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May 20, 2020
Webinar: How Ransomware Can Cripple Your Organization with One Wrong Click

Facts and Myths Related to Ransomware and Identity Theft Join us on Friday, June 19 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Central Time How would your organizat...

May 20, 2020
Dyste THIRD FRIDAY Webinar Series

Dyste Williams presents our exclusive Third Friday webinar series on educational topics that will help your organization manage risks, improve practic...

May 13, 2020
Managing Your Post-Coronavirus Brand

Author: Ted Dyste - President & CEO | Dyste Williams There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly disrupted businesses, both sma...

May 13, 2020
Entering the Next Phase of COVID-19: Reopening Your Practice

Author: Ted Dyste - President & CEO | Dyste Williams On​ May 5, Gov. Walz issued Executive Order 20-51 which allowed healthcare facilities ...

April 9, 2020
CARES ACT

CARES ACT - Small Business Loan Overview In response to the American economy reeling from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the federal governme...

March 17, 2020
Coronavirus: Increased Cyber Risks

Remote Access and Best Practices Cybercriminals are now leveraging our national crisis to target businesses of all sizes by launching cyberattacks an...

March 17, 2020
Coronavirus FAQs: Impact to Business Insurance and Employee Benefits

UPDATED 3/25/2020 As we are all facing unprecedented change and uncertainty, we wanted to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions ab...

March 12, 2020
Coronavirus: Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Does the Coronavirus create a workers' compensation exposure? The short answer is, not likely. Other than the fact that the Coronavirus is currently ...

March 6, 2020
Coronavirus: start preparing for potential impact to your business

As the Coronavirus continues to spread and the global impact increases, it’s time to consider the potential impact to your employees and business op...

March 6, 2020
Patients, Dentists & Courts, Oh My! How courts resolve claims against dentists.

Thursday, July 30, 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Saint Paul RiverCentre If you will be attending the MDA 2020 Star of the North Meeting, please join us f...

March 5, 2020
Keeping Your Head Above Water

The Danger Water Presents to Homeowners | March 2020 Author - Tony Rajkowski Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. ...

October 2, 2017
It Can Even Happen to an Insurance Agent

'Something Smells Hot...' I woke up on Sunday morning of Labor Day weekend to the smell of something burning. It was coming from my furnace room. T...

October 30, 2015
Protecting Your Business from Cyber Liability

Small Businesses and Cyber Risk With high profile data breaches (cyber liability claims) such as Anthem, Target and Home Depot, data security conti...

November 22, 2013
Common Interest Community Living

Increasingly, people are choosing to live in a Common Interest Community (CIC). CIC’s are condominiums, townhomes, twin homes and even single family...

August 9, 2012
Commercial General Liability Insurance for Nonprofits

At Dyste Williams, we advise many nonprofit organizations about liability issues. Most nonprofits are aware of the need for adequate Directors and Off...

July 31, 2012
Pre-Taxing Employee Benefits with a “Cafeteria Plan”

Section 125 of the Tax Code (Internal Revenue Code or IRC) is often called a “cafeteria plan”. It allows employees to pay for qualified benefits w...