When Directors and Officers are Liable for Cybersecurity

When Directors and Officers are Liable for Cybersecurity

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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COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation: Are Essential Workers Entitled to It?

Right up to June 2021, the U.S. has recorded more than 32.9 million and 588,800 COVID-19 infections and fatalities, respectively. As such, the federal government, through agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), urges the general public to continue taking COVID-19 safety measures seriously. Unfortunately, essential Read More

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A Guide to Business Interruption Insurance

Most commercial insurance policies cover a broad range of perils, including fire, natural disasters, and cyberattacks. However, these hazards usually do more harm that causes the direct loss of assets or money. They can also interfere with your business operations, leading to the loss of income and inability to pay employees, suppliers, and other Read More

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COVID-19 and Employment Practices Liability Insurance

In 2020 alone, the COVID-19 recession led to the permanent closure of at least 100,000 small businesses in the U.S., as reported by the Washington Post. While some of these businesses closed due to lack of demand for their offerings, others did so because they were unable to meet the set COVID-19 workplace safety regulations such as social Read More

Guide to Commercial Insurance

Seven Must-Have Commercial Insurance Policies in Sherman Oaks, CA

Running a business is like walking a tightrope: It's exciting, and yet it comes with risks. Plus, you can't foresee most of the perils, which is why you need the right commercial insurance. Some of the most common business risks include business interruption, property damage, theft, and workplace injury. Take note that this risk could potentially Read More

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Three Tips to Protect Your Business from Pandemic Scams

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has continuously urged the public to take precautionary measures against the virus, including social isolation. For this reason, most U.S. businesses have adopted work-from-home practices, with at least 40% of the workforce now working remotely, as reported by Stanford Read More

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4 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Cyber Resilient in a COVID-19 World

According to the Consortium for Information and Software Quality (CISQ), cyber resilience involves building a system that can endure malicious attacks and continue working in unexpected circumstances. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in the U.S. have adopted teleworking. While teleworking helps to prevent the spread of Read More

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Preventing Slips and Falls: Floor Cleaning and Maintenance

17December,2020
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Slips are one of the most common causes of serious accidents in the workplace. Not only can they cost a business a substantial amount of money to pay for injuries and associated medical expenses, but they can negatively impact a business’s reputation. From mopping to debris left in walkways, there are a number of incidents that could cause a Read More

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Our Website is Now ADA Compliant!

15October,2020
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When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, Congress sought to ensure that businesses and public service providers took important and necessary steps to accommodate people with disabilities. However, the internet as we know it today did not exist in 1990, and the ADA legislation has not been able to keep up with the pace of Read More

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Does Workers Compensation Cover Coronavirus Claims?

28May,2020
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COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Claims   As a business owner, you may have suffered a loss during the COVID-19 lockdown. If you were forced to shut your business doors, you may be wondering how you’re going to recover. What’s more, if your employees were infected with the virus, they may be looking for compensation from your 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.