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Unemployment Checks To Go Out This Week, Cooper Says

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says the first round of unemployment payments made as part of COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts will go out this week. Gov. Cooper issued a statement March 30 that said…

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The Coronavirus Checklist: Safeguarding Your Business from COVID-19

Now is the time for North Carolina businesses to begin leading their way through the coronavirus crisis, starting with effective employee communication. Sentinel’s best piece of advice mirrors that of the CDC and other emergency…

Clearing Up the Confusion on OSHA Reporting

The questions, calls and emails come like clockwork to my inbox at the start of every new year, from clients concerned they might miss something relative to their federal OSHA reporting requirements. First, it’s important…

Directors and Officer insurance premiums on the rise

D&O To Feel Sting of Social Inflation in 2020

Trends are often hard to see coming until, one day, they bring about enough pain to get everyone’s attention. Commercial auto has been feeling the sting of social inflation, the trend once dubbed the “culture…

McDonald York Named Safety Lightkeeper of the Year

Sentinel Risk Advisors this week announced that McDonald York Building Company, a Raleigh-based construction firm with deep roots and a storied history, is the recipient of the risk management firm’s Lightkeeper Award, an annual recognition…

Sentinel Welcomes Byerly to Medical and Dental Group

Sentinel is pleased to welcome Sandra Byerly to the firm’s medical and dental group. Byerly, one of the Carolinas’ leading risk management experts for physicians and medical practice groups, will be the point of contact…

Sara Biggs to Lead Medical and Dental Group

Sentinel welcomes Sara Biggs as director of medical and dental services, a dual development and account executive role that will see her lead risk management efforts for more than 3,000 physicians and medical practices in…

Support and Service for NC Dentists

These are trying times for North Carolina dentists and dental practices. But here’s a bit of good news. Your practice and your profession are supported by some of the best resources available in the nation.…

Better Ways to Support Employees than Onsite Daycare

Sometimes it takes a global pandemic to remind us how amazingly resilient we are as human beings. In less than a fortnight, millions of Americans have taken their upended lives and are somehow, someway, making…

Unemployment Checks To Go Out This Week, Cooper Says

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says the first round of unemployment payments made as part of COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts will go out this week. Gov. Cooper issued a statement March 30 that said…

Determining Business Interruption Claims

The Question: Will my business income coverage apply to losses sustained during the coronavirus crisis? Short answer: Probably not. The reality is that most businesses will not be covered for losses attributable to COVID-19, unless…