Affiliation with PolicyFind

I am excited to announce my affiliation with PolicyFind™, a team of insurance archaeology professionals with decades of experience identifying and locating lost or mislaid liability insurance policies for policyholders. These valuable assets can be worth millions of dollars in defense and indemnity protection against claims for environmental property damage, product liability, claims against employees, and other…

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Upcoming webinar: Reconciling Contractual Indemnity and the Additional Insured – The Devil is (Always) in the Details

Contracts are ubiquitous in construction projects. Prominent within these contracts are provisions for risk management. Financial risk transfer, for example, is accomplished by indemnity agreements that are backed by insurance, namely contractual liability and additional insured coverage. Since the devil is in the details, and the devil apparently likes complications, confusion, and conflict, this webinar…

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Adjunct Faculty – BMCC

I just joined the adjunct faculty in Business Management at CUNY – Borough of Manhattan Community College. Will be teaching a 15-week summer course, Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance. Done remotely, of course.

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RIOTS, CIVIL COMMOTION AND VANDALISM AT THE CAPITOL

HISTORY PROVIDES A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM PAST mistakes to avoid repeating them today. Consider this semi-fictitious account… from Chantal M. Roberts, CPCU, AIC, RPA. See the attached article in March/April 2021 edition of Claims Magazine.

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Congrats to CPCU “Go-Getter” Dale Crawford!!!

https://www.cpcusociety.org/CPCU/Membership/Go_Getters/Dale_Crawford__CPCU.aspx   A well-deserved recognition of Dale’s career contribution from the national CPCU Society.  Hopefully the above link from the Society listserve will lead you to further info.

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Sad Announcement …

To All: It is with great sadness that I have to inform the AAIMCO Family of the passing of Tom Braniff. Tom passed away late Friday afternoon from a heart attack suffered at home. He leaves a great void in the history of AAIMCO and is one of those most responsible for reviving the organization…

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IRMI article: Defining and Fixing Construction Defects

While design and construction professionals can fail to meet standards of care resulting in construction defects and damages, structures are simply not built to last forever and neither are they required to be perfect in design and construction.  The question, then, is whether the failure is due to normal wear and tear, the result of…

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