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2018 Defense Counsel Seminar (OMSNIC Law School) Recap James Q. Swift, DDS - Chair of the OMSNIC Board
  A Risk Management Newsletter from OMSNIC Feature Article - Reducing the Incidence of Failure to Diagnose Claims: Colin Bell, DDS, MSD - Patient Safety and Risk Management Committee Member
Learn more about  Professional Liability and Medical Malpractice
An annual $5,000 scholarship is offered by the MSDA Foundation to dental students who have a heart for service and have demonstrated a history of excellence in both academics and service activities in their communities. There are two (2) scholarships available in the amount of $2,500 yearly OR one (1) scholarship in the amount of $5,000 yearly.
  Life Science is a growing and complex industry and with that comes liability and risk. Make sure your company is insured by someone who knows the ins-and-outs of it all. Call us to see how JLK Group can help.  "Chubb Small Commercial Insurance (SCI) now delivers specialized insurance solutions for your life sciences clients that minimize loss potential and protect their bottom lines. Chubb offers a suite of property and liability products tailored to small life sciences firms, including:
  Jack McCalman of The McCalmon Group, Inc. writes about a large number of individuals who have experienced a cyber breach within the last 3 years. He notes that a negative experience with cybercrime ultimately enhances awareness about it and offers some tips on how to keep yourself and your employees ahead of any breach.
  "The Hartford has committed $2 million to help the Junior Fire Marshal program reach an additional 1.5 million children by the end of 2019. Based on our own research, we’re teaching fire prevention and safety in the 100 U.S. cities with the highest home fire risk.
  Matt Hunter from Chubb Personal Risk Services writes about the risk factors of garden fire during hot weather months. "Mulch is flammable and can be very hard to extinguish once it catches fire. If the mulch is in close proximity to, or touching, the side of a home, the fire could easily spread to the structure. In hot, dry weather, mulch can dry out quickly, increasing the fire danger." To learn about preventative measures when starting your Spring garden, read the full article.  
Most people know that they need Homeowners Insurance when they purchase a home but they go without Renters Insurance when renting a house or apartment. Here are a few reasons why you should invest in Renters Insurance.