Business Travelers Should Prepare for Risks This Fall, Chubb Advises

WARREN, NJ (PRWEB) September 15, 2014

As businesses gear up for fall meetings and conferences, experts stress that business travelers need to take steps now to protect themselves from infectious disease outbreaks, terrorist activities and other potentially life-threatening situations around the globe.

The Ebola virus in Africa and the chikungunya virus in the Caribbean, as well as terrorist activities in the Middle East, demonstrate the need for employers and their employees to think about personal safety while traveling outside the United States, said Jim Villa, senior vice president of Chubb Accident & Health. Employers have a duty of care to their employees who travel. Some prudent companies have relocated business meetings and events to alternative destinations.

Villa advised all travelers to check the list of travel alerts and warnings from the U.S. Department of State which now includes Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Thailand, Egypt and Mexico and from the Centers for Disease Control before they book their trips and pack their bags.

Whether you are traveling on business or for pleasure, you should be prepared for uprisings flaring up at virtually any moment even in the safest places, he said. You should also know how to get help if you become ill, injured in an accident or are a crime victim.

Villa also suggests that travelers:

Raise conflict awareness. Inquire about possible political strife in the planned destination. Avoid political demonstrations and other rowdy situations.

Do research. Study the culture of the country and be knowledgeable about native customs to avoid standing out as a tourist or being viewed as disrespectful.

Check health insurance policies. Some policies do not provide money to the insured up front, which could be a problem because many foreign hospitals require large payments before admitting a foreign patient.

Dont try to be the hero. Dont attempt to defuse a dispute single-handedly. Contact local authorities for help.

Make sure to secure travel insurance. If you are traveling on business, your employer may provide you with insurance coverage including medical evacuation and other assistance in the event of an emergency. Similar coverage is available for purchase for personal travel.

Chubbs BTA 360oSM business travel accident policy for commercial customers and Signature PassportSM for personal customers provide insurance coverage for excess medical, emergency medical evacuation, lost or delayed baggage and other expenses. BTA 360 and Signature Passport customers also can obtain emergency assistance from a global network of crisis response centers staffed by multilingual representatives 24 hours a day. They also have access to a mobile-optimized travel risk management website, which includes up-to-date country and city risk ratings, real-time security alerts, local health, safety and security reports, travel risk mitigation tips and transportation information.

About Chubb

Since 1882, members of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies have provided property and casualty insurance products to customers around the globe. These products are offered through a worldwide network of independent agents and brokers. The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is known for financial strength, underwriting and loss-control expertise, tailoring products for the needs of high-net-worth individuals and commercial customers in niche markets and select industry segments, and outstanding claim service.

The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is the marketing term used to describe several separately incorporated insurance companies under the common ownership of The Chubb Corporation. The Chubb Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and, together with its subsidiaries, employs approximately 10,000 people throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. For more information regarding The Chubb Corporation, including a listing of the insurers in the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, visit


Life Insurance for Seniors – Clients Can Find 3 Important Policies That Provide Insurance During Retirement!

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Chiropractor in Sugar Land Offers Complimentary Consultation and Exam for a Limited Time

Sugar Land, Texas (PRWEB) August 30, 2014

Sugar Land Health Center, a local chiropractic center, has released an offer to the residents of Sugar Land and surrounding towns. Treating patients with migraine headaches, neck pain, lower back pain, sciatica, tingling and numbness, fibromyalgia, dizziness, digestive issues, herniated or bulging discs, and carpal tunnel are just a few services provided at Chiropractor Sugar Land. Conveniently located in the heart of Sugar Land, Texas (considered the healthiest city in Texas), Dr. Steve Harris and his dedicated staff of professionals have treated over 11,000 patients, from infants to the elderly, suffering from a wide variety of conditions.

Chiropractic care can help reduce or eliminate the stress on nerves, allowing the body systems to function properly again. Any trauma, pain or injury should be checked out by a competent and skilled chiropractor that recognizes the smallest signs and symptoms that something is out of place. While the typical health care approach involves treating the symptom that is bothering the patient, Dr. Steve Harris takes a whole-body (holistic) approach with his patients. Whether someone is suffering from a minor injury to the knee, or has been dealing with a chronic illness for years, he treats the entire body to ensure that all functions are properly rehabilitated after such an injury or condition.

How does he do this? He offers specific, individualized chiropractic techniques and exercises, tailored nutritional counseling based on chiropractic care, patient education not just limited to the patient but the entire family, including small children, and personalized full-body care, as well as accelerated weight loss programs and counseling. In this way, he can truly change the condition of the patient from one of illness and injury to one of health and wellness.

Sugar Land Health wants to make their unique approach to health care accessible to all residents of Sugar Land. Dr. Harris doesn’t want cost to be a factor preventing locals from experiencing this new approach to health care. For a limited time, the office in Sugar Land is offering a free consultation and exam to all new patients, which is a huge savings. With this special offer, Dr. Harris intends to make chiropractic treatment more accessible to the local residents of Sugar Land.

To see if chiropractic is the right option, go to or call 281-968-5314 today. Its never too late to start the journey to health and wellness. There is no friendlier or more professional experience. Try Chiropractor Sugar Land, where the focus is not on the site of pain, but on the entire body.

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Hwy 6 S Houston, TX 77077

(281) 980-1050

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Komodo Cloud, LLC Names Mohit Sen, SVP Strategic Services

Rolling Hills Estates, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014

Komodo Cloud, LLC, a leader in IT transition and transformation services for enterprises, SIs and ISVs, today announced the appointment of Mohit Sen as Senior Vice President of Strategic Services. Mohit joins Komodo Cloud after 27 years in consulting and corporate IT where he built a career delivering strategic solutions with measurable results. With Komodo, he will lead the companys Strategic Services practice, providing advisory, M&A integration, cost optimization and other strategic consulting services to mid-market customers.

Mohits choice to join Komodo Cloud further enhances Komodos growing position in the IT marketplace. With Komodo Cloud, Mohit will advise clients on migrating from on-premise to cloud-based systems, noted Eric Hughes, CEO for Komodo Cloud, LLC

Mohits career has spanned increasingly senior roles with national and international consulting organizations, such as Accenture, Diamond, and CSC. In these roles he developed and executed strategic, operational, and tactical technology projects for corporations in diverse industries such as insurance, banking, publishing, health care, and consumer goods. Mohit also served as CIO for CNAs Group Benefits Division, VP Technology Solutions for the National Opinion Research Center, and as interim CIO for many client organizations. He specializes in providing advice to Clevel executives on the strategic use of IT from people, process, and technology perspectives.

Mid-market clients want to focus on high-value strategic initiatives that support advancement of business goals. Komodo Cloud helps make this possible. Strategic services provides mid-market executives with a clearer path to realizing the benefits of a rapidly-evolving technology landscape, added Mr. Sen.

Mr. Sen lives in Chicago with his wife Susan and their beloved Golden Retriever Shona. Mohit holds a certificate in Managing Technology Professionals from MITs Sloan School, an M.S. in MIS from Northern Illinois University, and an MBA, concentration in Strategy from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

About Komodo Cloud, LLC

Komodo Cloud, LLC a leader in IT transition and transformation services for enterprises, SIs and ISVs. Born in the cloud, Komodo Cloud provides value to customers without the limitations and undue influence imposed by technology manufacturers. Komodo enables organizations to optimize IT infrastructure resources and run IT as a business by delivering transformation/transition services, managed and professional services, and IT products from top manufacturers via unique partnerships. The company is headquartered in Rolling Hills Estates, CA with a satellite office in Chicago. For more information, visit, 424.488.7755, or email info(at)komodocloud(dot)com.

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