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How to Get the Right Health Insurance for Maximum Protection

24February,2022
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"We're sorry; you're not covered for this condition." This is the last thing you want to hear from your insurer when you're stuck with a hefty medical bill. Fortunately, the situation is preventable, along with many others that prevent policyholders from enjoying maximum health plan benefits. So, how do you ensure that your policy can provide the Read More

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How to Secure Your Home Against an Earthquake

10February,2022
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An earthquake can strike at any time. You could be enjoying dinner with your family, taking a shower, or commuting to work, and all of a sudden, the ground below you starts shaking. Earthquakes result from a sudden release of pressure along faults. In terms of magnitude, earthquakes range from below 2.0, which usually has little impact, to above 8, Read More

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10+ Tips To Reduce Employment-Related Risk

8February,2022
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Employers – especially those in California – face a constant threat of employment-related claims.  Working hand-in-glove with your insurance broker and your employment-law counsel, here are our Top Ten (and a few more to grow on) recommendations to reduce your risk as an employer: Domestic Employees – Before we consider your business’ employees, Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 3: How to Be Ready for an Earthquake Away from Home

27January,2022
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Earthquakes are prevalent in many parts of the U.S. While scientists can identify fault zones, it is virtually impossible to predict when an earthquake might occur. Therefore, you should always stay prepared for an earthquake regardless of where you are. To this end, you should have an earthquake preparation kit in your car at all times, even when Read More

When Directors and Officers are Liable for Cybersecurity

When Directors and Officers are Liable for Cybersecurity

13January,2022
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While cybersecurity is a team responsibility in organizations of all sizes, certain decision-makers or leaders may be held more liable than other staff when breaches occur. For example, if you're an officer who signs off on security solutions and protocols, you have a bigger role in protecting your company's IT systems. Directors are key Read More

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HBC Honors January Anniversaries Of Teammates!

3January,2022
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Why Proper Investment in Manufacturing Safety Is Necessary

Manufacturing safety is comprised of all measures you implement to protect your workers from physical harm in your manufacturing facility or plant. It generally entails multiple processes, systems, personnel, and technologies. Without these prevention measures in place, your company assumes a high risk of work-related fatalities and injuries, from Read More

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Earthquake Series Part 2: Putting Together an Earthquake Kit

9December,2021
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Many parts of the U.S. are “fault zones,” which means they are prone to serious earthquakes. This includes the Central United States and the West Coast. While large earthquakes are uncommon, small earthquakes can also be destructive and dangerous. To survive an earthquake, you need to prepare for it, which is why you need an earthquake kit. Here Read More

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HBC Honors December Anniversaries Of Teammates!

1December,2021
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Why Cyber Insurance Now Requires Multi-Factor Authentication

23November,2021
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Today, most insurers won't offer cyber insurance to clients who have not implemented multi-factor authentication (MFA) in their information technology (IT) systems. Without MFA, bad actors with stolen passwords and user names can easily impersonate your employees and illegally access your network. What Is User Authentication? Authentication is a Read More

COVID-19 Update:

The Coronavirus, officially COVID-19, has become a global health emergency. One of the measures Hoffman Brown Company has taken to keep our CLIENTS and Teammates safe was to design a complete virtual work environment. For the foreseeable future, our colleagues will be conducting business virtually to avoid any disruption in our ability to serve you. These measures are based on the CDC’s guidance and will evolve with the situation. Please know that we are fully functional, available and look forward to being of service.