Excess and Umbrella Insurance Explained

Excess and umbrella liability are common terms in the general liability, commercial auto, and employer’s liability insurance industries. Because the two policy types can fit perfectly into different branches of the insurance industry, many people confused them one for another. While they are sometimes used interchangeably, a closer look at the two will clearly show […]

William M. Kelly, M.D., Inc And Omega Imaging, Inc. Agree To Pay $5 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims For Unsupervised And Unaccredited Radiology Services

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 9, 2020 William M. Kelly, M.D., Inc And Omega Imaging, Inc. Agree To Pay $5 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims For Unsupervised And Unaccredited Radiology Services William M. Kelly Inc. and Omega Imaging Inc., together, operate 11 radiology facilities in Southern California, […]

Workers Compensation in the United States: The Background History

Workers Compensation in the United States: The Background History  The idea of providing workers with sufficient protection as well as compensation for the injuries or illness that occurs at the workplace was first introduced at the beginning of the 20th century with the emergence of the trade union movement. The increasing awareness among the general people, […]

U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR EUGENE SCALIA HIGHLIGHTS MINE SAFETY AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN WEST VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia traveled to Grafton and Bridgeport, West Virginia, to discuss mine safety, economic recovery and the importance of the coal mining industry to the American economy. During his stop in Grafton, Secretary Scalia toured the Leer Mine Complex operated by Arch Resources Inc. Secretary Scalia joined […]

Ladera Ranch self-storage management company fined $250,000 for unlicensed activity

News: 2020 Press Release For Release: September 4, 2020 Media Calls Only: 916-492-3566 Email Inquiries: cdipress@insurance.ca.gov Ladera Ranch self-storage management company fined $250,000 ORANGE, Calif. – The California Department of Insurance fined self-storage company, SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, $250,000 in monetary penalties for offering and selling more than $2.1 million in insurance products to its renters […]

Available Insurance Policies Explained

What is General Liability Insurance? A type of insurance coverage that provides protection to the insured in case he/she is sued for claims that arise within the coverage of the policy. This type of insurance policy is common for businesses and companies, as it provides protection when negligent acts resulted in bodily injury or property […]

Commissioner Lara urges insurance companies to cover reimbursement costs for those displaced during wildfires

News: 2020 Press Release For Release: September 3, 2020 Media Calls Only: 916-492-3566 Email Inquiries: cdipress@insurance.ca.gov Commissioner Lara urges insurance companies to cover reimbursement costs for those displaced during wildfires LOS ANGELES, Calif. — To assist Californians displaced by the current and recent wildfires throughout the state, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a Notice to all California property […]

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RELEASES WORK-RELATED INJURY AND ILLNESS DATA

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released work-related injury and illness data electronically submitted by employers. The agency has posted Form 300A data for calendar years 2016, 2017 and 2018, as well as a data dictionary. The release follows two rulings in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) cases. See […]

Garage Insurance

Garage Insurance Garage insurance is a special policy aimed at covering businesses in the automotive industry. It is a crucial requirement for automobile dealers, service stations, repair and customization shop owners, and parking lots operators. It makes up for the coverage for damages to third-party vehicles, which is usually not covered in the standard commercial […]