Prevent Frozen Pipes

February 12, 2021

Generally, pipes that are exposed to frigid outdoor temperatures freeze more readily—such as hose bibs, swimming pool lines and water sprinkler lines. Pipes that run along exterior walls in your home with minimal insulation also tend to freeze more easily. Regardless of where they are located, frozen pipes can carry significant consequences—including property damage from…

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Fact or Fiction: Construction Law, Vol. 1

January 7, 2021

As a construction attorney, I field many of the same questions on a regular basis.  I will periodically use this “Fact or Fiction”  blog to feature some of those common questions and their answers. If you have questions you would like answered on the blog please email me at

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Open Enrollment Communication Strategies Amid COVID-19

November 9, 2020

Open enrollment has always been a busy time for HR departments. Now, amid COVID-19, there are even greater challenges for employers to manage—one of the most significant being employee benefits communication. Given that many employers are allowing telework, getting everyone on the same page about their benefits may not be easy. Below are six communication…

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Adjusting to Your New Post-Coronavirus Normal

July 29, 2020

Health and wellness tips for your work, home, and life – brought to you by the insurance professionals at North Risk Partners.

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Maintaining Mental Well-Being

March 20, 2020

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease self-quarantine at home for 14 days. In addition, public health officials are recommending that healthy individuals practice social distancing, staying at home…

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9 Cyber Risk Questions Every Board Should Ask

October 31, 2019

When a data breach or other cyber event occurs, the damages can be significant, often resulting in lawsuits, fines and serious financial losses. What’s more, cyber exposures impact businesses of all kinds, regardless of their size, area of focus, or status as a private or public entity. In order for organizations to truly protect themselves…

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Character Counts

October 4, 2019

North Risk Partners CEO Chris Meidt wrote on the importance of character for the firm’s latest internal newsletter. We’ve shared the article below.   Finding Joy in the Journey Winning, Recognition, Reputation…Accomplishment, Celebration, Success. A life of JOY. This is what we aspire to. At multiple times in our journey we experience these moments. However…

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10 Reasons to Call Us About Your Homeowner Insurance

October 2, 2019

There are several types of life changes that may impact the insurance you require. Here are 10 reasons to call us about homeowners insurance to ensure you’re protected in the event of a loss. Change in occupancy: Homeowner insurance is designed for a property you own AND in which you live. Sometimes owners move and…

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Home-based Business Coverage: What Protection Does it Offer?

September 24, 2019

If you conduct business in your home, insuring your business properly is part of a solid risk management plan. Common coverages for home-based businesses include personal business property, professional liability, business income, personal and advertising injury, loss of business data, crime and theft, workers’ compensation and auto coverage. Depending on the type of home-based business…

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Company for Workplace Harassment Complaints

December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 – The issue of sexual harassment has captured nationwide headlines as women and men have come forward to report sexual harassment by high profile public figures. Media attention to these events may lead to an increase in the number of harassment complaints in many workplaces. This is a serious issue, and not…

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