The Agent’s Duty To Advise: Courts Get Tough

Think twice about hyping yourself … you could end up defending a big E&O claim. If you’re like most independent agents and brokers, you’re under intense pressure to set yourself apart from other agents, direct writers, and all those online vendors that are trying to take your business away. So you hire a youthful genius to create an eye-catching …

4 Tips to Sell Cyber to Small and Midsized Businesses

Cyber liability insurance is growing by leaps and bounds—as fast as EPLI by some comparisons but in a fraction of the time. According to online information security provider Symantec, businesses of all size were a potential target for attackers in 2012. The largest growth area for targeted attacks—comprising 31 percent of all attacks last year—was with businesses having fewer …

Walking the Walk: Wellness That Works

At Business Risk Partners, employees set their own goals and team up for group hikes (even in the rain). Members of the Business Risk Partners team gather for a hike. Back row, from left, are: Kim Kwort, assistant underwriter, professional liability and Mark Wilson, director of national sales. Front row, from left, are: La-Keya Daniels, assistant underwriter, management liability; Heather Ottoson, underwriter, professional liability; April …