News You Can Use
‹ Back to all news
Jul 10 2018
We printed this Q&A column in today's edition (July 10, 2018) of The Lewiston Tribune. Q. Is my contractor insured? A: Good question!
Hiring an uninsured contractor can end up... more ›
Jun 26 2018 Here's how to find out.
- Hiring an uninsured contractor can end up embroiling you in lawsuits and cost you more than you ever imagined.
Summer is when we hire contractors for repairs,... more ›
Jun 26 2018
You need to know this .... Questions of liability follow every incident that hurts someone or damages their property. For a variety of reasons, the general person's understanding of what... more ›
Jun 15 2017
If you celebrate Independence Day with your own fireworks show, you will be personally liable if anything goes wrong. So, here is some information about how to cover your liability plus... more ›
Apr 11 2017
Dog bites and other dog-related injuries accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners liability claim dollars paid out in 2016, costing in excess of $600 million, according to the ... more ›
Nov 27 2011
Here are some tips on how to have a great party while managing the risks of serving liquor. Whether you are hosting a personal party for friends and family or a business party for employees... more ›
Apr 28 2011
A divided Supreme Court, ruled on a 5-4 split decision along ideological lines, that corporations can enforce arbitration clauses to block dissatisfied customers from bring class-action... more ›
Apr 8 2011 Toyota was found "not guilty" by a New York jury in the 2005 unintended acceleration case brought by Dr. Amir Sitafalwalla.
The case had prompted a massive recall of 8 million vehicles, a... more ›
Nov 1 2010
Corporate Directors and Officers are the targets of an increasing number of class action lawsuits. The average number of US class actions filed between 2007 and 2009 was nearly 60 percent... more ›
Oct 13 2010
Hospitals and physicians should prepare for increasing liability costs, according to the 2010 Hospital Professional Liability and Physician Liability Benchmark Analysis created by Aon Risk... more ›
Aug 3 2010
On average there is nearly one medical liability claim for every physician. This is one cost driver of higher medical fees passed on to consumers. The AMA
reports the high number of claims... more ›
Jul 22 2010
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce study shows that small businesses paid $105.4 billion in 2008 driving up liability insurance costs and forcing labor and benefit reductions. Read more – Tort... more ›