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Are you insured while working for a Transportation Network Company (TNC) such as UBER or LYFT?

A TNC is a company that connects people who need rides with drivers ready to go. Founded in 2009, Uber is the best known TNC and others such as Lyft are popping up. What you may not know is that driving for a TNC may effect your personal auto insurance coverage. Most Auto policies cover traditional forms of ride sharing such as car pools. However,... Read Article

Do Contractors and Landlords need Action Over Coverage?

third-party-over action A type of action in which an injured employee, after collecting workers compensation benefits from the employer, sues a third party for contributing to the employee's injury. Then, because of some type of contractual relationship (Risk Transfer Agreement) between the third party and the employer, the liability is passed back to the employer by prior agreement. It is particularly important that New York Property... Read Article

Valuable Articles Coverage

3 ways Homeowners can cover Jewelry, Furs, Silverware, Musical Instruments, Fine Arts, Coins Stamps, Golf and camera equipment, firearms and other collectibles. A standard Homeowners policy has limitations on these items along with limits away from the premises. Coverage can be enhanced the following 3 ways. 1- Itemized Agreed Value Coverage- Available only for Jewelry with this coverage each piece is listed individually with its own... Read Article

Does your business need cyber liability coverage?

More often than not the answer is YES! Cyber and privacy policies cover a business' liability for a data breach in which the firm's customers' personal information, such as Social Security or credit card numbers, is exposed or stolen by a hacker or other criminal who has gained access to the firm's electronic network. The policies cover a variety of expenses associated with data breaches,... Read Article

Fidelity Bonds

Employee Dishonesty Bonds—also known as Crime Bonds—are used by business owners to guarantee money, securities, and property against loss caused by employee dishonesty such as embezzlement. While called bonds, these obligations to protect an employer from employee-dishonesty losses are really insurance policies. These insurance policies protect from losses of company monies, securities, and other property from employees who have a manifest intent to cause the company loss.... Read Article