Month – July 2008

What’s in a Name? Part 3

Knowledge Knugget, 7/31/08 Continuing our quest to find the perfect name for our Insured, let’s talk about DBAs. What is a “DBA”? Generally, a “DBA” is a trade name your insured has registered with state or local agencies, as required, in order to use that name in the public domain. The DBA may or may […]

What’s in a Name? Part 2

Knowledge Knugget, 7/24/2008 Back to our friends at Acme Corp/Beta Corp and their naming challenges….. If Acme Corp. had not merely changed its name to Beta Corp. but had actually had a change in ownership, had reincorporated, or had taken on investors who acquired a majority interest in the company, there could be significant interruptions […]

What’s in a Name?

Knowledge Knugget, 7/17/2008 Because professional liability coverage is established through the definition of professional services, and because the coverage is written predominantly on a claims-made basis, the issue of who is named as insured, and when, can make or break your coverage. There are several situations in which the naming of the insured and the […]

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