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Including Legal Documents in Your Emergency Preparedness Plan

September is National Preparedness Month, a month that’s in the middle of the June 1 through November 30 hurricane season. In 2018, the theme of National Preparedness Month is “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” In this post, we’ll share tips to help you create a plan to protect your important documents in case of Read the full article…

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5 Ways Commercial Drivers Can Use Legal Insurance Benefits

Without a doubt, one of the most important assets a commercial driver can have is a clean driving record. And, because a commercial driving license is federally regulated, professional drivers must meet higher driving standards than a typical driver. If you are a motor carrier, you know that having drivers with clean records is one Read the full article…

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What to Know About Personal Injury Law

Members of our legal benefits plans have access to attorneys who can assist them with personal injury claims. Personal injury law deals with injuries and/or damage that may have been caused by negligence. A personal injury attorney handles cases arising from a wide range of events, such as traffic accidents, defective products, workplace accidents, and Read the full article…

Creating a Will: Why DIY Documents Aren’t Right for Everyone

Nowadays, you can find information and resources on virtually every topic imaginable on the internet—including forms and instructions for creating a will without the help of an attorney. But, just because you can do something doesn’t necessarily mean it’s in your own best interests. (Ask anyone who watches a scary movie before bed while eating Read the full article…

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Voluntary Employee Benefits Trends of 2018

According to an article on BenefitsPro.com titled On Trend: 9 Top Voluntary Benefits for 2018, legal plans are a desired voluntary benefit. The article notes how, at one time or another, most people need legal services, and legal plans provide “convenient, affordable and reliable legal consultation with a licensed attorney.” And, here’s a sentence worth Read the full article…

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Employer Insurance Flexibility with Voluntary Benefits

Being a human resource professional isn’t always easy in 2018, in part because of the ongoing debate and ever-evolving expectations about the portion of employer insurance law associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With voluntary benefits, though (fortunately!), the situation is much different! Voluntary Benefits: A Breath of Fresh Air! When you offer your Read the full article…

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