Christmas Trees and Lights Brighten the Holiday Season but Beware the Danger of Fire

Christmas Trees and Lights Brighten the Holiday Season but Beware the Danger of Fire Nearly half of all Christmas tree fires between 2007 and 2011 were caused by either an electrical malfunction (32 percent) or because a branch was too…

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Covering losses with business interruption insurance

Covering losses with business interruption insurance Standard property insurance covers physical damage and losses—furniture destroyed in a fire, a storm-damaged office building or stolen equipment. This coverage can help you pay the costs of rebuilding or replacing damaged property. But…

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When disaster strikes: Preparation, response and recovery

When disaster strikes: Preparation, response and recovery No business is totally immune from disaster. Every year, businesses temporarily shut down—or close forever—because of a disaster such as a flood, fire or hurricane. Forty percent of businesses do not reopen after…

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