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A recent ruling requiring "reasonable care" in securing data increases liability risk.
An analysis of EEOC data pinpoints states with risks of employee lawsuits higher than the national average.
Reaching out to people in mental distress is an important step in stopping campus violence.
Models analyze variables at intake and afterward to identify claims that may become adverse.
A progressive goal attainment program can help injured workers overcome psychosocial risk factors.
One expert in workers’ comp law recounts some of the most interesting cases of the year.
Nurses with soft skills can significantly improve outcomes on complex claims.
Aspen’s products liability team excels at solving tough problems and building long-term relationships.
Boeing is innovating to improve both its workers’ comp outcomes and the quality of health care delivered to its workers.
Pre-work screens and fitness-for-duty evaluations aid the return-to-work process and ADA compliance.
Technology is helping to transform medical services, but employers and providers need to focus more on socioeconomic factors.
Risk Scenarios Live! explored what caused a claim to go off the rails.
The private insurance market needs to better understand exposure to flooding.
Quality assurance programs prevent talented claims adjusters and supervisors from jumping ship.
Reyes Holding dramatically overhauled its approach to absence management.
Wellness programs have a direct economic benefit.
Except for cyber, risk managers can expect declining insurance premiums.
Insurers that offer direct, online coverage to small and mid-size businesses are seeing substantial growth.
This year’s Teddy Award winners focused on building programs that put employees first and get injured workers back on the job quickly.
Telehealth delivers access to the work comp industry.
The American Airlines and U.S. Airways merger meant integrating workers’ compensation programs for a massive workforce. The results are stellar.
From celebrating safety success to aggressively rooting out fraud and abuse, Stater Bros. Markets is making workers’ comp risk management gains on multiple fronts.
In three years, the Columbus Consolidated Government was able to substantially reduce workers’ compensation claims costs, revamp return-to-work and enhance safety training.
Barnabas Health wins a Teddy Award for pushing one hospital’s success in workers’ comp systemwide.
Two-time Teddy Award winner Red River Army Depot drives year-over-year results, serving as a model for other installations throughout the Army.
Insurance underwriters are an endangered species, according to some projections.
All the cute lizards in the world can't erase the insurance industry's image problem.
More industry sectors are increasing coverage, while more focus is placed on damage to digital assets.
A look at the latest decisions impacting the industry.
Drivers of autonomous vehicles will experience improved safety, and eventually better fuel economy and more free time.
Pharmacy benefit managers are becoming a greater force in clinical case management, adapting to higher customer expectations.
It may be time to combine workers’ comp medical care and group health care.
Mitigating construction risks requires a partner who, with deep industry expertise, will be with you from the beginning.
Intellectual richness, complexity and interest await the risk professionals of tomorrow.
A $1 billion bridge rebuild is boosted by new surety claims and liquidity elements.
Staff and stakeholders share perspectives on the turnaround of Ohio’s workers’ comp system.
The construction industry is increasingly incorporating suicide prevention measures within health and safety programs.
Sandra Little of the Bar-S Foods Co. talks about the diligence needed to prevent product recalls and the fascination of people-watching.
There are several aspects to consider before opting for a single-parent or group captive.
Coral reefs protect against flooding, and coral is used in the creation of heart disease and cancer drugs.
An unbiased, diverse crowd often provides better insight than an individual expert.
Open source, low cost prosthetics open a new field of possibilities for helping injured workers who've suffered an amputation.
Practitioners urge the professional liability markets to throw off an 'antiquated mindset.'
Growing construction firms are now facing more than just crane safety risks. Presented by Travelers.
Regulators have decided they can't risk electricity shortfalls. A new insurance market may result.
A claim complicated by poor at-home care reaches a favorable resolution despite initial pushback.
Until the MLB changes rules that leave fans and players vulnerable to injury, it faces potential liability.
Lack of pre-loss planning leaves a manufacturer and its supply chain vulnerable in the face of disaster.
Insurers emphasizing risk engineering to cope with reduced investment income.
As violence in health care settings increases, awareness and de-escalation training for workers can go a long way toward preventing crises.
In looking for the genesis of fraud and moral hazards, perhaps the search should start with the corporate culture.
Insurers see drones as a way to improve the service they provide to insureds.
Cyber coverage is readily available and inexpensive, but insureds' understanding of exposures remains mixed.
Keep in mind these five critical elements of HCPCS that can impact payers and claimants alike.
In the “switching economy” insurers must step up efforts to meet customer demands, or lose their premium dollars.
Better modeling and regulatory changes could mean greater private sector participation in flood insurance.
Director of risk management Joseph Mazza says heightened visibility is good for risk managers, but cyber remains a top challenge.
Risk managers need to spell out compensation and expectations.
Fear of litigation, complex regulations and misperceptions of disability are leading to few disabled workers being employed.
When incidents occur, risk investigations require textbook fairness, transparency, cooperation, impartiality and confidentiality.
Sophisticated pharmacy data allows workers’ comp payers to spot utilization red flags.
This year’s workers’ compensation conference helps make sense of a shifting regulatory environment and an increasing array of vendors and solutions.
ACE's predictive analytics tool provides a new way to capture, analyze and leverage structured and unstructured claims data.
Facing uncertainty, don't just assume the worst. Remember the "upside risk."
CareRise Founder and CEO Tim Goux answers R&I's questions on the motivation to form his company and its growth prospects in the coming year.
Complex supply chain risks are prime territory for analytics to close coverage gaps, root out weak or risky suppliers, and ensure business continuity.
No industry is immune from workplace violence, and the onus is on employers to make work sites as safe as possible.
Private equity firms are driving heavy M&A activity among wholesalers, MGAs and program administrators.
Health care risk managers may not be able to stop data attacks, but they can follow some basic strategies to minimize the impact.
The expanding health care industry adds more complexities and worries for health care staff. Presented by Travelers.
A social engineering cyber attack results in a massive loss of medical records, a reputational hit and a merger gone bad.
With costly outbreaks on the rise, don't let product recalls and contamination spoil your business.