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Risk Control
  • Martin Mick
  • 25 March 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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In defense of Certificates of Insurance

First, let's take this quiz. Which do you hate more?

  • April 15th
  • The dentist
  • Certificates of Insurance
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Risk Control
  • Martin Mick
  • 18 March 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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5 ways tracking Certificates of Insurance will reduce your risk exposure.

Here are five benefits derived from tracking certificates of insurance:

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Risk Control
  • Martin Mick
  • 11 March 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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Protect against those dreaded action over insurance claims.

When it comes to double-dipping, most people think of ice cream. However, there's another, much less pleasant kind that relates to an employee injured on the job who collects workers' compensation and then sues a third party for contributing to the employee's injury.

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Risk Control
  • Martin Mick
  • 4 March 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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Aligning contractual insurance requirements with perceived risk.

Determining the appropriate level of insurance requirements to include in the contract can be a vexing task. In this article we discuss some key issues and show examples of actual insurance requirements in use for a variety of risk types.

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COI Essentials
  • Martin Mick
  • 25 February 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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Fraudulent Certificates of Insurance continue to be a source of concern.

Although almost all U.S. states now have laws on their books regulating the issuance of Certificates of Insurance, problems continue to plague the process and fraud remains a major concern.

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COI Essentials
  • Martin Mick
  • 18 February 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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Certificate of Insurance tracking - eight rules you must follow.

There are a lot of things that can go wrong when dealing with certificates of insurance (COIs). Mistakes are made, things fall through the crack and some important details are completely overlooked. The checklist below covers the most common problems found in issuance, collection, evaluation, notification and monitoring of COIs.

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COI Essentials
  • Martin Mick
  • 11 February 2017
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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Double your COI compliance in 30 days.

Yes, it can be done, but like all complex processes it requires discipline, attention to detail, and consistency.

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COI Essentials
  • David Stewart
  • 21 January 2017
  • David Stewart is the National Account Executive for the Pacific Region of Docutrax. He is a licensed insurance broker and former underwriter.
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Five things you probably didn't know about ACORD and Certificates of Insurance.

We take the ACORD form for granted, we see hundreds every day, but many people find the whole certificate of insurance process confusing. Here's a few questions we get asked all the time:

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Process Improvement
  • David Stewart
  • 9 January 2017
  • David Stewart is the National Account Executive for the Pacific Region of Docutrax.
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Having a Certificate of Insurance on file isn't enough.

Once we finally receive the much sought after Certificate of Insurance and place it in our electronic folder we sigh with relief. Well not so fast...

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Process Improvement
  • Martin Mick
  • 27 December 2016
  • Martin Mick is the co-founder and CEO of Docutrax.
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Why your compliance is low.

We all know the challenges of tracking certificates of insurance and maintaining proper coverage compliance – too many moving parts, technically complex, not enough resources, not enough knowledge, or time, and so on. But wait a minute. At the end of the day, are these reasons or excuses? Is something else going on?

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COI Essentials
  • David Stewart
  • 21 November 2016
  • David Stewart is the National Account Executive for the Pacific Region of Docutrax.
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Certificate of Insurance basics.

There are numerous topics of discussion available on the internet pertaining to certificates of insurance (COI). However, there is very little information regarding the management of certificates of insurance and other related insurance documents.

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Insurance Law
  • David Godwin, Esq.
  • 13 September 2016
  • G. David Godwin, Esq. is an attorney with the global law firm Squire Patton Boggs.
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COI showing the holder as Additional Insured not binding on the insurer.

Facts:On June 16, 2016, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Indiana affirmed the general rule that certificates of insurance cannot alter the terms of a policy.

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COI Essentials
  • David Stewart
  • 13 September 2016
  • David Stewart is the National Account Executive for the Pacific Region of Docutrax.
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You're telling me they don't have coverage?

When was the last time you or someone within your organization reviewed the insurance provisions contained in your various lease and vendor agreements?

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