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  • 4 Smartphone Apps to Help Reduce Auto Accidents Due to Distracted Driving - Distracted driving is a very real danger. Even though it’s common knowledge that you shouldn’t use a smartphone while driving, 1 in every 4 automobile accidents involves texting, snapping, sharing or talking on a mobile device. That equates to more
  • Florida Business Insurance - Florida Workers' Compensation Insurance Are You Wasting Money on Senseless Workers’ Compensation Claims? - Workers’ compensation programs are one of the oldest types of insurance plans in the U.S. Workers’ compensation insurance provides critical medical and income support for workers who become injured on the job. More than 129 million workers are covered by
  • 4 Ways Telemedicine Is Transforming Healthcare - Telemedicine is a new healthcare service delivery model that leverages technology and focuses on patient outcomes. Patients are connected in new and innovative ways, such as through sensors on wearable devices. New insights about the human body are driving personalized
  • The Role of HR and Technology in Preventing Workplace Violence - Workplace violence is increasing. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year in the U.S. Additionally, many businesses are reluctant to report workplace violence,
  • Hurricane Car In House - Florida Property Insurance Building Storm-Resistant Structures in the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael - Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida panhandle and caused havoc in several Southern states that were battered by powerful winds and inundated with flooding. Estimates vary wildly on the number of people left homeless, but local authorities reported 10,000 – 20,000
  • Storm Damage Coverage Questionable When Caused by Wind-Driven Rain - In the wake of a major storm, homeowners often submit a claim for water damage to the interior of their home or other insured buildings. The damage frequently involves water-soaked carpets, peeling wallpaper, damaged drywall, and occasionally electrical, heating, ventilation,
  • Florida Business Innovation - Florida Auto Insurance 4 Considerations for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Ridesharing - Medical transportation barriers are a major concern for the healthcare industry. Patients, including injured workers, who struggle with transportation issues often miss or are very late for appointments, causing delays in recovery. According to a recently-released research study by Transit
  • Rethinking School Safety in the Age of Active Shooter Events - Despite the best efforts of school districts across the U.S., school shootings continue to occur on a regular basis. More than 215,000 students have experienced gun violence at school in the 19 years since the Columbine High School shooting that
  • Florida Human Resources, Florida Business Insurance Think Like a Hacker – The Human Element of Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity is a growing problem in the global digital economy. Companies that want their employees to have a strong defense against cyber hackers need to do more than give them trainings on password security and other basic protocols. They need

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