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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Market Conditions Update: 2015 Private and Nonprofit Companies Directors and Officers Liability

The private company Directors and Officers market is firm but improving for Private and Nonprofit Companies. Though perhaps not as severe as the 2001-2003 period, it has been with us for almost four years. In fact, the overall harder market for D&O was led by the Private Company sector. Read the Gallagher Market Conditions Update: 2015 Private and Nonprofit Companies Directors and Officers Liability report.

Tag(s): Management Liability;

PEP Talk: Space Heater Safety

Space heaters carry a much greater risk of causing a fire than central heat - particularly given an increased potential for accidental fires due to misuse and/or human error. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that roughly 25,000 residential fires are caused by the use of space heaters every year, resulting in more than 300 fatalities. If you select one for your office or home, what safety precautions can you take?

Tag(s): Public Sector;

Industry Expertise: Funding Retiree Healthcare Liabilities

Years ago, many publicly traded companies agreed to provide their retirees healthcare benefits for at least some period of time. However, since then, rising medical costs, longer life spans and global competition have rendered these benefit obligations increasingly challenging for employers to maintain, particularly when the benefits are deemed to cover employees for life (not just while employed).

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services;

School Bullying Prevention

Over the years, K-12 schools and school officials have become targets for liability lawsuits by parents and students arising from bullying. Generally, courts are reluctant to hold schools liable in these cases and have set a high legal standard for school liability. Nevertheless, schools should proactively take steps to prevent liability exposure to bullying litigation.

Tag(s): Higher Education; Public Sector;

Transportation Safety Topics: Changing Times - Changing Regulations

Several significant regulatory requirements and reporting changes have recently occurred that affect trucking operations and drivers. This Transportation Safety Topics newsletter provides some of the most recent updates and the associated agency or regulatory body including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Tag(s): Transportation; Loss Control;