The Importance of Contractors Insurance

Posted on: December 15, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

If you are a carpenter, drywall installer, electrician, landscaper, mason, or any other type of contractor and are not already aware of the importance of Contractors Insurance Programs, you’re jeopardizing your business! Contractors face risks every day, and can be held responsible for myriad liability issues. Insurance is a safety net that can protect you […] Read More

Prevent Injuries from Workplace Falls

Posted on: August 12, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

In some work environments, accidental falls are unusually common. Fortunately, slip-and-fall risks and many others are covered by a robust Virginia Commercial General Liability Insurance policy. According to the National Safety Council, a staggering percentage of worker’s compensation claims stem from fall-related injuries. Here are a few helpful tips to prevent injuries at the workplace. Follow […] Read More

Wearable Technology as a Risk Management Tool

Posted on: July 29, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

They’re definitely trendy, but wearable technologies are also useful for  a myriad tasks. From fitness trackers to VR headsets, it’s no wonder these devices have taken our culture by storm. However, could employers benefit from exploring wearable technology as a risk management tool? As we discuss how wearable technology can benefit your business, ensure your digital assets […] Read More

The Benefits of Going Green

Posted on: May 12, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

You probably already embrace some “green” practices in your personal life. For example, you may carry your groceries home in reusable bags, recycle, drive a hybrid vehicle, and turn up your AC when you’re not home. You may be surprised to learn about the benefits of going green to your business.  For a business owner, […] Read More

How to Reduce Your Workers Comp Claims

Posted on: April 14, 2016 by Goodrich & Watson

Regardless of what type of Virginia business you run – a restaurant, a manufacturing facility, a consulting business, or a retail store – you shouldn’t wonder if an employee will ever file a Virginia Workers Compensation claim. You should wonder when the next claim will occur. You may not be able to prevent all work-related […] Read More

VA Home Health Aides Have High Worker’s Comp Needs

Posted on: March 16, 2015 by Goodrich & Watson

Last month, National Public Radio (NPR) aired a special series entitled Injured Nurses which brought to light many of the struggles healthcare providers and nurses to keep themselves safe and injury free through the course of their work. According to data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), each year nursing employees suffer more than […] Read More