This issue of Preferred Insight discusses the rising risk of distracted walkers.
“Recent Pew Research studies have discovered that Americans aged 18 and over are using their phones for a multitude of tasks, all of which divert attention and many of which are undertaken “on the go.” Whether it is texting, email, surfing the web or downloading apps, our citizenry’s heads are not facing forward, but down. What’s a prudent property owner to do?”
In his latest blogpost, SeaFire’s Dennis Kane discusses the rise in slip and fall claims at dealership and shares best practices to safeguard against them. Excerpt:
“Whether customer and employee falls are accidental or intentional, these accidents share a common thread: they are expensive, time consuming, and alarming to dealership principals. Taking appropriate steps to protect customers and employees from basic slip and fall hazards will reduce loss exposure, prevent injury to people and protect your dealership’s bottom line.”
David Palchik Joins Preferred Concepts as Vice President, Preferred Underwriting
New York, NY (February 12, 2013) – Preferred Concepts, LLC, www.preferredconcepts.com, a leading program underwriter and specialty insurance broker, announced today that David Palchik has joined the firm as a Vice President and Team Leader in the firm’s Preferred Underwriting division. Palchik will manage the firm’s underwriting team in the Westport, Connecticut office location, which [...]
New York, NY (January 3, 2013) – Preferred Concepts, LLC, www.preferredconcepts.com, a leading program underwriter and specialty insurance broker, announced today that Kevin J. Kennedy has joined the firm as Director of Claims.
Kennedy will lead the claims operations for both the program underwriting and specialty brokerage divisions of the firm and oversee all claims-related activities. He will ensure that claims best practices are delivered consistently across the firm’s operating units.
An industry veteran, Kennedy brings a broad depth of claims experience to Preferred, including litigation management, direct claims handling, contract analysis and interpretation, loss exposure identification and auditing. Read More.
Preferred Concepts has acquired certain assets of Metro Insurance Services. The Metro acquisition expands Preferred’s program underwriting suite to include package coverage for multi-family residential properties, including apartments and condominium associations. Read more.