Author: John Hannon

Live Well, Work Well

COLD OR FLU? Though the common cold and seasonal influenza share several symptoms, there are points of differentiation that will help you identify which you may have in order to seek proper treatment. It is important to tell the difference, as the flu can result in more serious health complications, while the cold likely will […]

Beat the Summer Heat!

Summer heat can be more than uncomfortable—it can be a threat to your health, especially for older adults and children. Whatever your age, don’t let the summer heat get the best of you. Heat Exhaustion Heat exhaustion occurs when a person cannot sweat enough to cool the body, usually the result of not drinking enough […]

Recognize Attractive Nuisance Dangers

An attractive nuisance is defined as a building, object or other area that attracts visitors who may or may not be welcome. These areas may not be properly fenced in or contain warning signs of their impending dangers. Attractive nuisance injuries can be quite serious, and sometimes even fatal; yet they are often preventable. Employers […]

Benefits of Non-owned Auto Liability Insurance

Regardless of the industry you operate in, it’s likely your employees need to operate vehicles for tasks like client visits, product deliveries and product pickups. While larger organizations often provide insured company vehicles to their staff for daily use, small and medium-sized businesses often don’t have that luxury.If employees use personal vehicles for business-related activities […]

Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Crucial for Small Businesses

According to a recent study, more than half of all claims filed for employment-related liabilities are against employers with fewer than 50 employees. Alarmingly, the study also reveals that not even 2 percent of small businesses have employment practices liability (EPL) coverage. High Price Tag Employment-related claims can be extremely costly, especially in cases that […]

Privacy and Cyber Security

With the enormous amount of sensitive information stored digitally, companies need to take the proper measures to ensure this data is never compromised. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of business owners to protect their clients’ data. Failing to do so can result in a data breach, which costs companies billions of dollars every year. Understanding […]

EPIC adds Broker/Producer Tim House in Fresno

San Francisco, CA. and Fresno, CA (October 4, 2017) – EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tim House has joined the firm as a Property & Casualty Insurance Broker/Producer in EPIC’s Fresno, California office. House will be responsible for new business development and […]

EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team Named to 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers

San Francisco, CA and Houston, TX. (September 28, 2017) – EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Retirement Rob Massa and Ascende Wealth Advisers Inc., EPIC’s Retirement Consulting Team, has been named to the 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers. […]

EPIC’s Tom Mackey to Present on Protecting Manufacturing Operations from Cyber Security Threats at Next Generation Manufacturing Event

San Francisco, CA and Atlanta, GA. (September 26, 2017) – EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Tom Mackey will present at the Seventh Annual Next Generation Manufacturing Signature Event on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. Mackey’s […]