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PolicyWire offers agents the latest industry news, best practices and tools they need to remain informed, serve their clients and stay ahead of the competition. If you are interested in receiving the latest news from PolicyWire, subscribe to our blog by completing the form on the right. 

July 20, 2018

10 Things Every Agent Should Know About AmTrust PAYO® (Pay-As-You-Owe®)

For 20 years, AmTrust has been helping our agents protect small and mid-sized businesses across America. We understand the unique challenges you face today in both growing your book of business and protecting your insureds. One of our proven business tools to help you do so, is PAYO® (Pay-As-You-Owe®), a seamless workers’ comp payment solution.  AmTrust PAYO continues to grow in popularity across the country with agents and insureds of all sizes.  And you’ll be happy to know that each of our Three PAYO Solutions allows you to remain agent of record to help you build a profitable workers’ comp book of business.

Categories: Workers' Compensation

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July 13, 2018

Six Things Every Agent Should Know about Our Workers' Comp Insurance

Working hard to provide reliable, affordable coverage

When it comes to workers’ comp insurance, every business wants options and value. At AmTrust, we can help you provide your customers with both. Main street businesses all over the country, and all over Pennsylvania, rely on the AmTrust name because we offer:

Categories: Workers' Compensation

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June 28, 2018

National Insurance Awareness Day: Three Ways Your Small Business Can Celebrate

June 28 has been designated as “National Insurance Awareness Day.” Although the origin of this designation is unknown, it is observed each year on this day to serve as a reminder to review your insurance policies and make sure your small business has the coverage it needs.

Categories: Workers' Compensation , Loss Prevention , Cyber Liability , Industry News , infographic , Risk Management

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June 12, 2018

June is National Safety Month: Tips to Help Avoid Workplace Accidents and Injuries

The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable injuries and deaths in the workplace, at home, and on the road by focusing on promoting safety through education, training, and providing a wealth of information resources. As part of this mission, the NSC has designated the month of June as “National Safety Month” to bring awareness to the importance of safety.

AmTrust supports the NSC’s mission of promoting a safer workplace and as such, we have provided some safety tips for helping prevent accidents or injuries in the workplace.

Categories: Workers' Compensation , Loss Prevention , AmTrust News , Risk Management

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March 6, 2018

Three insurance claims scenarios every agent should share with their insured

Insurance companies come across all kinds of claim scenarios. In this article, we will discuss three different scenarios and the coverages that apply (or may not apply) to them:

  • Slip and fall incident
  • FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Commission) investigation
  • EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) charge

These serve as great insurance claim examples to share with your clients of situations they may come across, and could help identify an exposure or a gap in coverage they might have.

Categories: Workers' Compensation , Financial Institutions , EPLI Coverage

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January 23, 2018

How to Spot Workers’ Comp Fraud

Did you know that one in 10 small businesses is worried that an employee on its team will fake an injury and commit workers’ comp fraud? In a recent article for Property Casualty 360˚, AmTrust’s resident workers’ compensation expert outlined six signs of a false workers’ compensation claim. Thankfully, he also offers several ways to spot the fake claim.

Categories: Workers' Compensation

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