Big I NY’s Spoooooky Thoughts

By Sue Keegan , AIC, MBA, Learning & Development Manager​Big I NY is celebrating Halloween all month long.  Enjoy some music,  videos, and scary stories - if you dare.​Friends, this podcast is goooood and spoooookyBe sure and tell 'em Large Marge sent yaDon Henley and spoooooky?  Say it isn't so​Tale of the 13 Curves (right in my backyard for crying out loud​Quoth Bart Simpson, nevermoreShare your favorite local haunted legends with us.  ​​Email

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Why Do the Limits on a Workers Comp Policy Matter?

​Question from a Big I NY member: Hi Tim. Work Comp question for you. How come some policies have different limits shown than others? Work comp is unlimited isn’t it? I never really had a good answer on this issue.Answer: By “limits,” I assume you mean the Employers Liability Limits shown in Item 3.B. in the Declarations. It is true that, for most employments, Employers Liability Insurance is unlimited in New York. The NY WC manual states that endorsement WC 31 03 08, New York Limit of Liability Endorsement, must be attached to all policies that list New York under Item 3.A. in the Declarations.…

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Congrats to the NY 2020 Best Practices Agencies

 ​​The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big I), and Reagan Consulting are proud to present the 2020 Best Practices Agencies:NEW YORKAustin & Co., Albany Curabba Agency, Middletown Gilroy, Kernan & Gilroy, New Hartford Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Syracuse Mackoul Risk Solutions, Island Park Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Poughkeepsie Merriam Insurance Agency, Schenectady Metz Wood Harder dba MetzWood Insurance, Chatham Mirabito-Gresham Insurance & Bonds Agency, Vestal Rose & Kiernan, East Greenbush Seely & Durland, Warwick The Connors Agency, Mechanicville Tompkins Insurance Agencies, Batavia Walsh Duffield Companies, Buffalo York International Agency, Harrison​Congratulations! For a full list of all of the 2020 Best Practices Agencies, click here.​​​Source

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