15 Construction Insurance Considerations to Help Manage Contractor Risk

construction insurance

Contractors should expect much more from their insurance brokers than to simply negotiate pricing and terms and conditions for their construction insurance programs. Safety, claims management, contractual risk transfer support, bid and accrual support, loss sensitive adjustment forecasting, construction defect allegation strategies and more are all important elements of a successful risk management program. Unfortunately, brokers […]

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6 Critical Insurance Provisions in Commercial Leases

insurance provisions in commercial leases

Make sure to allow your insurance professional to review the insurance provisions in commercial leases prior to signing the documents. Why? Because the insurance-related risks are not always obvious and might result in a costly uninsured surprise. Commercial lease agreements can be complex and time consuming to negotiate. Business owners often fail to consult with their P&C […]

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Hall of Shame – Injury to Independent Contractors Exclusion Creates Severe Coverage Gap

Stress

This exclusion removes coverage for any work done by an independent contractor: Here is an outline of an everyday exposure for a typical (ABC) company that utilizes subcontractors (as you know, there are not many companies who do not use a subcontractor in some capacity): This exclusion removes coverage for any claims arising out of […]

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Temp Service Agency Risk & Insurance Issues – Part 2

At our website www.oneminutefromnormal.com we ask visitors the question: What if an unscheduled event suddenly seizes control of your business? Are you ready? Following are additional risk and insurance considerations that can come from hiring temp workers: Auto – Auto risks are not just limited to a temporary employee driving on an organization’s behalf, but […]

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Temp Service Agency Risk & Insurance Issues – Part 1 of 2

To prevent one minute from normal from arriving next time your organization hires a temporary worker, please contact your KMRD Partners relationship manager to review these and other risk and insurance considerations: General Liability – Your General Liability will apply if a temporary employee sues your company.  Loss experience can be protected by obtaining an […]

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The Importance of Contracts

Contractual Risk Transfer

Bob Dietzel, co-founder and Managing Partner of KMRD Partners, recently spoke to the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (“NCMA”) about the importance of contracts in transferring risk, claims and insurance coverage. “Contracts are a critical component of a risk management strategy. A well-written contract is the least expensive way to transfer risk.  […]

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Bob Dietzel spoke to the National Contract Management Association on Insurance and Contracts

Bob Dietzel, co-founder and Managing Partner of  KMRD Partners spoke to the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA ) about the importance of contracts in transferring risk, claims and insurance coverage. “Contracts are a critical component of a risk management strategy! A well written contract is the least expensive way to transfer […]

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Construction Workplace Misclassification Act – More Hurdles to Overcome When Using Subcontractors – THE GREY AREA IS NOW GONE!

KMRD Are You Ready for One Minute From Normal?

Effective February 11, 2011, the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act in Pennsylvania  strictly regulates the use of individuals as independent contractors in the construction industry. If any worker who does not meet all of the following criteria is misclassified as an independent contractor, the hiring party business, and its officers and agents, may be civilly liable, […]

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