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September 3, 2013
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PIPINO Perspective: The Risk Management Approach to Buying Insurance

by Mary T. Pipino, CPCU President & CEO, Donald P. Pipino Company LTD Do you think of buying insurance much like you think of buying any commodity?  If so, you are probably buying on price assuming the quality and coverage are the same.  Unfortunately, you may find out you do not have the coverage you thought…

July 31, 2013
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PIPINO Perspective: Where is the Value in Monitoring Certificates of Insurance?

by Mary T. Pipino, CPCU President & CEO, Donald P. Pipino Company LTD There is value in monitoring certificates of insurance (COI’s) but the monitoring process should be done by insurance professionals, coordinated with the legal documents requiring the coverage, integrated into a claims tendering format, and include COI document retention until statutes of limitations…