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Medical Transport Vehicles Safe Driving Tips

Medical Transport Vehicles Safe Driving Tips

Safety in medical transportation, whether by van, car, or ambulance, is essential. Consequently, it is crucial to the health, well-being, and long-term performance of an ambulance driver or EMT that they implement proper safety measures. Of course, it’s also imperative that they implement safe driving tips for ambulances for their patients’ sake. EMT drivers are looking for ways to improve…

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Can Security Guards Be Liable for Negligence?

Can Security Guards Be Liable for Negligence?

Many business and property owners employ security guards to provide protection and a sense of safety for visitors, customers, residents, and employees. These professionals can work for security companies and offer security services at public and private venues. When a business owner invites someone onto their premises, they assume a legal responsibility to keep guests safe from threats of physical…

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Non-Standard Property Coverage – Why it’s so important now

Non-Standard Property Coverage – Why it’s so important now

Nine home insurance companies have entered liquidation in Florida alone over the past year, leaving homeowners to face unprecedented rates during the pandemic. Although Florida has received a lot of attention over the past year, the entire nation has faced more and costlier natural disasters over the past four decades. Florida, Louisiana, and Texas have had the most billion-dollar disasters…

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Solicitor General Recommends Suspending Review of AB5 Law

Solicitor General Recommends Suspending Review of AB5 Law

On May 25, the U.S. Solicitor General advocated for the Supreme Court to deny the review of the California Trucking Association (“CTA”) case that challenges the application of the AB5 independent contractor law. The Court agreed and has granted an injunction to prohibit the enforcement of AB5 with respect to the trucking industry. According to the North American Transportation Association,…

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Inflation Guard & Insurance to Value with Topa Insurance Company

Inflation Guard & Insurance to Value with Topa Insurance Company

With inflation on the rise, it is understandable that policyholders are inquiring how this will affect their policy. Inflation guard and insurance to value are both important factors to educate your agents on so they can advise their policyholders accordingly. They each are crucial to property coverage policies but take on different purposes. Inflation Guard (Building Limit – Automatic Increase)…

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Remote Workforce: Driving Forces to a Permanent Change

Remote Workforce: Driving Forces to a Permanent Change

Topa Insurance Company (TIC), like most insurance businesses, shifted to a remote workforce out of necessity in 2020. TIC continued to be successful in the new work environment and quickly decided to make the remote workforce move a permanent one. March marks a milestone, two years from the transition of an in-office work experience to a permanent work from home…

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CWID 2022 – An Educational Success on the Wild Side – Part 2

CWID 2022 – An Educational Success on the Wild Side – Part 2

Educational sessions are a wonderful source of information, but we all know the social and networking opportunities at our events are what make the CIWA community so close-knit. We mentioned wild adventures, but what can be so wild about insurance wholesalers? How about snake handling insurance wholesalers and industry representatives? To keep with our Safari theme, at the Future Cocktail…

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CWID 2022 – An Educational Success on the Wild Side – Part 1

CWID 2022 – An Educational Success on the Wild Side – Part 1

2022 started off with a roar at the California Insurance Wholesalers Association (CIWA) Industry Days conference (#CWID2022) in beautiful La Jolla earlier this month.  This year, we added some wild adventures to our classic educational and networking quest, including a Safari tour at the San Diego Safari Park, a Mentalist that read our thoughts, and a keynote speaker that offered…

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