It’s easy to associate at-home fire protection with the colder months with the use of space heaters, fireplaces, decorative candles, and tangled strings of holiday lights. But, just because we’re less inclined to turn the heat on doesn’t mean we shouldn’t still be vigilant when it comes to protecting ourselves and our property from fire hazards. As…

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A few months into the Legislative Session and things at the Capitol are in full swing. There are now more than 20 bills that have been signed into law by the Governor, including two PIA priorities – and hopefully, more are on the way! Last week was an important step for PIA-backed Senate Bill 160/Assembly…

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As we transition from winter to spring, you may encounter fog on your daily commute or while running errands. Fog occurs when Mother Nature mixes cold air and warm air, causing water droplets or ice crystals to float in the air. Depending on where you live and other factors you may experience it more frequently…

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Despite not having enforced these provisions in recent history, the Department of Safety and Professional Services will once again be enforcing compliance with fire sprinkler requirements stated in Wis. Admin. Code SPS § 362.0903 starting on April 19th, 2021. Former Attorney General Brad Schimel had previously issued an official opinion in 2017 declaring that these…

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On February 26th, 2021, the United States Department of Labor and Employee Benefits Security Administration issued new guidance regarding group health plan deadline extensions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new guidance can be found HERE. Previous guidance had extended deadlines for employee benefit participants including timeframes for electing COBRA continued health coverage, making COBRA…

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Rather than slow down, as many industries did during the COVID-19 pandemic, construction work and volume has actually increased. Therefore, it is more important than ever for agents who write in the construction business to make sure that they have a solid legal background of the industry. There is a free legal webinar available from…

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