A Bird's Eye View: Drones Bring a New Perspective to the Insurance Industry

A Bird's Eye View: Drones Bring a New Perspective to the Insurance Industry

ICC’s Senior Loss Control Representative, Glen Norton, has been a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Remote Pilot since 2016. This certificate requires an understanding of the regulations, operating requirements, and procedures for safely flying UAVs (Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles) or drones. Drones are tools that can provide improved data collection during the inspection process, including surveying the roof,...

Posted November 18, 2021
Biometric Tech: The Wave of the Future and a Violation of Privacy?

Biometric Tech: The Wave of the Future and a Violation of Privacy?

Illinois restaurants and bars are facing a new wave of class action lawsuits over their use of biometric information to identify customers and employees. Although Illinois may have the first and strictest set of laws about this type of information, business owners across the country should be prepared for their states to follow suit. Biometric information—think...

Posted October 11, 2021
The Perils of Being Pet-Friendly

The Perils of Being Pet-Friendly

A recent trend in the food and beverage industry is to allow dogs to accompany their owners when they grab a bite or enjoy a drink on the outdoor patio. This pet-friendly policy is a great way to attract more customers but is also a way to attract an increased risk to your liability

Posted September 13, 2021
Take a Closer Look at Functional Replacement Cost

Take a Closer Look at Functional Replacement Cost

Most business owners understand Replacement Cost and Actual Cash Value when it comes to insuring their building. However, they may not be familiar with Functional Replacement Cost. There are several situations in which this is a cost-effective and practical approach to building insurance. The most common application is when the

Posted August 19, 2021