Category: DPSI

DPSI
// March 13, 2017

New Year’s Day parades and snow storms have come and gone, as spring weather welcomes festivals, concerts, athletic events and all things outdoors.  Events include a gamut of activities, so how does one properly prepare for such an event to ensure both fun and safety? Special events are unique in that the policy period is…

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DPSI
// March 13, 2017

Businesses are at a high risk in our litigious society; many exposures could cause claims that would be in excess of primary policy limits, and loss payments and defense costs are rising year after year. Do your customers have adequate layers of professional coverage to protect their businesses and nonprofit organizations? Clients typically need to…

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DPSI
// December 8, 2016

This is a time when the need for inexpensive and temporary housing has never been greater in our country. More and more people are opting out of homeownership and choosing to rent. This trend has contributed to the increased popularity of mobile home parks or manufactured housing. The types of tenants extend across generations, including…

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DPSI
// September 12, 2016

High profile cyber breaches make great headlines. Sensational statistics, such as millions of affected individuals or hundreds of millions of dollars in exposure, can be heart-stopping. But, as the dust settles and the average private company executive returns to their duties, it is hard for him or her to truly understand what these losses mean….

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DPSI
// September 12, 2016

Equipment breakdown coverage is typically appropriate for properties that are occupied, often being linked to restaurants for food spoilage coverage, office buildings to cover communication devices and any other occupied building to cover air conditioning units, heaters, back-up generators, etc. But vacant buildings? This is not the obvious exposure for equipment breakdown coverage. Insureds may…

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DPSI
// June 9, 2016

Hotels and motels have a service model centralized around providing a clean bed and a safe and hospitable living space. When that service promise is compromised, their business and reputation is at stake. Bed bugs, while small in stature, can leave a lasting impression upon a guest and can bring about a costly claim, affecting…

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DPSI
// April 28, 2016

“Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli, previous CEO of the companies Retrophin and Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been in the news lately for jacking up the price of an AIDS treatment by more than 5,000 percent. He has since been arrested for allegations of securities fraud related to his time as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. As if that…

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DPSI
// April 28, 2016

“Nearshoring” is a growing trend where manufacturers move their main manufacturing plants back to North America. This is an important phenomenon in the industry because it affects all members of the supply chain: suppliers, distributors and retailers, as well as their respective supply chain management techniques. Moving manufacturers back to North America creates centralization for…

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