Author: Diane Ma

Contractors’ Professional Liability Insurance

Do you provide Design Build services?  If so, please review the following information to ensure that you are fully covered. Just because you have a general liability policy does not mean you are fully covered. Professional liability insurance is often used by architects, engineers, and web designers. Contractors professional liability insurance protects you from claims […]

What are the Pitfalls of OCIPs & CCIPs?

The challenge of making sure all contractors on the job are adequately insured is an important challenge! Any lack or crack in coverage, could leave you, the construction project owner vulnerable and at risk. Specifically inspecting each contractor’s coverage and checking for limitations, exclusions or other hap-hazards that may be hidden, can be daunting and […]

PA Protz Case *UPDATE*

On October 24, 2018, Governor Wolf signed into law House Bill 1840, referred to by some as “The Protz Fix”. This new law is supposed to “fix” the section of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act that the PA Supreme Court deemed unconstitutional in Protz v. WCAB (Derry Area School District).  While this new law appears to […]

OSHA Silica Standard

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is the true guardian of construction workers’ safety. The United States Department of Labor classifies the hazards of crystalline silica as a human lung carcinogen. OSHA has an established Permissible Exposure Limit, or PEL, which is the maximum amount of crystalline silica to which workers may be exposed during […]

Madison Risk Group Promotes Two to Partner

Madison Risk Group (MRG), a King of Prussia, PA based risk management insurance brokerage, has announced the promotion of Zina Clayman, Vice President of MRG Client Services, and Bill Burke, Vice President of MRG Risk Control Services to Partner, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Clayman is a certified Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and has […]