As business owners, we are all challenged with the COVID-19 pandemic and many people are wondering how worker's compensation comes into play. Think of the COVID-19 virus as any other virus that employees are exposed to. What benefits are available when employees get sick and have to stay home to..
Spring has sprung and with that the building season is in full swing! Though, come to think of it, when hasn’t building been in full swing as of late? With all these buildings going into the ground and sprouting out of it, it makes me think of builder’s risk insurance.
A few weeks back my daughter treated me to tickets for an Anderson East concert at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI. (By the way, he puts on a great show.) During the second set, he covered one of my favorite old tunes by Sam & Dave, “Hold On, I’m Coming.” He then immediately transitioned..
I just got back from our local Associated General Contractors (AGC) winter membership meeting and would like to share some thoughts. Bob Barker and our local AGC team lined up two excellent presenters. The latter speaker, Ryan Howsom, focused his presentation around a survey commissioned by..
Many company owners in the manufacturing and distribution industry embrace mergers & acquisitions as part of their company’s growth strategy. On the other hand, some of these business owners may decide to sell their company. If you are in either one of these situations you may want to..
On occasion, general contractors are required by contract to purchase a builders risk policy to cover the owner’s interest, the general contractor’s interest and the interest of the subcontractors and sub-subcontractors. The "quick fix" would be for the general contractor to contact their..
Sometimes manufactures only consider obvious perils when they review their property insurance. For example, in the Midwest, when it comes to ranking the probability of damage from specific perils, earthquakes don’t jump to the front of the line. In fact, the last recorded earthquake in WI was..