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New Jersey Contractor Fined $200K for Safety Hazards After Worker Injury

Apr 7 2021 // A Trenton, New Jersey-based contractor is being fined $201,000 after one of its employees suffered serious injuries when the roof beneath him collapsed. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health...

Florida Agents Join Consumer Advocate in Fight Against Contractor Fraud

Apr 6 2021 // As Florida insurers focus on addressing mounting losses in the state’s property insurance market with legislative reforms, rising rates and coverage restrictions, other stakeholders are working to educate consumers...

Contractor Fined $74K Over Asbestos-Tainted Debris at Oregon Site

Mar 26 2021 // A company has been fined over $74,000 for improperly sending asbestos-tainted debris to a landfill in Southern Oregon. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality described the violations as “major magnitude...

Amwins Launches Alarm Contractors Program

Mar 22 2021 // Amwins Program Underwriters has developed a new insurance coverage dedicated to alarm contractors that includes commercial general liability, professional liability, property and inland marine coverage. The program can be...

Oklahoma Contractor Again Cited for Trenching Hazards, Fined $205.5K

Mar 12 2021 // Federal officials have cited an Oklahoma construction contractor for exposing its employees to trenching and excavation hazards, violations for which it has been cited previously. OSHA cited Cherokee Pride Construction...

New Initiative by Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate Targets Contractor Fraud

Mar 9 2021 // In an effort to educate consumers about contractor fraud schemes that are contributing to increased insurance rates, Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate (ICA) Tasha Carter has launched a new educational initiative,...

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