Category: DPSI

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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