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Keeping Sidewalks and Parking Lots Safe This Winter

Every winter thousands of people across the country are injured slipping and falling on snow and ice. Some of these injuries are unavoidable, but most are preventable if you follow proper protocol to keep your business’s walkways and parking lots as free from snow and ice as possible. Insurance companies across the country will attest…
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Recreational Drones & Insurance: Are you Covered?

Drones are one of the hottest Christmas gifts this year. The Consumer Technology Association estimates that there will be 700,000 drones sold in 2015, which represents a 64% increase from 2014. The size, sophistication and cost of recreational drones can vary dramatically from a $40 Protocol Neo-Drone Mini up to $3,000, 15- pound DJI T6000 with…
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Diversified Insurance Solutions Named one of the “Best Places to Work”

Diversified Insurance Solutions was recently named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in the large (50-249 employees) category by the Milwaukee Business Journal. Winners were chosen based on having the best company culture and leadership along with the highest employee satisfaction. To learn more about Diversified's culture and why it makes them one…
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Cadillac Tax Moving Toward 2 Year Delay

House Approves Spending Package (Updated 12/18/2015 10:30 AM) The United States year-end budget passed the House, which contained a number of provisions one of which has one that will delay the implementation of the “Cadillac Tax” by 2 years or until 2020. The way the “Cadillac Tax” works is that companies whose health plans are…
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Christmas Tree Fire Prevention

It’s that time of year when people all over the country begin getting ready for the holidays by putting up their Christmas decorations.  Perhaps the most ubiquitous decorations of all is the tree. Selecting and decorating the Christmas tree is a festive tradition most people can relate too, but did you know that this seemingly…
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Concealed Carry Insurance Coverage

According to the United States Government Accountability Board there are over 8 million active concealed carry permits across the country. Since January 2014, all 50 states have passed laws permitting concealed carry. However, each state has unique laws and requirements for obtaining these permits so it’s important to educate yourself on the regulations pertinent to…
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2015 OSHA Seminar Recap and Takeaways

Diversified Insurance Solutions completed their 2015 education series on Wednesday, October 28th with the program OSHA Updates for 2015. The event, which took place at the Brookfield Suites and Convention Center, featured Jim Lutz from the Milwaukee Area OSHA Office. Jim covered OSHA’s updates and initiatives for 2015. He also discussed some of the proposed…
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Understanding Peanut Allergies

With Halloween right around the corner, one truly scary aspect of the holiday that people often overlook is the dangers of peanut allergies. Peanut allergies cause the most food-related deaths. Consider the following facts: More than 3 million people in the United States are allergic to peanuts, tree nuts or both 80% of people with…
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