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Cyber Liability Insurance – Does Your Retail Business Need It?

Posted in Insurance, Intellectual Property, Liability, Risk Management

The news is full these days of hackers stealing credit card and other customer information from United States retailers such as Home Depot, Target, and Neiman Marcus (and the federal government) among others. These mega-breaches make great headlines, but what about smaller retailers? Are smaller retailers and restaurants targets for cyber criminals? The answer is… Continue Reading

Small Retailers Again Face Increased Health Insurance Costs

Posted in Healthcare, Insurance, Retail

The owners of small retail businesses in Massachusetts have come to expect to pay higher health insurance costs than their counterparts in the rest of the country, and unfortunately last year was no exception. According to a recent survey by the Retailers Association of Massachusetts (“RAM”), premiums for small retailers in Massachusetts rose an average… Continue Reading

Review Your Retail Company’s Existing Business Interruption Insurance to Ensure Proper Coverage

Posted in Insurance, Restaurants, Retail, Risk Management

We welcome our affiliate, Fort Hill Risk Management LLC, as a guest blogger for today’s post. It is our hope that this advisory may help retailers address insurance issues in the wake of the Boston Marathon tragedy and other disruptions. The bombings at the Boston Marathon have been extraordinarily difficult for individuals and businesses alike. The… Continue Reading

Staying High and Dry: Considerations of Landlords and Tenants in Floods

Posted in Insurance, Landlords, Risk Management, Tenant

While landlords and their tenants in areas like New York City continue to recover from flooding in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, landlords and tenants of one of Washington, D.C.’s premier waterfront destinations are still reeling from the after effects of a 2011 storm that caused severe flooding in the nation’s capital. According to the… Continue Reading