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This section is designed to help keep our visitors informed of major events impacting the insurance industry. At Poms & Associates we are committed to respond quickly and appropriately to rapidly changing situations.

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Can Drones Help Save Our Forests?

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are making their mark in several commercial industries. As regulations become less of a restraint, more and more drones are taking on jobs, delivering packages, surveying construction sites, and even assisting the insurance industry in evaluating properties and assessing damage. The United States Forest Service (USFS) is […]

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5 Questions to Ask About Workplace Safety

One of the most important responsibilities you have as a business owner is to provide a safe work environment for your employees. Workplace safety becomes even more necessary the longer your company is in operation. Whether your business depends on hard labor or requires desk duty, you need a strategy for maintaining a safe environment. […]

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Expert Interview Series: David Stock of Divergent Travelers On Using Drones To Capture Inspiring Travel Photography

David Stock is a co-founder and content creator of Divergent Travelers Adventure Travel Blog. Together with his wife, Lina, they have traveled to 75+ countries on 6 continents. They are currently on a mission to experience and document the Top 100 Travel Adventures in the world. David is a professional drone pilot who has flown […]

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How are Drones Impacting Agriculture?

Science and technology come together in a variety of industries to increase production, streamline operations, and decrease risks. Commercial UAVs are a great example of this, and many different types of UAVs, also known as drones, are being used today to help businesses and industries, including the agriculture industry. When you think of farming, you […]

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Protecting Your Small Business with Cyber Insurance

Cyber security is a high-profile topic these days. Data breaches are more and more common, and businesses of all sizes are taking a second look at the ways they protect their operations and their customers. Cyber security is particularly important for small businesses. Though most carry small business insurance, policies may provide little-to-no cyber security […]

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UAVs and Holograms Make Fighting Forest Fires Safer

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as UAVs or drones, are becoming more and more popular in a variety of commercial areas. As the FAA refines its regulations concerning drones, UAV usage will only continue to increase. UAVs are not the only form of innovative technology making its way into our businesses and communities, and in […]

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Expert Interview Series: David Gonzalez of SkilledFlyer.com Discusses Drone Features, Applications, and Predictions For the Future

David Gonzalez is the owner and writer of SkilledFlyer.com, a website aimed at teaching people about radio-controlled drones. We recently caught up with David to pick his brain about the latest in drone technology, and to hear his thoughts on what the future holds for the drone industry. Tell us a bit about yourself. How […]

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Shopping for a Commercial Business Insurance Broker

Regardless of the size of your business, you know that having quality business insurance coverage is important. Choosing the right business insurance coverage for your individual needs is even more important, but shopping for it requires careful research and knowledge. You could take the time to do it yourself, or you could take advantage of […]

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Workers’ Compensation, Independent Contractors, and Your Small Business

Workers’ compensation insurance is an important part of any comprehensive business insurance package. Whether your business is large or small, workers’ comp protects your business if an employee becoming injured or disabled while on the job, and provides the employee with the financial assistance they need to recover. But what about independent contractors or freelancers? […]

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How Will Using Drones for Commercial Deliveries Impact the Retail Industry?

Commercial drones are making an impact on industries across the board, including the retail industry. Brick-and-mortar retailers and online retailers alike are beginning to consider commercial drones as a great way to reach customers in remote areas, making same-day deliveries to locations where traditional delivery might be difficult. Using drones to make retail deliveries has […]