September 6th, 2018

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September 6th, 2018

Better due diligence along with thoughtfully drafted contractual clauses, appropriate insurance and planning can lessen the risks, say legal experts.Papa John’s Pizza founder John Schnatter, comic Roseanne Barr, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, chef Mario Batali, and before that, Uber’s Travis Kalanick: the “hits” (to reputations) just keep on coming.The list of big names and the enterprises linked to them that have foundered or worse because of flawed conduct — or…

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September 6th, 2018

In today’s climate, cyber risk is top of mind for business leaders.  Unfortunately, many still fail to understand the complexities involved and unknowingly leave their businesses vulnerable.High-profile data breaches grab our attention on a regular basis – like the hack of Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal app earlier this year that was called “one of the biggest hacks in history,” compromising 150 million accounts.  When these incidents occur, businesses should turn the fear of…

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December 28th, 2015

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If your business has a return-to-work program in place (and it should), it’s important that you choose an occupational medical clinic. Before we get into the reason, let’s define our terms.A return-to-work program allows injured employees to ease back into the job by coming back to work with lightened or altered responsibilities. This shortens the time of your workers’ compensation claim, helping your business save money and support its employees.An occupational medical…

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March 9th, 2015

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OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) estimates that, prior to its inception in 1971, some 14,000 workers were killed on the job each year. Though the most recent accident statistics are not yet complete, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show just 4,679 workplace deaths in 2014, up a little from 2012 (4,628) and 2013 (4,693), but down by more than 1,000 since 2004 and by almost 10,000 since the 70s.Non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses across…

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