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Complimentary Webcast: Business Interruption Insurance Coverage
As we continue to provide our audience with updated information on developments in business interruption insurance coverage, we are inviting you to join this free virtual program which features Northwest Policyholder blog creator and editor, Seth R...
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Protecting Your Business’s Data, and Cyber Insurance, Is More Important Than Ever
With a majority of businesses being run from home, using less secure networks, and disrupting normal security protocols, hackers are seeking to capitalize. The FCC and the FTC have seen an uptick in scams during the pandemic in the form of fake chari...
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Five Things To Do Now to Protect Your Business Interruption Insurance Claim
Businesses are hurting due to COVID-19 slow-downs and closures. Here is my top-five list of things to do to protect your right to collect on your business interruption (a/k/a business income) insurance: 5. Don't Believe the Propaganda. The insurance...
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Insurance Recovery for COVID-19 Losses
The economic fallout from COVID-19 has been swift and severe. Moratoriums, quarantines, and bans will continue to upend daily life and with this impose severe economic consequences on regional, national, and international commerce. While the federal...
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Northwest Data Breach Laws Are Changing—Is Your Cyber Insurance Keeping Up?
Legal requirements for managing consumer data and handling data breaches are changing, so now is a good time to check your cyber insurance to make sure that it is keeping up. New Oregon Law + Proposed Washington Law + California CCPA = Increasing Bu...
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Oregon Court: Common Commercial Property Insurance Suit-Limitation Clause is Ambiguous
Oregon federal Magistrate Judge Stacie Beckerman gave policyholders an early Christmas present on December 20, 2019, holding that the most commonly-used suit limitation clause in commercial property insurance is ambiguous, and that therefore the poli...
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