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Is Your Broker Hungry? Trucking Company Struggles with High Deductible Workers Compensation Renewal

Workers compensation issues are a challenge for nearly every business, but given the activities for trucking employees, the risk could be even higher. A large privately held trucking company was facing a difficult high deductible workers compensation renewal with their insurance broker of 15 years. Forty days before the renewal, the broker delivered a 15% rate increase to their workers compensation premium with no alternative options or additional discussion anticipated with the company to bind their coverage. Were there better options?

Tag(s): Transportation;

Right Team for the Task: Broadening Transportation Strategy with Independent Contractors

When a large privately held transportation company was forming an “asset light” division to utilize independent contractors - instead of company drivers, they needed a comprehensive insurance coverage program to minimize their risk exposure. However, during the due diligence process of developing this new strategy, the company shared some of their challenges with additional coverage and service issues they were having with their broker of 25 years. Was there an alternative that could effectively support their new operations while addressing their client service concerns?

Tag(s): Transportation;

Investing in a Medical Home

Marketplace factors and economic forces are coming together to position medical homes at the center of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, creating efficiencies that help produce a healthier population and reduce expenditures to contain costs.

Tag(s): Healthcare;