Workers’ Compensation fraud is a widespread, expensive problem. The National Insurance Crime Bureau estimates it costs around $7.2 billion per year including employer, employee, provider and third-party administrator fraud. This article focuses on employee fraud prevention. Employee Fraud Defined When an employee knowingly makes a false representation of a material fact to obtain workers’ compensation […]Continue Reading Preventing Workers’ Comp Fraud
A workplace wellness program offers clearly defined policies and activities which promote employee well-being. These may include informational sessions or hands-on activities. Studies show increasing employee well-being increases employee retention, morale, and productivity. It also reduces workers’ compensation claims, administrative costs, and minimizes your premiums. Basically, healthy employees cost you less. Return on Investment Evidence […]Continue Reading A Workplace Wellness Program Can Increase Employee Satisfaction & Reduce Workers’ Comp Costs
January Is National Bath Safety Month and Partee Insurance wants to make sure your bathroom is safe for the seniors and children in your life. Sometimes an overlooked area, the bath or bathroom is often a common area where seniors have accidental falls. The good news is that these falls can be prevented with these […]Continue Reading National Bath Safety Month Tips
It’s a New Year and you probably want to kick off 2018 by focusing on some of your hobbies. Since January is National Hobby month, we want to highlight some hobbies that can impact your insurance rates. Many people already realize that they need additional insurance for hobbies involving costly items such as expensive musical […]Continue Reading How Your Hobbies Can Impact Your Insurance
It’s a new year and we want to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions for 2018. Here are some simple steps you can take to make sure you stick to your goal and crush it! Start Small Take baby steps. This will help you stay the course and reach your ultimate goal. […]Continue Reading How to Stick to Your New Years Resolutions
Now that the holiday season is here, businesses typically throw a party for their staff to show their appreciation. You might invite customers to join in the festivities, too. However, holiday celebrations include risks and if you’re hosting a party you need to understand them. Here are some of risks surrounding holiday parties and what […]Continue Reading Holiday Party Liability Concerns
The end of the year is a great time to catch up with your agent to review your coverage. Here are just a few benefits of reviewing your insurance on an annual basis. Reassess Home Value Most people take out an insurance policy when they buy their home, and then renew it each year. Unfortunately, […]Continue Reading The Importance of an Annual Insurance Review
Most people know that renters insurance covers their personal possessions in their apartment if someone robs them or if there’s a disaster, but only 41% of renters have policies. Perhaps renters need to take a look at these often overlooked benefits – which offer even more reasons to buy this very affordable insurance coverage. Additional […]Continue Reading 7 Overlooked Benefits of Renters Insurance
In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we want to keep you informed on how to protect you and your loved ones. Here is an infographic to you can save and print. American Diabetes Month infographic Infographic: Type 2 diabetes affects around 27.6 million Americans, and another 86 million are thought to have ‘prediabetes’, meaning […]Continue Reading National Diabetes Awareness
You can’t always count on other people to do the right thing when it comes to their auto insurance. Unfortunately, many people drive with no insurance or too little coverage. Here’s what to do to protect you and your family. Understand State Minimum Liability Coverage California law requires you carry liability coverage to help pay […]Continue Reading Handling an Accident with an Uninsured Driver
Substance abuse in the workplace endangers workers and your business. Here are some of the most common workplace issues surrounding substance abuse and what you can do to minimize your risks. Prevalence in California According to a 2015 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration study, alcohol and marijuana are the most commonly used drugs […]Continue Reading Dealing with Substance Abuse in the Workplace
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a campaign run across the nation to increase awareness of this disease. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women; this means 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. While the odds may be low, men may also be diagnosed with breast cancer, […]Continue Reading October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Businesses need to use extra caution when they hire subcontractors to perform work on behalf of their company. Companies may assume that their contractor has proper insurance to protect their employees, but this isn’t always the case. Unfortunately, your business is at risk when a sub-contractor does not protect their employees. It is important you […]Continue Reading How Hiring Subcontractors Can Impact Your Workers’ Comp Coverage
In honor of self-improvement month, Partee Insurance has come up with a comprehensive list of what you can do to create small positive changes in your life. Eat Healthier: Live for not only today but for tomorrow and the future. Start to add more whole foods to your diet to help fight against disease such […]Continue Reading Four Steps to Self-Improvement
Sourcing lower California auto insurance premiums doesn’t mean you have to cut your coverage. Insurance companies consider many factors when they calculate your premiums and you can use this to your advantage. Consider the following when shopping for insurance: Check Before You Buy Looking to buy a vehicle? Check the crash ratings, repair costs, and […]Continue Reading Reduce Your CA Auto Insurance Rates Without Sacrificing Coverage
Here at Partee Insurance, we want to make sure your family is safe and protected. In honor of Baby Safety Month, we have compiled a list of things to look for in your home to ensure your child is safe. Clutter: Look for loose change, paper clips, staples, anything that could be considered a […]Continue Reading Baby Safety Month Checklist
In honor of Water Quality Month, we want to make sure your family is safe from any bacteria or contaminants that may be housed in your water supply. Here are the steps that you need to take to test your water quality: If your home is connected to public water, your water is […]Continue Reading Afraid of Contamination? Test Your Water Quality Today.
