Commercial Insurance Updates from Matt
>> November 17, 2021: Approximately 100 questions were submitted to R&R Insurance and Chuck Palmer during the November 11th webinar. Most were answered but to be more complete, R&R Insurance has posted a blog on the top ten questions received on the ETS standard while we have also published a separate 26-page FAQ here.
>> November 11, 2021: R&R Insurance hosted a webinar with Chuck Palmer, an attorney from Michael Best and OSHA specialist, detailing the legal ramifications for business under the new OSHA ETS and vaccine mandate. Over 300 c-suite executives attended the webinar which went an hour over the allotted time due to the volume of quality questions. The recording is available here.
>> November 5, 2021: OSHA has published a new Emergency Temporary Standard, commonly referred to as the "Vaccine Mandate", which will have legal ramifications for businesses with 100 or more employees. The official standard is kept updated by the Federal Register here.
>> October 20, 2021: The Wall Street Journal published an article summarizing a 20% decline in Travelers profits. The losses suffered from Hurricane Ida and increasing auto claims is a driving cause for rising P&C rates across the country.
>> October 11, 2021: The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers published its Q2 2021 Commercial Property / Casualty Index. This 26-page document is an excellent summary on the rising property & casualty rates experienced by business throughout the United States on multiple lines of coverage.
Commercial Insurance Consultant
Matthew Prickette is a Commercial Insurance Consultant with R&R Insurance, Wisconsin’s largest family owned insurance agency.
Before joining R&R Insurance, he was the Vice President of Business Development at ERC: Counselors & Consultants.
His previous positions include Director of Business Development at ERC along with insurance advisor positions at McClone and Associated Financial Group. Focused on delivering value for his customers, he has a sensible approach to insurance cost reduction. With Matt’s background in personal and professional development he helps companies improve inefficiencies through process and training.
Prickette graduated locally from Pulaski High School and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
He currently serves on the Ridgeway Country Club board of directors where he is a two-term board president. Matt is also active with the United Way.
R&R Insurance Services, Inc.
Headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin with additional offices throughout the state, R&R Insurance is one of the largest family-owned independent insurance agencies in the United States serving a large manufacturing client-base.
We understand that as a manufacturer, you face difficult safety and workers’ compensation exposures. Your conditions and needs change frequently. OSHA regulations are revised and updated often. We work hard to assist you in these areas of exposure, stay on top of OSHA regulations and ensure that your insurance program is tailored for your unique risks and needs.