Distracted Drivers Pose Serious Liability to Employers

The work can be dangerous, even deadly. Nail guns that misfire, malfunctioning power saws, scaffolding that collapses. But if you’re in the construction business, your biggest risk may be a distracted driver using their cellphone while behind the wheel of your company vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,129 people were killed… Read more »

Denver Metro Chamber’s “Impact Denver” Welcomes CCIG’s Matt Genova

CCIG’s Matt Genova, Personal Lines Department Manager, has earned acceptance into the Denver Metro Chamber’s Impact Denver Class of 2016. In this program, Matt will: • Hear multiple perspectives on issues the metro area is buzzing about • Grow as a leader through leadership skill development curriculum • Be introduced to the influential leaders moving… Read more »

CCIG’s President & COO Graduates from Leadership Denver Program

T. Scott Kennedy, CCIG’s President and COO, graduated on June 3rd, 2016 from the Denver Metro Chamber’s Leadership Denver program. Leadership Denver is one of the most celebrated and prominent leadership programs in the region. The program began 41 years ago and boasts alumni including Governor Bill Ritter and Mayor Michael B. Hancock. Participants gain… Read more »

Why the Benefits of Cyber Insurance Outweigh Costs

The Catholic Archdiocese of Denver reports a data breach that has the potential to affect about 18,000 people in its database. The Olympia School District in the state of Washington announces it was the victim of a phishing email that released personal information of school district employees, including salary and Social Security numbers. The City… Read more »

CCIG Rebrands with Name Change, New Website

Read the Denver Business Journal story about CCIG’s rebranding here. For Immediate Release: April 20, 2016 Contact: T. Scott Kennedy President and COO 1-800-777-5035 Cherry Creek Insurance Group is now CCIG; rebranding includes new website GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – Cherry Creek Insurance Group, a regional leader in insurance and benefits products and services, has changed its… Read more »

Amendment 69 is Bad for Colorado Businesses and Taxpayers

Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, would amend Colorado’s constitution to establish a single-payer health care system in the state. It would create the first and only such system in the nation, which is problematic for several reasons. The insurance industry, state and local chambers and a number of health care providers strongly oppose the amendment,… Read more »

CCIG Brings International Security Message to Morgan Stanley Clients

Denying risk doesn’t help Americans stay safe when traveling internationally, according to a former CIA agent. Wesley Odom, a 15-year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Services, said travel safety is everyone’s “personal responsibility” and offered several common-sense tips to a group of Morgan Stanley clients at Glenmoor Country Club in March. Mike Rosser, the head… Read more »

3 Signs of Trouble Ahead for Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance costs can be daunting for business owners, especially those in high-risk industries like construction and manufacturing. Fortunately for businesses, insurance premiums since 2012 have grown faster than losses. For Colorado employers, the decline in claims costs has meant a reduction in the loss cost component of the workers’ compensation premiums they pay. Last… Read more »