Article

USGS Raises Risk Level of Earthquake for Nation

As a general rule, earthquakes are fairly rare events, certainly the ones that can bring substantial damage. However, a new assessment from the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that the chances of one developing has risen for much of the country. Approximately 85% of the U.S. - or 42 of the 50 states - has a "reasonable chance" of experiencing an earthquake in the next half-century,... Read Article

Four Easy Ways to Protect your Smartphone from Being Hacked

You're hard-pressed these days to find anyone who doesn't have a cellphone. And, ever increasingly, the handheld devices that people do have are of the "smart" variety. In fact, just last year, some 175 million people in the U.S. had a smartphone subscription, up from 78 million three years prior, according to The Wireless Association. In a recent poll performed by the Pew Research Center,... Read Article

Most Frequently Stolen Vehicle of 2013

For several consecutive years, the Honda Accord has been the most stolen automobile in the U.S. In 2013, that streak continued, based on recently released automotive theft data. The Honda Accord was the U.S.' most frequently purloined car last year for the fifth consecutive time, according to new released statistics from stolen vehicle tracking system company LoJack. At the same time, though, it was also... Read Article