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Protect the Net: Evaluation of Disability Insurance for Athletes, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article we discussed the importance of Permanent Total Disability (PTD) and what to look for when acquiring it. For this part let’s turn our focus to Loss-of-Value (LOV) insurance. Remember that PTD covers an athlete in the event of a career-ending injury. LOV, on the other…

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What Employers Need to Know About Medicare

Stanley Sieniawski

Many employees are postponing retirement and working beyond the traditional retirement age of 65. While this segment of the workforce provides important experience, there are some challenges for both the employer and the employees. Employees may not fully understand what Medicare offers and stay on the group health plan at…

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Why You Should Consider Product Recall Insurance for Your Agribusiness

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While rates for most insurance coverages—including property and casualty, cyber risk, and others—have increased over the last 12 to 18 months, rates for product recall coverages have actually dropped over the same period of time. Product recall coverage has traditionally been viewed as an ancillary item that many businesses in…

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Protect the Net: Evaluation of Disability Insurance for Athletes, Part 1

As professional sports continue to rise – both in prominence and revenue – so does the need to protect the future earnings of its athletes within. Whether you, or your client, plays basketball, football, hockey or some other highly-compensated sport, there are absolute dos and don’ts when it comes to buying disability insurance. The first step…

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Are Insurance Captives Right for Your Business?

Moira Lyon and Jonathan Sadlier

As you look at options for insurance, the thought of captives may sound intimidating. Captives are simply defined as insurance companies owned by the insured. Captives are a way for a business owner, either alone or with a small group of aligned businesses, to take on self-insured risk for issues…

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Wildfire Season: Maintain Your Response Plan Annually

Marcco Gambatese

Actions and planning during the off-season impact how well you are ready to weather another wildfire season. In the past few years, the U.S. mainland has experienced bigger and more frequent wildfire activity. Read below for timely advice on wildfires. Prepare Know where to go Be familiar with evacuation routes…

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SparkAmerica Fit City Challenge Announces Winners of Spring Corporate Challenge

190 companies and nearly 3,500 participants accumulated more than six million activity minutes for the Spring Challenge. CLEVELAND – June 30 – Oswald, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms, announced the winners of the SparkAmerica Spring Fit City Challenge. Oswald is a strategic partner of the SparkAmerica…

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A Dive into Water Perils: Maximize Your Insurance Protection

Susan Tobbe

When it comes to water, we’re stuck in a love-hate relationship. In Michigan, we’re surrounded by it and celebrate it every summer when we launch our boats, head north with the jet skis, and plan our beach outings. Yet, water can quickly turn on us, replacing fun with considerable property…

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Oswald Companies Named to Top Workplaces List For The Eighth Consecutive Year

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CLEVELAND – June 28, 2021 – For the eighth consecutive year, and ninth year overall, Oswald Companies was named to The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces, midsize company list, announced June 27, 2021. Evaluations for the Top Workplaces program are based on results from employee survey questions, which are focused on…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Cyber Claims Continue: What Can We Learn From Past Experiences?

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST Cyber incidents continue to create significant issues for companies across the country. Whether it is an interruption in operations, reputational fallout, or the looming cost of liability resulting from an incident, the ramifications of these matters continue to evolve. Watch here for a discussion with a panel…

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