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Posted November 30, 2018 at 9:15 AM
When construction companies misclassify employees as independent contractors, they can gain a 30 percent bidding advantage, according to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. This is because they... Read More

Posted November 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Every facet of your organization affects your cost of risk. Regardless of the type of business you run, many find it difficult to quantify their true cost of risk because it includes both pure and... Read More

Posted November 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM
By Tony Hopkins,  CPCU, CIC, CRM If your employees drive their personal vehicles for work, your business is at risk of financial liability in the case of an accident. In this article, we focus on non... Read More

Posted October 24, 2018 at 9:15 AM
By Ryan Taylor, Partner at Tressler LLP A recent decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals – which governs Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin – sheds light on what determines whether a company... Read More

Posted October 16, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Authored by Tom Kallai,  Sales Executive for Horton’s Risk Advisory Solutions If your non-profit is a Human Service Agency in the state of Illinois, it was certainly affected by a budget impasse that... Read More

Posted September 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM
In the aftermath of a hurricane, you and your business will likely have to deal with water damage, persistent flooding and damaged utilities. And, even if you aren’t directly impacted by a hurricane... Read More

Posted September 17, 2018 at 8:30 AM
On August 30th, the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) issued an alert to consumers and retailers on the hazards of eating, drinking, or handling food products prepared by adding liquid... Read More

Posted September 13, 2018 at 2:30 PM
By Ryan Taylor, Partner at Tressler LLP In a ruling that considerably expands the personal liabilities of certain employees, the Northern District of Illinois recently held that corporate officers... Read More

Posted September 6, 2018 at 12:30 PM
The largest American generation, baby boomers, are turning 65.  In fact, an average of 10,000 a day are hitting that big birthday. This is on top of the 52.5 million people according to Pew Research... Read More

Posted September 5, 2018 at 8:00 AM
Most physicians who contract out their services (Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pathology, and Emergency Groups) are based in the hospital, have no outside office, and therefore assume that they have no... Read More