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Gallagher Monthly Minute - Know the Scoop on Scope of Practice

In a recent Gallagher Monthly Minute, we discussed risk management strategies for physicians when employing or contracting with advanced practice providers (APPs) such as APRNs and PAs. As practices continue to look for ways to increase productivity and decrease their overhead costs, we are seeing many practices using the services of APPs and other forms of independent contractors (ICs). All forms of these types of partnerships come with additional responsibilities and create a liability exposure for your organization

Tag(s): Healthcare Monthly Minute; Healthcare; Newsletter;

Transportation Safety Topic - See and Be Seen

There is a very important concept to driving safely in a car or a commercial motor vehicle; you must be able to see and you must be seen by others who are on the highway with you. Vision is critically important to safe driving, that’s why an eye exam is a part of your medical exam and why in most states renewing your license requires a simple eye test.

Tag(s): Transportation Safety Topics; Newsletter;

Transportation Safety Topics - Speed Management

Speed is a factor in every motor vehicle collision; either the actual cause of the collision or severity of the collision. The high school physics formula is Mass (weight) x Velocity (speed) = Force. So the larger the vehicle, the greater the speed the more force or energy is generated in the crash. This force is what creates the damage; to people, to vehicles and/or other property. Understanding this principle clearly illustrates why controlling and managing speed is so critically important.

Tag(s): Transportation Safety Topics; Newsletter;

Reducing Fleet Accidents Webinar

Join us for a free one-hour webinar for those in the transportation and food & agribusiness industries. Topics discussed will include: Auto insurance market update, loss prevention and claim mitigation.

2017 Commercial P&I Market Review

The Arthur J. Gallagher “Commercial P&I Market Review” continues to be the most comprehensive fixed market review of its kind and compliments our mutual IG Club “Annual Pre-Renewal P&I Review” offering, which will be published later this autumn.

Tag(s): P&I; Marine; Market Report;

Transportation Safety Topics Newsletter - Loss-of-Control Crashes

One of the most serious types of crashes for commercial vehicles is the loss-of-control crash. These are typically single-vehicle crashes, involving just the vehicle and the driver and can result in a run-off-the road crash, overturn, jackknife or striking an object or another vehicle. There are contributing factors to these crashes, but the major cause of the loss-of-control crash is the driver failing to recognize the hazardous condition and react to it in time.

Tag(s): Transportation; Transportation Safety Topics; Newsletters;

Market Conditions - Real Estate

The environment for interest rates is all but confirmed for increases, and yet the cycle continues. Its durability doesn’t seem threatened by either a ready supply of equity or debt or even the possibility of oversupply. We have been noticing of late that ‘sectors’ are getting a deeper review by the insurance underwriters. Whereas in the past, the good results for insurance companies professional real estate risk was more uniform overall classes, we have seen that change more in the last 12 months. The ‘Amazon’ effect has put malls and strip shopping centers into a much greater focus and multifamily is also perceived to on its way to an oversupply issue. These two classes are seeing a higher level of scrutiny from the underwriting community.

Tag(s): Management Liability; Real Estate; Newsletter;