Articles by Lisa Isom

Insurance Foresight-Disability Income and Long-term Care Insurance

One of the most frequent insurance topics my clients enquire about is disability insurance. Clients want to know whether it is the same as long-term care insurance.
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Insurance Foresight-Basic Coverage Considerations

Accuracy is a watchword in the surveying profession. In this column, I will provide information to aid you in accurately purchasing and/or pursuing insurance for your surveying firm.

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Protecting Your Best

Workers' compensation coverage, often referred to as workers' comp, is an insurance that pays employees who have been injured on the job. Benefits cover all medical costs related to the injury and disability benefits cover employees unable to return to work. Workers' comp also protects employers from lawsuits relating to workplace injuries and will typically eliminate the messy litigation between the employee and his/her employer should it arise. This coverage is state-run and almost universally required of businesses--only a few states do not require coverage and only a few types of companies (i.e., with five or fewer employees and in a few specified industries) are not required to have a policy in force.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


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2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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