Category: Blog

Why Choose Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

Hiring the wrong Employee for your Business can cost you over $17,000. You might think that’s not an overly huge number, but that $17,000 only accounts for lower productivity and waste of your training resources and time. What about the real cost of a disgruntled and ultimately, poor employee? What if you are served with […]

Why do I need a Certified Equipment Appraiser?

Anyone who runs a construction company knows that equipment costs are one of the leading expenses they face. Construction projects, whether for a new house or a multi-level office block, each are complex and unique–as are the risks that go with them. Despite the fact that construction equipment often takes a beating and given the […]

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 […]

The Daily Huddle: The Key to Safe and Winning Job Sites

Football season has arrived and Americans once again have weekend schedules filled with Friday night high school games, Saturday college contests and, of course, the NFL on Sunday, Monday and now Thursday nights. After watching a game one Sunday evening I began to consider how football has many similarities to the construction industry—specifically construction safety. […]

Does Your Business REALLY Need Cyber Liability Insurance?

Does Your Business REALLY Need Cyber Liability Insurance? In the 21st century every business in the Construction Industry should carry a cyber liability policy. Why? Did you hear about the information leak a few weeks ago? How about the data breach the other day? The fact is we could have asked you these exact questions […]