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The Value of Attending Industry Conferences - An Underwriter's Perspective

As more and more demands for time are placed on our professional and personal lives, it makes me wonder if getting on an airplane to head to yet another insurance industry conference is the best use of my time.


Is There More to Working Out Than Just Exercise?

The health benefits of exercise are well documented and getting fit has been shown to help prevent and improve many health concerns. Not talked about as much is how getting fit can bring improvements to all aspects of life. The following blog offers one person's account of the benefits of getting fit and illustrates how the lessons learned in the gym can carry over into both home and professional life.


Settlement vs. Trial - How Do We Get To a Win/Win?

How does one determine which cases to try vs. settle? What are the potential consequences of proceeding to trial? What are some things to consider to optimize the outcome? For answers to these and other questions, click on the blog post link.


Police and the Communities They Serve - How's the Relationship?

Genesis provides insurance and reinsurance solutions to the risk management needs of public entities, including law enforcement agencies. Not surprisingly, recent headlines related to police excessive force claims and community relationships have commanded our attention as public dialogue surrounding these issues continues. The following blog offer some perspective on police/community relationships.


The EEOC and Public Entities

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its Charge Statistics that categorize the 91,000 charges filed with them in 2016. A select task force released a report detailing recommendations for harassment prevention. These risk factors provide a road map to help you identify and prevent discriminatory practices. Taking a look at them is an important step for all public entities and school districts.


Concussions - One Parent's View on Safety

The topic of concussions in youth sports has been getting a great deal of attention lately. Schools and youth sports clubs are grappling with how best to protect the heads of young players, legislators are responding with new laws, and insurers are examining ways to address this exposure. For parents, this issue represents one more balancing act between protecting your children while still providing them with enriching and fulfilling opportunities. For some parental strategies to consider, plus helpful web links, please continue reading.


Empowering Our Children Through Informed Conversations

Schools have the difficult task of preventing bullying, and they aim to provide safe environments. Preventing sexual abuse is more difficult ... parents need to talk about it with their children at a young age and hope they are empowered to protect themselves. See web links for parents to help them talk with their children.


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Counting the Cost of Child Sexual Abuse

Kevin Williams

Researchers, reporters and risk managers are getting a clearer picture of the cost of sexual abuse and molestation claims involving children, and it's not all measured in dollars and cents. What can be done to arrest this growing epidemic? One large urban school district was forced to confront the question.

Planning Ahead for Severe Weather

John Fumo

When it comes to major weather events, it's not a matter of IF but rather WHEN they will strike. This post contains helpful information regarding what can be done to minimize its negative impact and speed the recovery process.

Law Enforcement Statistics ... a Mid Year Review

Ted Gaisford

How are the YTD police use of force statistics trending with prior years? This article will provide mid year statistics and highlight proposed legislation which, if passed, may dramatically change the policing landscape in CA and beyond.

Considering a Pool? Consider this ...

Dave Erazmus

Before joining a pool, there are many things to evaluate. Knowing the right questions to ask is a great way to start. This article is intended to help you make an informed decision.