Author: Jillian Bender-Cormier

The TSA And Airlines Are No Longer Enforcing The Mask Mandate

After 14 months of required mask-wearing in public transportation, travelers can now decide for themselves whether to wear a face mask on a flight. Hours after a federal judge struck down the federal…

What are the real estate coverage risks for cannabis entities?

When it comes to statistics concerning marijuana use and sales, the numbers show just how mainstream cannabis has become. An estimated 12% of Americans actively use some form of cannabis and total…

6 Ways To Spring Clean Your Small Business

Ah, springtime. The time of year when flowers are budding, birds are chirping, and warmer winds are blowing. It’s also a time when people purge their houses of dirt, dust, and debris…

What are the benefits & coverage options for gun liability insurance?

It may come as a surprise, but several cities are now requiring gun liability insurance for legal gun owners.  Could your city be next? What exactly is gun liability insurance? It is a type…

Aircraft insurers brace for a deluge of Russia-related claims

(Bloomberg) — Aircraft-leasing firms working to retrieve planes from Russia are set to collide with an aviation-insurance industry bracing for an unprecedented barrage of claims. Lessors of planes stuck in Russia since the onset of…

NAIC: 8 ways to reduce the risk of climate-change losses

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) reports that three out of four homeowners are at risk of becoming the victims of a severe weather event, but more than half of homeowners fail…

Manufacturers are now hackers’ favorite targets

Manufacturing was the industry most targeted by hackers during 2021, accounting for 23.2% of incidents, according to IBM Security X-Force research. The sector edged out insurance and financial services by a slim margin. IBM…

Learning to live with fire: Takeaways from UN’s wildfire report

The number of wildfires is projected to increase up to 14% worldwide by the end of this decade and continue to grow steadily over subsequent decades; up to 30% by 2050 and…

The home-based business boom has an underinsurance problem

Whether it was a side hustle turned full-time, a desire to be their own boss or the need to follow their true passion, in recent years many Americans have started a home-based…

Organized chaos: Insurance coverage & retail crime

“Organized theft rings” screamed headlines toward the end of 2021 as a string of incidents riddled authorities and shook shop owners in major cities across the country, moving some retailers to beef up…