Risk Insights: Virginia Human Rights Act and EPLI

In its recent decision the U.S. Supreme Court expanded the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Essentially, discrimination based on sex, which was already a protected class...

Risk Insights: Protecting Workers from Coronavirus

As concerns about the COVID-19 continue to rise, many employers are left to wondering what they can do to protect their workforce. This Risk Insights will examine what coronavirus is, how it spreads, and what employers can do to protect their workfor...

Risk Insights: Facing a Communicable Disease in the Workplace

The emergence of a virus in the workplace that fits the characteristics of a communicable disease as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is plausible given the fact that viruses develop rapidly and in conjunction with the...

Risk Insights: CARES Act

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law, which aims to provide relief for individuals and businesses that have been negatively affected by the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). The estimate...

Risk Insights: Water Damage

If you’re like most homeowners, when you think about your home and cherished possessions being subjected to significant physical damage the first threat that comes to mind is likely a large-scale natural disaster, and it’s not hard to understand why....