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// December 2, 2021

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In today’s litigious climate, property owners are seeking ways to ensure they have enough coverage in place to protect themselves in the event of a claim. The industry is seeing increased claims for wrongful evictions, slip and falls and dog bites at second homes, income properties and plots of vacant land. In some cases, an…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// December 2, 2021

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USLI has a broad appetite for hospitality accounts. You may already think of us first for your bars, restaurants and beer, wine and liquor stores, but we’ve recently grown in another market sector — indoor activities and entertainment. Entertainment and indoor activity venues are continuing to reopen, once again becoming an option for consumers. With…

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DPSI
// December 2, 2021

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Despite the current challenges within our economy, the construction sector has been a star performer, posting double-digit growth rates since the third quarter of 2020. According to Global Newswire, the U.S. construction industry is expected to grow by 15.6% by the end of 2021 and continue to grow in 2022. In September 2021 alone, nearly…

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Commercial
// December 2, 2021

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Holiday events and gatherings are on the rise as people yearn for social interaction, a sense of togetherness and a time to celebrate milestones, many of which were put on hold due to the pandemic. This has created an increased need for caterers and bartenders. Entrepreneur elaborates, “Americans’ love of dining and entertaining has created…

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DPSI
// December 2, 2021

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As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. As we wrap up 2021, we look back and examine lessons learned in the management liability world. While many industries strive to recoup losses from the effects of the pandemic, other segments have carved out niche opportunities as launch pads for growth. In both cases, companies and business…

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Professional
// December 2, 2021

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It’s been another unique year. Businesses and organizations continued to evolve their operations, and nonprofits were no exception. In fact, some nonprofit boards of directors got very creative in the way they started raising funds to support their mission. For example, over the past 10 years, a nonprofit foundation in Colorado had focused on providing…

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Services
// December 2, 2021

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Consider the last sales manager your company hired: Were they at one time your superstar salesperson? Did your company recruit them for their impressive prior sales results? Chances are the answer to both questions is yes. Many companies promote their top salespeople into leadership roles believing they will be naturally great at coaching and developing…

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Commercial
// December 2, 2021

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According to many HVAC professionals, the biggest concern for vacant buildings during the winter season is frozen pipes. Frozen and ruptured pipes usually lead to water damage, which can be extensive if undiscovered for even a short period of time. However, that’s not the only concern vacant building owners need to have during the winter…

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Nonprofit
// December 2, 2021

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Religious organizations help their communities in times of joy and struggle, especially during this time of year. Many have experienced struggles during the pandemic, but these challenging times have also strengthened religious faith. In fact, a quarter of Americans say their faith has grown, and the Associated Press reports that small houses of worship have increased…

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