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Controversial Law Suffers Early Legal Setbacks

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Jan 15, 2020

California’s controversial independent contractor law suffered its first two legal setbacks in January after trucking firms and independent truckers were able beat back a...

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Most Commercial Insurance Lines Seeing Increases

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Jan 10, 2020

A new report by Willis Towers Watson predicts that most commercial insurance lines will see increases in 2020 as the market continues to harden almost across the board, wit...

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How to Avoid Running Afoul of Wage and Hour Laws

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Jan 08, 2020

With increases in litigation and federal and state enforcement of wage and hour laws, employers should make sure they comply with laws at both the federal and state levels....

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Car Crashes a Leading Cause of High-severity Claims

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Jan 02, 2020

Traffic accidents continue to be one of the leading causes of high-severity workers’ comp claims, according to research. The National Council on Compensation Insurance...

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Coverage Gap Concerns as Cyber Threat Grows

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 29, 2019

Small and mid-sized businesses are increasingly bearing the burden of cyber threats, as criminals consider them low-hanging fruits that often do not have the resources in p...

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Safety Tips That You May Not Have Considered

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 26, 2019

As the New Year gets underway, now would be a good time to double down on your workplace safety efforts to see if there are any areas that you may be overlooking. While ...

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Top 10 Laws and Regulations Affecting Employers in 2020 (Part II)

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 20, 2019

6. Return of the individual mandate A new law brings back the individual mandate requiring Californians at least to secure health insurance coverage or face tax penalties....

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Top 10 Laws and Regulations for 2020

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 19, 2019

The new decade is starting off with a massive swell of important new laws and regulations that will affect California businesses. There are so many new laws and regulati...

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Commercial Crime Policies Cover Some Cyber Crimes

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 13, 2019

In some instances, a commercial crime insurance policy may offer coverage for money a company loses due to a cyber attack, a court has ruled. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court...

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More Firms Being Sued for Discrimination over Medical Marijuana

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Dec 11, 2019

More and more companies are being sued for discrimination by job applicants who have legally been prescribed medical marijuana, after they failed pre-employment drug screen...

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