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Revisiting Best Practice Responses to the Sexual Harassment Complaint

Published by David Thurber on Mar 08, 2018

Often in a sexual harassment case, an employer will ignore the claim because they see it simply as a “he said - she said” standoff; a high-risk response at any time but certainly now in the #MeToo environment.  It may be a good time to review best practices whenever a complaint… Read More

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10 more issues impacting workers’ compensation in 2018

Published by Property Casualty 360 on Feb 09, 2018

Marijuana legalization and immigration reform are just two of the hot-button issues that could affect workers' compensation specialists this year.

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Senior Care at Risk of Plaintiff Attack

Published by David Thurber, Counsel to Alliance Insurance Group on Nov 02, 2017

Will you fall prey to a new wave of litigation? Avoid being caught in a case settling for more than a million dollars by safeguarding your facility against regulatory violations. These violations include but are not limited to: state Consumer Protection statutes, state Fair Business Practices Acts, and state Elder… Read More

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What Drives Higher Verdicts and Settlements

Published by David Thurber, General Counsel, Alliance Insurance Group on Oct 27, 2017

In the senior housing industry there are a variety of factors that fuel big verdicts and encourage the plaintiffs’ bar to demand large settlements. There are several internal and external factors that fuel this exposure, and embolden plaintiffs’ lawyers. Read More

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NCCI Audit Non-Compliance Charges: A Reminder

Published by By Shannon Holt, Workers’ Compensation Practice Leader on Jun 27, 2017

On behalf of the entire team at Alliance Insurance Group, we wanted to remind employers about the Audit Non-Compliance Charge. In this notice, our Workers' Compensaton Practice Leader, Shannon Holt, provides details about the Audit Non-Compliance Charge. If you have any questions about Workers’ Compensation claims or procedures, are concerned about… Read More

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What Cyber Risks Does Your Business Face? Key Takeaways from the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Report

Published by J David Thurber, J.D. Counsel to Alliance Insurance Group on May 26, 2017

We live in a digital age and some of our most private information now lives online. Commercial businesses have come to rely on the Internet as an essential means of supporting their operations, employees, and clients. So, what can businesses do to make sure their data is secure and protected?… Read More

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Too Much, Too Fast? An Update on the DOL’s New FLSA Overtime Rule

Published by David Thurber on Mar 29, 2017

The DOL's new FLSA overtime rule, which was set to take effect December 1, 2016, nearly doubled the existing exemption salary threshold. Had the new regulation taken effect, millions of employees in the country would have become exempt from overtime, qualifying for overtime pay under the FLSA. Just weeks before… Read More

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Response to a Perceived Crisis

Published by David Thurber on Feb 27, 2017

A crisis is a problem that threatens harm, to which we have little or no response. However, in a recent speech to the Defense Research Council in Phoenix, attorney and NFL referee, Ed Hochuli suggested that most perceived crises can be managed if we prepare ourselves and maintain the right… Read More

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WCIRB – California’s Experience Rating Formula: New Variable Split Point Experience Rating System

Published by Shannon Holt on Feb 06, 2017

In Workers’ Compensation, the Experience rating system is used to benchmark an individual employer against others in its industry based on a three year look back of an employer’s historical payroll history and claim experience.  This comparison is called an experience modification or X-Mod. Effective January 1, 2017, Insurance Commissioner and… Read More