Active shooter/workplace violence insurance programs vary widely from one policy to the next. Each insurer has a different idea of which risks should be covered and at what cost, obliging buyers to weigh each policy provision carefully to make sure they have all the coverage they need. It’s not safe to assume your standard business […]
Active shooter incidents almost always happen where people work or live. Therefore, it’s impossible to ignore the links between mass shootings and workplace/domestic violence. As the accompanying table shows, just 9.4% of active shooter incidents between 2000 and 2013 happened in an open space, according to the FBI. The rest happened primarily in workplaces, except […]
It’s never really over. The impact of an active-shooter event lingers for years. Families and co-workers struggle to heal after losing loved ones. Businesses lose revenue and consider relocating. Attorneys file lawsuits to recapture monetary losses. And the losses pile up as the years pass. Sandy Hook Elementary School had to be rebuilt from the […]
Hotels, like any other locations with large numbers of people, provide an attractive target for lone-wolf attackers planning mass shootings. The massacre in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, made the risk tragically clear. Lawsuits against MGM, owner of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, started piling up within days after a man opened fire […]
As the threat of workplace violence increases, so does the need for Active Shooter Insurance. Our infographic on statistics for active shooters in the workplace environment will help you understand the dangers that workplaces face, and how you can mitigate it. Join our Webinar: What do active shooter and workplace violence insurance policies cover?
By taking precautions for the possibility of an active shooter, an organization reduces the dangers to workers.