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Drones are creating public safety hazards, and there’s little that can be done.
Who needs the Scaffold Law? Maybe construction workers should just stop working instead.
With capacity ample, project cargo insurers emphasize project management.
Public risk management requires stamina and endurance regardless of the political season’s veiled threats and promises
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry, including an EPA proceeding that was defined as a lawsuit and whether a hunting club’s insurer must pay for a shooting injury.
There are great benefits and challenges associated with improving safety in health care institutions.
The explosion in Tianjin provokes a host of risk management concerns.
A limited number of stand-alone policies are available to cover reputation risk while insureds wait for the industry to develop more solutions.
Expressing appreciation to work colleagues, partners and clients can pay dividends.
A probe of the nutritional supplement industry may be costly for insurers as well as brand reputations.
Engaged workers are less likely to be injured on the job and more likely to return to work if they do suffer an injury.
Make no mistake, the Internet of Things will present staunch challenges for the insurance industry.
E&S insurers and brokers are scrambling for market share, but remain confident of future growth.
Performing root cause analysis of health care mistakes should be a trained, specific, skill set.
An equipment breakdown harms a company and kills a career.
The emergence of specialty drugs in the workers' comp market comes with a new set of complexities and a hefty price tag.
Numerous risks, from theft to political unrest, can disrupt cargo shipments. Presented by Travelers.
An injured dock worker claims he’s eligible for the higher benefit levels available under the Longshoreman’s Act.
Self-driving cars will offer safety and other conveniences, but we will lose some fun along the way.
Underwriters are modeling storms better and businesses are revamping their business continuity plans – but memories can be short.
Accenture survey shows P&C customers want a better digital experience and more customization from insurers.
Being in China when the Tianjin explosion occurred left me pondering the insurance implications.
A 45-day superstorm floods California and dishes out economic catastrophe.
A dirty bomb detonated in Manhattan could make a ghost town of the most populous city in the U.S.
A fast-moving geomagnetic storm blasts the North American power grid, leaving a large swath of the Northeastern U.S. temporarily uninhabitable.
Simply having lots of data gets us nowhere. We need a different approach.
Would you buy a plot on the sun on eBay? How the slightly ridiculous can become the completely deranged.
Drowning, drones and civil unrest are on the list of water park perils.
The only failure in improvement is choosing not to improve. Continuous improvement should always be the goal.
Doctors are achieving solid outcomes in transitioning opioid patients to medical marijuana, but lack of research and regulation on dosage still poses challenges for comp.
Defense contract job sites can be managed safely, despite hostile environments.
Political risk is on the rise in an increasingly unsteady world.
Ken Davis, the director of risk management for Nuverra Environmental Solutions, says the industry is getting better at education, but still has room to grow.
Excluding pharmacists from key pharmacy-related decisions in workers' compensation just doesn't make sense.
California payers still face exorbitant premiums and claims costs, but a drop in the rate of medical inflation is a welcome piece of good news.
Using captives for business interruption coverage is still rare but interest is growing.
Wishes for a wet winter may lead to unexpected catastrophe.
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry.
Expanding powers of analytics are fine and good. But without the wisdom of experienced risk managers, they're not much good at all.
Efforts to limit opioid addiction are leading to heroin abuse.
Three-quarters of the risks associated with the Pan American Games were uninsured. Time for ERM at its finest.
The biopsychosocial piece of workers’ compensation and return-to-work is getting more and more attention.
To manage chronic pain and get the best possible outcomes for the payer and the injured worker, employ a holistic, start-to-finish process.
The sixth chapter in Grace Crickette’s Risk Insider series on implementing enterprise risk management.
Potential legislation in Congress would allow risk retention groups to write property. Here are the arguments for and against.
Top brokers are using mergers and acquisitions to expand reach, add expertise and deliver localized services.
Managing the steady decline in rates has become a recurrent theme of the reinsurance industry’s annual RendezVous event. R&I previews the topics that will be debated on its terraces.
An energy company drops the ball by not making the necessary accommodations for an injured employee returning from documented leave.
A tragic story provides an opportunity to reflect on the growth of workers’ comp claims services and their potential to help prevent it from happening again.
‘Text neck’ and contemporary offices are just a few risks that create new potential for workplace injuries. Presented by Travelers.
Helmsman TPA is changing the claims management game with their enhanced quality assurance process, a welcome departure from the industry standard checklist approach.
Horseplay during a worker’s break time disqualifies him from coverage for a foot injury.