Winterization: Ways to Protect Your Business

Winterization: Ways to Protect Your Business

By Ebony Harrell, Claims Manager Unforeseen events happen daily, and those events can affect business operations – especially during the winter season. Winter brings us wonderlands and cheer, but as Claims Manager of Overmyer Hall Associates, I also recognize...
Social Inflation: What it is & Why it Matters

Social Inflation: What it is & Why it Matters

by Ryan J. Beal, CLCS While “economic inflation” is a core concern when helping your clients plan for their future, how do you account for “social inflation” when managing your own risk? Social Inflation is an issue that continues to gain steam and intensity, and we...
Cyber Insurance: Is It Really Necessary?

Cyber Insurance: Is It Really Necessary?

by Ryan J. Beal, CLCS Risk consultants advise cyber insurance is necessary, but policyholders are not always sure why. When business owners and professionals truly understand the value of their personal and financial properties, like one’s identity and hard-earned...
Zombie Subcontractors: How to Identify & Avoid Them

Zombie Subcontractors: How to Identify & Avoid Them

by Jack Kehl, AFSB Some background Recently, I spoke with one of my contractor clients who faced challenges on a project due to a failed subcontractor. After 25+ years in Surety, this story is all too familiar: bid day + low subcontractor turnout. Of the ones who do...
COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance

COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance

Ryan J. Beal Director – Financial Services Division Overmyer Hall Associates Your advisors have always been there for you when you have needed them. For cash management, liability management or investment management, they excel for you, their clients. As the...
Why D&O Insurance Isn’t Just For Public Companies

Why D&O Insurance Isn’t Just For Public Companies

If you’re an owner, board member or executive of a private company without directors and officers liability insurance, you may be putting yourself at risk against lawsuits by regulators, customers, vendors, competitors or partners. The reality is the frequency of...