What Relief Do I Have as a Business for Economic Loss as a Result of Coronavirus?

Has your business been impacted by coronavirus? We encourage you to contact your local Chamber of Commerce offices for assistance in applying for economic aid through the SBA. The chamber office is able to collect names of businesses that have experienced a substantial negative impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic. State Information: Maryland Coronavirus Information…

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Coronavirus and the Workplace – Compliance Issues for Employers

As the number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rise, employers are increasingly confronted with the possibility of an outbreak in the workplace. Employers are obligated to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for their employees, but are also subject to a number of legal requirements protecting workers. For example,…

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If I Get Sued as a Result of Coronavirus, will my Liability Policies Respond?

Liability Concerns COVID-19 raises a number of liability concerns, particularly if guests, customers or employees allege they became sick due to a business’s negligence. When it comes to these concerns, it’s important to take the following insurance considerations into account: General Liability Insurance—General liability insurance, sometimes referred to as commercial liability insurance, protects your business…

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If My Employee Gets Coronavirus at Work, Will Workers Compensation Respond?

Workers’ Compensation Insurance In instances where an employee believes they contracted COVID-19 at work, a number of workers’ compensation considerations come into play. As with many topics in workers’ compensation, the answer is, “it depends”—the specific facts of a claim, as well as jurisdictional statues, determine compensability. As the situation in the United States evolves,…

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Do I Have Business Income Because of Coronavirus Closures?

Business Interruptions As many operations close due to COVID-19 fears, there’s a growing question of whether or not business interruption insurance can help policyholders make up for lost revenue. Business Interruption coverage is typically triggered under a commercial insurance policy when a covered risk/peril causes physical damage to the insured premises resulting in the need…

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DOT Issues CBD Warning for Safety-Sensitive Employees

On Feb. 18, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a formal warning regarding the use of cannabidiol (CBD) products. The DOT’s announcement pertains to department-regulated safety-sensitive employees and the use of CBD products. The warning aimed to clarify three different points regarding current regulations and these employees: The DOT requires testing for marijuana, but…

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The Essential 7 Work Practices

Truck drivers, mechanics, and office workers were asked to identify the skills they felt were most effective in preventing workplace injuries. They agreed on the Essential 7 Work Practices. Read the information below provided by Great West Casualty Company and ask yourself how you can improve your work habits to protect yourself from injury. BE…

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Deeley Serves – March 2020

Deeley Insurance Group is proud to sponsor the Love for Lungs Tennis Tournament benefiting the Program in Lung Healing at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The tournament was started by Abigail Plylar to honor her grandfather and in recognition of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s staff for the research they were…

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