This month is National Preparedness Month, an initiative by the Ready Campaign, which is “designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies.” Each week highlights a different, important element of disaster preparedness. This first week is ‘Make and Practice Your Plan.’ In case of a natural disaster … Continue reading Preparedness Month: Physical Threats
By Kelli Tyler, CISR Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Volunteers play an important role in many organizations in both the nonprofit and for profit arenas. Have you thought about what happens if your company’s volunteer (such an unpaid intern), gets injured on the job, assaults an employee, or sues you for discrimination? Would … Continue reading Should You Insure Your Volunteers?
By Kristy Parker, CISR Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Every business has that one employee who they just can’t afford to lose. You know the one. That employee whose face comes to mind instantly. In fact, I bet you are picturing them right now. It could be the employee who brings in the … Continue reading Key Man Insurance – 3 Reasons You Should Consider It
By: Patti Maluchnik, CIC, CBIA Georgetown Insurance Service, Inc. Frederick, MD Did you know that an estimated 60% of businesses will be sued by an employee at some point in time? However, despite this staggering number many businesses still operate without employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) in place to protect them. The Risk is Real … Continue reading Why EPLI?