Many insurance companies and many policy options exist, so it’s important you find the correct coverage to suit your needs. But, buying without expert advice often means that you’ll end up paying more money for less coverage. Here are just a few reasons why working with an independent agent offers you more. Saves Time An […]Continue Reading Benefits of Working with an Independent Insurance Agent
Many people choose an insurance company based on convenience. If your parents use a particular company for car insurance, you might use them too. If you buy a house, your real estate agent might recommend someone and you may rely on their judgment without much consideration. Of course cost is important. You may do your […]Continue Reading 5 Reasons To Combine Your Home & Auto Policies With One Agency
Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine with family and friends. On National Family Fun Month, we want to share with you some fun ideas on what you can do with your family. Today we are going to focus on family picnics. There are many inexpensive and fun way to […]Continue Reading Looking For Some Family Summer Fun?
We all know we’re supposed to eat them because they are healthier, but WHY are they healthier? Let’s look at some of the benefits from eating our fruits & vegetables.Continue Reading WHY we should eat our Fruits & Veggies
Not everyone has kept their New Years Resolutions this long into the year. That’s why we want to celebrate National Nutrition Month and keep the healthy times going!Continue Reading Celebrate National Nutrition Month!
Did you know that the City of Hope uses more blood and platelets than any other major medical center in Southern California?Continue Reading Donate Blood to City of Hope Today!
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Let Partee Insurance retire your American Flag wand present you with a new flag to help show your patriotism.Continue Reading Retire Your Flag at Partee Insurance
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA), was established requiring covered employers to provide safe working conditions in the workplace. Covered employers are required to post the OSHA 300A summary form. In California, employers who are covered by the Cal/OSHA regulations are required to post the annual 300A summary form beginning on February 1 through April 30. The summary form must be signed and certified by a company executive. Post the form in a common area where all employee notices are posted.Continue Reading Cal/OSHA Recordkeeping Posting Reminder!
As summer draws near, you may face a blackout from heavy winds, thunderstorms or power system overload. You could even be dealing with a power outage caused by a car running into a utility pole as thousands of customers of CL&P in East Hartford, Conn., did on April 22Continue Reading Don’t be Caught Off-Guard in a Power Outage
The national average auto insurance premium is $927.58, and all of the most expensive states for auto insurance have average premiums that are higher than that.Continue Reading New Jersey the Most Expensive State for Auto Insurance
Last Wednesday we brought you the top 10 most dangerous vehicles by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This Wednesday, we bring you the top 10 safest vehicles!Continue Reading IIHS Gives Top 10 Safest Cars to Drive
Did you know that you can get other insurance policies besides home, auto, health, life, etc.? Celebrities in particular are acutely aware of such policies as many of them have had some interesting things insured over the years.Continue Reading Celebs Insure the Darnedest Things
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has issued a new report on the 10 vehicles with highest ‘death’ rates in an accident per 1,000,000 registered vehicles.Continue Reading What are the Top 10 Most Dangerous Vehicles?
Each year OSHA (Federal) publishes the top 10 most frequently cited violations to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so that they can take steps to eliminate and correct the hazards in the workplace. The following is a list of the most frequently cited violations from worksite inspectionsContinue Reading OSHA’s TOP 10 MOST FREQUENTLY CITED VIOLATIONS
Employee theft costs businesses an estimated hundreds of billions of dollars each year. “Business owners spend a significant amount of time and resources protecting their business from a variety of risks, whether it’s liability for their products or services or severe weather,” said Helen R. Savaiano, president of management liability at The Hanover Insurance.Continue Reading Save Your Business From Employee Theft