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Understanding Car Recalls: Better Safe Than Sorry

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Dog Bite Claims Can Take a Bite Our of Homeowners’ Wallets

While most dogs bring their owners great joy, some can present a source of trouble, with more than 4.5 million people bitten each year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. The Insurance Information Institute found that dog bite claims accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars in 2013. With […]

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Knoxville Insurance Agency Offers Local Residents Car Seat Safety Tips

Nine out of 10 parents leave the hospital with a newborn in an improperly installed car seat, according to a 2014 study. To help protect your bundle of joy, TIS Insurance Services, Inc. of Knoxville and its insurance carrier partner, The Hanover, are offering tips for parents on the proper use of child restraint systems. […]

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Top 10 OSHA Injury and Illness Recording Mistakes

Curtis Chambers, MS-OSH, CSP, of OSHA Training Services, Inc. recently posted the following OSHA Training blog discussing the Ten Most Common Mistakes Found on OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Forms. February 1st has arrived, which means that you have probably already reviewed your OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping forms for last year, filled out and […]

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Surety Bond Basics

Construction represents about 6.0% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product, according to the Center for Economic and Policy Research. This $975 billion industry is composed of nearly 798,000 construction companies and 6.2 million workers. According to Biz-Miner, about one in five contractors fails. Contract surety bonds serve to protect the project owner against contractor failure. […]

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Good Leaders Put Others First

by Raymond L. ‘Bunny’ Oakes, III   I truly believe that the main reason we are put on this earth is to serve others and make the world a better place. We have all heard the term, “born leader.” The many traits of a good leader vary from one person to another, but most share […]

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TIS Insurance Services printable 2015 Calendar

Please enjoy this printable calendar from TIS Insurance Services, Inc. TIS_printable_calendar2015

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The TIS Extreme Cold Weather Checklist

Old Man Winter has arrived here in East Tennessee and around the country. The forecast is for extremely cold weather so now is the time to begin preparing your home, business, pets, and yourself to ‘weather the storm.’ Extreme Cold Weather suggestions – •Frozen pipes – are often the result of freezing cold weather and […]

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Construction Industry Trends – Great Team Building for Great Success

Team building. It’s been around for a long time. But, for companies to become top contenders in their field, or even just to survive, new ideas and ways to increase productivity are needed. Many organizations have secretly used leadership teams for this purpose. Great leadership teams have been known to “exceed the expectations of the […]

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Health Care Reform

What does it mean for you? Changes are unique to your situation. How the health care reform law affects you varies greatly depending on your age, who you work for and many other factors. So what does it mean for you? Below is a list of how health care reform affects a number of common […]

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