Category: Commercial Insurance

Can Workers’ Comp Cover Injuries Developed Over Many Years?

Not all work-related injuries are caused by sudden accidents. Occupational diseases and cumulative trauma injuries can develop over time. Repetitive Stress Injuries If an employee is covered by workers’ compensation insurance, he or she should be entitled to receive compensation for repetitive stress injuries cause by overuse over a long period of time. Back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are examples of this type of... Read Article

Will Workers’ Comp Cover Employee Negligence?

Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to provide benefits to injured workers and to protect employers from injury lawsuits brought by employees. It pays for medical care, partially replaces lost wages during recovery from work-related injuries, and covers vocational rehabilitation for workers when needed. Generally, workers’ compensation is a no-fault system that provides benefits for workers injured on the job, regardless of who was at fault.... Read Article

How Safe Is Your Parking Lot?

Businesses can be held liable for injuries that occur on the premises, and that includes parking lots. Depending on the type of business you have, the parking lot may be the most dangerous area on your property. If your parking lot is not owned and managed by a third party and is therefore your responsibility, discuss parking lot safety with your business lawyer and business... Read Article

Prepare Your Office for the Summer Heat

Working in a hot office all day can affect employee morale and productivity. It makes sense for business owners to prepare in advance for scorching summer days. The following tips can help you beat the heat and create a more comfortable office environment. Make Sure Your HVAC System is in Top Running Order When temperatures are climbing, an efficiently running HVAC system can make all... Read Article

Why It is Important to Review Your Insurance Policies on a Yearly Basis

Insurance policies are living documents. They can, and should be, changed periodically to accommodate changes in circumstances and needs of the policyholder. At Carolina Insurance Professionals in Raleigh, North Carolina, our agents can assist you with an annual review of your home, auto, and life insurance policies to help ensure you have the coverage you need without paying more than you need to. Reasons to... Read Article