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China Hazards: On the Streets of Tourist Areas

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By Doyice Cotten

Foreign tourism is filled with hazards to safety, most important of which are 1) transportation accidents and 2) trip & falls when the tourist is seeing the sights and not looking where they are stepping. This risk is bad enough even when streets and sidewalks are hazard free. This is evidenced by a recent fall in Beijing by my wife, Mary. We were walking down the street and she tripped for no apparent reason, fell,

Fitness Equipment Clusters Available to the Public

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By Doyice Cotten

On December 14, Athleticbusiness.com ran an interesting story entitled Outdoor Gyms Gaining Popularity as Latest Weapon Against Obesity in which the author described a recent trend in the availability of fitness opportunities for adults.

The author discussed the trend of communities providing clusters of outdoor fitness equipment for the public. The author stated that such clusters are available in many locations, including New Orleans, St Petersburg, Los Angeles, Denver,

Bike Shop Risk Management Concerns -Part 6

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Part 6 of a 6 Part Series

This series is specifically aimed at the needs of Bike Shops, however much of it holds true for many other sport-related businesses. The first five articles are written by Scott Chapin who has 15 years of experience in insurance and specializes in insurance for Bike Shops.  He is with RJF,
a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company located in Minneapolis. This final article is written by Alexander Pendleton,

Bike Shop Risk Management Concerns -Part 5

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Part 5 of a 6 Part Series

This series is specifically aimed at the needs of Bike Shops, however much of it holds true for many other sport-related businesses. The first five articles are written by Scott Chapin has 15 years of experience in insurance and specializes in insurance for Bike Shops.  He is with RJF,
a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company located in Minneapolis.

 Does Your Insurance Policy Cover Shop Sponsored Rides?

Bike Shop Risk Management Concerns -Part 4

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Part 4 of a 6 Part Series

This series is specifically aimed at the needs of Bike Shops, however much of it holds true for many other sport-related businesses. The first five articles are written by Scott Chapin has 15 years of experience in insurance and specializes in insurance for Bike Shops.  He is with RJF,
a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company located in Minneapolis.

Frostbike 2012 Ramblings[1]
by Scott Chapin
RJF,

Bike Shop Risk Management Concerns -Part 3

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Part 3 of a 6 Part Series

This series is specifically aimed at the needs of Bike Shops, however much of it holds true for many other sport-related businesses. The first five articles are written by Scott Chapin has 15 years of experience in insurance and specializes in insurance for Bike Shops.  He is with RJF,
a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company located in Minneapolis.

Protecting Your Retail Bike Shop from Private-Labeled Part Liability[1]
by Scott Chapin
RJF,

Bike Shop Risk Management Issues – Part 2

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Part 2 of a 6 Part Series

This series is specifically aimed at the needs of Bike Shops, however much of it holds true for many other sport-related businesses. The first five articles are written by Scott Chapin has 15 years of experience in insurance and specializes in insurance for Bike Shops.  He is with RJF,
a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company located in Minneapolis.

 

Why All Bike Shop Insurance Isn’t Created Equal[1]
by Scott Chapin
RJF,

Bike Shop Risk Management Issues – Part 1

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Part 1 of a 6 Part Series

This series is specifically aimed at the needs of Bike Shops, however much of it holds true for many other sport-related businesses. The first five articles are written by Scott Chapin has 15 years of experience in insurance and specializes in insurance for Bike Shops.  He is with RJF,
a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company located in Minneapolis.

 

 

Insurance for Bike Events and Bike Shop Activities[1]
by Scott Chapin
RJF,

Inflatable House Risk Management

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By Doyice Cotten

Inflatable houses (also known as bounce houses) have been gaining in popularity across the country. Google “inflatable house manufacturers” and you will find dozens, if not hundreds, of manufacturers. You find these houses operated in permanent locations, at festivals, and even available for rental at your home for a birthday party.

All physical activities carry with them the risk of injury to the participant – and inflatable houses are no exception as thousands of participants are injured each year.

Do Sports Leagues Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

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Thanks to John Sadler for permission to run this article on SportWaiver.com. The article appeared on Sports Insurance Blog and should provide valuable information for many readers.

By John Sadler (Sadler & Company, Inc., Columbia, S.C.)

Are sports organizations such as leagues ever required to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance in lieu of Accident insurance when workers are paid? This is a complex issue with some gray areas and some exceptions to the general rule.