Online Marketing Tips for Connecting Content and Customers

By Anne McAuley of McAuley Freelance Writing   When was the last time you reviewed the online marketing for your insurance business? If it has been more than a few months, it’s ti

Open House = Open to Liability? Broker Liability to Open House Attendees

By Seth L. Laver, Esq., Jessica L. Wuebker, Esq., and Jill C. Owens, Esq. of Goldberg Segalla LLP Open houses and showings are a critical part of any real estate broker’s job. More often than no

Off The Clock, On The Hook: Unintended Consequences Of Working Remotely

By Seth L. Laver, Esq, and Jessica L. Wuebker, Esq, of Goldberg Segalla LLP Sitting down to dinner but still have a long to-do list from the office? Hear your work e-mails pinging as you watch the gam

OSHA's HazCom Rule and Personal Injury Suits

By Matthew R. Shindell, Esq. of Goldberg Segalla LLP Last year, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) published a rule that modified its Hazard Communication (HazCom) requi

Outsourcing Payroll

By Aaron Peterson of CenterPointe Solutions Inc.   Many employers outsource some or all of their payroll and related tax duties (i.e., withholding, reporting, and paying Social

Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Rules Require Changes to Notice of Privacy Practices Prior to September 23, 2013

September 23, 2013 By Frank J. Fanshawe, Esq. & Jason LaFlam, Esq. of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP Earlier this year, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department

Obamacare & the Insurance Broker

By Marc Zimet, Esq. of Jampol Zimet LLC The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare,” is scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2014. Once in effect, i

One Hour Breach Notification Mandate Proposed Regarding Obamacare Health Exchanges

By Joseph Lazzarotti, Esq. of Jackson Lewis LLP   Most breach notification mandates require a notice be provided without unreasonable delay. In some cases, such as under HIPAA, the same standard

Obama Administration Releases Final Regulations Impacting Wellness Programs, Changes Loom for 'Outcome-Based' Programs

    By Frank Alvarez, Esq. and Joseph Lazzarotti, Esq. of Jackson Lewis LLP   In the latest round in the debate over employment-based wellness programs, the U.S. Depa

Only the Revised I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form May Be Used for New Hires Effective May 7, 2013

By Susan Karlovich, Esq. of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP   The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) makes it unlawful for an employer to knowingly hire or cont

ORSA in the United States – Background and Current Status

By Huggins Actuarial Services, Inc.   More Alphabet Soup - What is ORSA?:   If you are familiar with RBC, EBITA, BCAR, and SOX, there is another acronym that you will need to learn to lov

OSHA Reports Whistleblower Claims are Rising

By Richard Cino, Esq., David Jimenez, & V. John Ella, Esq. of Jackson Lewis LLP Employee claims of retaliation have risen steadily on a year-to-year basis and recent government statistics sugg

Obtaining Full Coverage for Your Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claim: 8 Basic Tips

By Pamela D. Hans, Esq., Darin J. McMullen, Esq., and Marshall Gilinsky, Esq., of ANDERSON KILL & OLICK, P.C.   As businesses assess the damage and try to recover from the massive disru

ObamaCare: Risky Business

By: Kim Piersol, FCAS, MAAA of Huggins Actuarial Services, Inc   Systemic Risk is defined as “risk to an entire system or sector” which spills over into, and has a significant eff

On Rehearing, Virginia High Court Again Finds No “Occurrence” in Global Warming Case

By  Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP   Prior Decision In The AES Corporation v. Steadfast Ins. Co., the Virginia Supreme Court became the first state supreme court t

October 21, 2011

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By Ed Lamont  Sales objections are like dust; they’re everywhere! You hear objections when setting appointments with a new prospect. Once in, buyer’s often object when a

Overcoming Adversity

By Robert Stuberg   I was poking around my bookshelf the other day and came across an interesting observation by the stoic philosopher Epictetus. He said: "Adversity introduces a person

October 12, 2009

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Overcoming Adversity

I was poking around my bookshelf the other day and came across an interesting observation by the stoic philosopher Epictetus. He said: "Adversity introduces a person to himself." And I thought, how tr

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