Category: Property & Casualty

Businesses Learn Hard Lessons When Not Prepared for Disaster

NEW YORK – When Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, Carlos Melendez couldn’t contact the staffers or customers of his San Juan-based technology firm, Wovenware. Melendez learned a lesson that…

Coverage Insights – Seven Insurance Policies for Small Businesses

With so many different types of insurance to choose from, it can be overwhelming to determine what type is best for your small business. Bender Insurance Solutions is here to help explain…

Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Crucial for Small Businesses

According to a recent study, more than half of all claims filed for employment-related liabilities are against employers with fewer than 50 employees. Alarmingly, the study also reveals that not even 2…

The Snow Pack Threat – How the Oncoming Spring May Mean Flooding

By: Jeffrey Wood As the snow pack melts there is potential for flooding in our area. Stream and river waters will rise as the weather starts to warm.  Here are some important…

What Do 2018’s Marijuana Developments Mean for Your Business?

Marijuana legalization continues to spread, as 33 states now allow for its medical use and Canada recently legalized recreational use throughout the entire country. But businesses need to determine how marijuana will…

Making a Flood Claim

Heavy rain, storm surge, hurricanes and other severe weather events can lead to devastating floods that cause extensive damage. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flood damage totaled over $8…

Do Office Employees Need Training for GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Identification of Hazardous Substances)?

Back in 2013, employers were advised of the requirement to train employees regarding new label elements and safety data sheets but there have been questions about why some employees would need to…

Oh Rats! Surprising Risks You Should Know About the Drought

By: Jackie Sudia-Reno, AIC, ARM, CRIS, Claims & Risk Management Liaison, Warren G. Bender Co. We’re all changing the way we do things due to the severe drought that our area is…

CNA Endorsed By California Manufacturers & Technology Association

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — CNA and the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) today announced that CNA has been chosen as the endorsed business insurance carrier of choice by…