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PEYTON SMITH — D&O coverage: board members and officers can’t afford not to have it

Most entities and organizations have some type of insurance on board of directors or officers that help run the organization. Some may have a group of employees that are part of their board of directors, while nonprofit organizations usually have volunteers that make up most of their Boards. Being a member of a board or an officer can be very ...

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PEYTON SMITH — Hired and non-owned automobile liability coverage

How many times do employees or business owners conduct a business activity while driving their own personal automobiles? Almost every business has to make deposits at the bank, pick up and drop off mail at the post office or pick up office supplies and materials for the business. Other businesses may require employees to travel out of town for meetings ...

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PEYTON SMITH — Managing heat-related risk

I f there is one thing that we can all agree on about Mississippi in the summertime, it is that it’s hot. No matter how hard we try or what we do, the heat isn’t going anywhere and we can’t seem to cool off. From a risk management and  insurance standpoint, the hot conditions of the summer can lead to ...

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Peyton Smith joins SouthGroup

Peyton Smith has recently joined SouthGroup Insurance Services, headquartered in Ridgeland, as an agent and risk adviser.  He assumes responsibility for developing business opportunities in commercial insurance and risk management as well as SouthGroup’s Personal Insurance Private Client Group. Most recently, Smith was president of Insurance Professionals of Mississippi.  Prior to entering the agency side of the insurance business he ...

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