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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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Defibrillator-Equipped Drones Could Save Lives

Cardiac arrest, in which the heart suddenly stops effectively pumping blood throughout the body, is among the leading causes of death in the United States, with more than 350,000 EMS-assessed cardiac arrests occurring in the US every year. Cardiac arrest is often mistaken for a heart attack, but while a heart attack may lead to […]

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How Can You Improve Your Workplace Healthcare Services?

The health and safety of your workplace can have a profound effect on employee productivity. Whether your business is small and local, or large-scale and global, the health of your workers should always be a priority. For successful companies, keeping employees healthy and safe means having a solid plan and program in place. Workplace safety […]

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5 Questions About Business Insurance Answered

When you run a business, whether it be big or small, there are always risk factors that can threaten to undermine the business’ success and stability. Decreasing these risks to property and employees, and ideally preventing them, will be your primary goal, but in the event that the best preparation cannot keep your business safe […]

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Vineyard Owners Are Using Commercial UAVs to Battle Climate Changes – Here’s How

Changes in weather patterns, precipitation and temperatures are having a profound effect on crops around the world. These changes in climate are being felt from the vast interior plains of the Central U.S. to the temperate coastal growing areas of the West. Vineyards are being adversely affected by the changes, and because of the time […]

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Expert Interview Series: Vishnu Kadamatt of Droney Bee On Tips And Trends To How To Be The Best Drone Operator

Vishnu Kadamatt is a software professional by trade. He is enthusiastic about artificial intelligence, sUAS, RC crafts, tinkering with electronics and building DIY robots. He is also a night time philosopher, star gazer and loves physics, mathematics, economics, psychology, fantasy, Sci-Fi and futurology. He is the founder of DroneyBee. DroneyBee is a group of drone/UAV […]

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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 […]