Insurance and Risk Management


Helpful Advice for Homeowners: California Wildfire Building Specifications
Whether you’re building a new home, rebuilding after a loss or completing a significant renovation, adhering to best practices—including creating defensible space—can greatly
Who Gets Your Life Insurance Money After You Die?
Jennifer L. Remondino, Warner Norcross & Judd
One of the most important, yet most forgotten, parts of estate planning is keeping track of who will benefit from those assets which are not governed by your will. Providing for your family includes
Cybersecurity for the Entire Family: Five Surprising Ways Kids and Adults Get Hacked
Colin Taggart and Raj Patel, Plante Moran
Cybersecurity is a risk for children and adults alike. Learn how to protect your family from identity theft and cyberattacks at home and while traveling. If you know what to look for, you can
Strategies for Managing Concentrated Equity Positions
Julia C. Wirts, Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
A family or individual can develop a concentrated position of wealth in a number of ways, and each has its own personal circumstances and perspectives. While some families may focus on the growth
Cybersecurity Concerns and Vulnerabilities for Middle Market Businesses
The cybersecurity threat to the middle market is growing, but the organizations now in cybercriminals’ sights have only become more confident in current protections. Generally, companies have
Cyber Security Best Practices for Your Business
Gary Newton, Lutz
Cyber security is a subject that continues to make headlining news. Because every business is at risk of a cyberattack, it’s important to know what types of threats your business could be
Six Strategies to Avoid Employment-Related Lawsuits
HUB International Personal Insurance
Businesses are more likely to face an employment practices liability (EPL) claim than one related to general liability or property loss. Litigating a single EPL lawsuit typically costs between $200,
Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Playing by the Book Doesn’t Mean You’re in the Clear
HUB International Personal Insurance
Defending an employment practices liability (EPL) claim can easily take a year’s time, consume large amounts of money and resources, and distract from normal business operations. But these
Benefit Plan Administration: Resources and Simple Tips for Prudent Decision-Making
Colleen E. Medill, Koley Jessen P.C.
In the course of administering an employee benefit plan, many decisions must be made. Whether those decisions are being made by an individual or a committee, the process for making the decision must
Directors and Officers Liability: How Insurance Oversights Can Lead to Devastating Claims Denials
HUB International Personal Insurance
Every public, private, or nonprofit organization needs to be protected from within with Director and Officers (D&O) liability. If a claim is brought as a result of a corporate decision you make,