Managing Your Corporate Vehicle Exposure

Posted on: August 29th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Automobiles are one of the most significant exposures to loss a company can face. To ensure that you effectively manage your company’s vehicle liability and risk exposure, you need to have an effective risk management strategy. Without one, the consequences to your company’s bottom line can be severe. With one, you can reduce your total […]

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‘Nuclear’ Jury Verdicts Blowing Up Businesses

Posted on: August 22nd, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The sizes of large jury verdicts have exploded in recent years, putting a strain on businesses not only for what they have to pay out of pocket, but also the size of the premium they pay for their liability coverage. These damages juries are awarding have gotten so large that they’ve been given a new […]

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OSHA Proposes Changes to Construction PPE Standard

Posted on: August 15th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Fed-OSHA has proposed new regulations that would require personal protective equipment for construction workers to be properly fitting. OSHA’s main concern is that the current standard PPE doesn’t clearly state that the equipment must fit each construction worker properly, which the general industry and maritime standards already require. The lack of access to properly fitting […]

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SCOTUS Sets High Bar for Rejecting Religious Accommodation Requests

Posted on: August 8th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will make it more difficult for employers to deny employees’ requests for religious accommodations in the workplace. The unanimous decision by the court in the case of Groff vs. DeJoy basically upends a standard for accommodating religious beliefs that has been in place since 1977. The case concerns […]

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Insurance Commissioner Orders Workers’ Comp Rate Reduction

Posted on: August 1st, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has issued an order that cuts the average advisory workers’ compensation benchmark rate across all classes by 2.6%, starting Sept. 1. After holding a public hearing in June, Lara rejected the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau’s recommendation that the benchmark rate increase 0.3%. The difference between the WCIRB-proposed rate and […]

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