Category: Blog

Do I need Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)

Many employers are unaware of employment laws and the fair labor standards act. Here is an example of why all employers need this coverage. The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a popular New Orleans restaurant to pay $238,000 in back wages to 222 employees who weren’t properly paid for overtime work. News outlets report an agency investigation determined Superior Seafood and Oyster Bar violated...

Wedding Insurance

Protection from the Unexpected A hurricane or a bankrupt venue can mean lost deposits and unexpected expenses, as couples race to reschedule or find replacement vendors. Special Event insurance is an effective way to help protect your wedding from certain unforeseen events. The cost of a wedding can be considerable, and tying the knot often means being tied to specific dates and financial commitments with...

Top ten reasons to buy Employment Practices Liability (EPLI)

My name is Anthony Pomilla, President of LPL Risk Management. Our goal is to provide sound Risk Management techniques to help our clients save money, protect their business, clients and employees. EPLI coverage is an important part of that. Here are some good reasons: 1. EPL covers not only actual but also alleged acts of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and other similar acts. 2....

The Peat Moss Fire Hazard

Peat moss, a common organic ingredient in potting soil and soil conditioning products, presents a fire hazard under certain conditions. Gardeners prize the ability of peat moss to hold moisture for use by plants. The presence of peat moss in planters and flower beds provides a flammable medium in many homes which may not be considered until a fire begins. With an ignition temperature of...

The Right Insurance for Apartment Building Owners

As anyone can probably guess, owning a residential rental property can be both personally and financially rewarding. But it can also be just as risky as Rock Climbing, especially if you’re new to the game. And without the right apartment building owner’s insurance, landlords can face serious financial harm if something goes wrong. Some perils are more obvious like slip and falls and water pipe...