GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – CCIG has done it again, winning recognition as one of the top independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. CCIG was one of more than 1,500 agencies nominated for the Best Practices Agency designation. Just 262 agencies qualified for the honor. It was the eighth time that CCIG has won the recognition,… Read more »
It happened again. An arborist was electrocuted and killed while trimming a tree in the backyard of a home in Littleton in mid-June. It was mid-morning and the man was 30 feet up in an ash tree when it happened. There was a power line that ran perpendicular to the tree and the worker may… Read more »
The rates vary from state to state, but from 10 to 18 percent of injured workers never reach “substantial return to work,” according to a study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute. What does “substantial return to work” mean? The phrase refers to workers who returned to work after an injury and continued to work… Read more »
The GOP’s seven-year crusade to repeal and replace Obamacare disintegrated in the wee hours of Friday morning. So now what? Here’s a look at some of the options and how they might play out: Read more.
At least we’re doing better than Russia. On the other hand, Denmark, Belgium, Israel and a gaggle of other nations are all beating the U.S. in terms of childcare program enrollment. That’s according to a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which also found that the U.S. spends just 0.4 percent of… Read more »
Warning signs. They’re sometimes right under our noses and yet we fail to notice them or, worse yet, we ignore them. If you’re in the surety business, it’s the job of the underwriters on your team to try to spot these signs before anyone gets hurt. They’re the detectives who do the due diligence. That… Read more »
No one likes reading the fine print in contracts, especially the ones you’re made to sign whenever you’re traveling for fun and want to get your rental car on the road quickly. That fine print, however, can help you decide whether to pay extra – often a lot extra – for the coverage that the… Read more »
THE CHALLENGE: A half-dozen insurance companies. More than a dozen renewal dates. Five agents. In short, a paperwork /administrative nightmare. That was the situation our client was dealing with when we sat down for our first meeting. The scenario was one we’ve seen repeatedly, especially with clients with homes in more than one state. The… Read more »