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Hurricane season 2020 gets off to a record start

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Just when you thought 2020 had given you enough to deal with in one year, along came hurricane season. In fact, it didn’t wait around for the official start on June 1. Before that date, we’d already had two named storms in the Atlantic. Early storms aren’t in themselves an indication of a bad hurricane […]

What will ‘business interruption’ insurance cover amid a pandemic?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the world in ways that we are just beginning to understand, from our daily lives to the long-term prospects of the world’s economy. The insurance industry is no exception. One of the biggest issues being argued right now in courtrooms and governmental bodies across the United States is whether holders of business […]

Understanding Business Interruption Coverage

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

All insurance is complicated, and it’s always wise to have expert help in navigating it. This is particularly true in the case of business interruption insurance. Whether you’re looking to: • Obtain coverage, • Renew existing coverage, or • File a claim under existing coverage, Your first step should be to approach one of the […]

Life Insurance during COVID-19

Monday, April 6th, 2020

We can help you get life insurance right now, without a physical exam Thinking that it’s past time to purchase or upgrade your life insurance – but wondering how you can get the necessary physical in this time of social distancing? Never fear, because we have the solution for you. During the coronavirus crisis, many […]

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, […]

Tight labor market means workers look for more in the way of benefits

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The coronavirus has shaken stock markets, but the economy has continued to add jobs. That’s great if you’re looking around for a new opportunity. But if you’re an employer seeking the kinds of workers you need for your business to succeed, it’s a challenging environment. It’s a matter of supply and demand. If you want […]

You CAN get affordable life insurance, even when you have diabetes

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

More than 30 million Americans live with diabetes, and too many of them think they’re not eligible for the life insurance they need – or, if they do qualify, it will cost too much. That’s just not the case. Not anymore. One of our life insurance companies just came out with a new product specifically […]

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 […]