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Happy Holidays 2020

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

This year, we’ve all earned the right to celebrate! Here’s hoping that you and yours experience a far more joyful and prosperous 2021. And that you get to do it TOGETHER. In the meantime, have the merriest of Christmases!

Technology steps up to help employers protect against COVID-19

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

We all know about one device that helps keep everyone safer during the coronavirus pandemic – the face mask. But there are higher-tech devices that also help – things like simple software solutions, wearable devices and apps. And increasingly, employers are using them across the country to keep their workers, and their customers, alive and […]

South Risk Management adds depth to service with 3 new team members

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

South Risk Management has added additional depth to its service team by hiring three new client managers: Angie Widener is a West Columbia native who graduated from Airport High School before studying at Midlands Technical College. She is licensed in Property and Casualty, Life, Accident, Health and Surety with the state of South Carolina Insurance […]

South Risk still providing full service to our clients

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

A lot of businesses have had to stop operations because of COVID-19. That is definitely not the case at South Risk Management. We are fully up and running and providing full service to all our clients. “We have staggered our workforce in the office in keeping with social distancing, and provided all employees with the […]

Navigating a new world of uncertainty caused by COVID-19

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

We are in the business of protecting our clients from uncertainty, and right now, there’s a great deal of that going around. The global coronavirus pandemic threatens not only our health, as we’ve all seen in recent days. It now affects practically every aspect of our daily lives. Our jobs, our businesses, our children’s education, […]

Cybersecurity Insurance Provides Line of Defense

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Cybersecurity insurance provides line of defense against a growing threat A recent study surveyed 200 top CEOs globally and found that those executives regard cyber threats as the No. 1 threat to the global economy in the next five to 10 years. This is hardly surprising. Data breaches make news with distressing frequency. They affect […]

Recent hurricane seasons pose challenge to insurance industry

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

The 2019 hurricane season officially ended on Nov. 30, and there’s good news: The damage from this year’s storms wasn’t as bad as the last two years. The overall cost in 2018 was $50 billion and in 2017, a staggering $220 billion. But the news is not all good. The bad news is that the […]

Happy Holidays 2019

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Ballooning jury awards pose threat to both insurers and insured

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

The insurance industry is about managing risk – about realistically facing the possibility that bad things can happen, and being prepared to deal financially with the consequences when such things do happen. That gets harder to do when there is a growing attitude in society that when bad things happen, blame must be assigned to […]

Vaping’s reputation as ‘safe’ alternative is rapidly eroding

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Vaping has been a growth business in the first years of this century, largely because e-cigarettes were successfully sold as a safer alternative to smoking. Up until very recently, that is. The toll keeps rising As of Dec. 4, the Centers for Disease Control had received reports of 2,291 cases of people hospitalized in connection […]