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Chris Thorn of Southwest Airlines got creative with his risk management program. Now, the sky's the limit.
The infantilization of modern adulthood is a hidden stressor for the insurance industry.
Employers need to prepare to view case files effectively.
Liquid natural gas exports represent a huge market for insurers.
A look at the latest decisions affecting the industry.
For risk management to serve an organization in an essential way, it must truly be of value.
The increasing number of vacant properties creates a toxic brew of environmental risks.
There is a great deal of creativity throughout the workers' comp industry. But it is at its best when applied for the mutual benefit of injured workers and their employers.
The best claims-handling practices depend on hiring good people.
A side effect of the ACA is increased billing pressure on the workers’ comp industry. Beware of rising costs.
Surety carriers demand payment and performance bonds on public-private partnerships.
Healthcare industry changes bring risks and opportunities.
A killer hangover turns an easy assignment into a job-threatening tangle.
Part II of Grace Crickette's series exploring phrases and tactics from Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to develop strategies for implementing ERM programs.
Mobile device cyber protections need to be as strong as any other type.
Brokers comply with FATCA even as they seek exemption from the law’s foreign insurance requirements.
Who could trust a driverless car?
WC professionals should help slay the dragon, not facilitate the creation of new addicts.
Dangerous weather events can wreak havoc on businesses. Presented by Travelers.
An auto manufacturer thinks their tech supplier escaped typhoon damage. Closer inspection reveals quite the opposite.
Nancy Chambers is bolstered by the inspiration of her mother, now 90, who was born in a log cabin.
Civil construction projects provide utility and also help define who we are. So when it comes to managing project risk, it's critical to get it right.
Employers are seeking more consultations and advice in response to confusion over health care reform.
The complexities and nuances of these risks make it impossible for risk managers to find total coverage.
The sort of behavior that would have the average Joe locked up seems quite acceptable when someone's making a buck off it.
EPIC is rapidly becoming one of the largest retail insurance brokers in the U.S.
A year ago, parts of Colorado were besieged by a 1,000-year flood event leading to more than $2 billion in economic damages.
Earnings are up in P/C segments for many carriers, with high expectations for full year profits.
As the GL insurance cycle flattens, risk managers, brokers and insurers dig deeper to manage program costs.
Before deciding to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment, companies should carefully consider the risks and coverage considerations.
"Phubbing" – or phone snubbing – can compromise work relationships and pose a serious business risk.
Employers say their brokers are not providing the value-added services they really want.
Employers must select the TPA best equipped to manage employees' health and well-being.
In the wake of the Napa earthquake, these tips will help with impending claims.
Larger ships using standard ports means less room for error.
Having the right patient medication monitoring tools is increasingly beneficial.
While interest in unbundling appears to be on the decline, it remains an important option for employers with the sophistication to manage it.
Coverage for unmanned aircraft is just one new opportunity for the excess carriers.
After a serious trucking accident leaves a driver virtually incapacitated, clues begin to surface that suggest the crash was anything but an accident.
The adoption of risk standard ISO31000 is at an all-time high, but U.S take-up lags behind.
Retracing the route of Amelia Earhart is the most recent adventure made possible by brokers.
High-severity cyber vulnerabilities are declining.
The marine services sector faces exposures both seen and unseen.
A staggering percentage of mergers with values north of $100 million are being challenged in court by shareholders.
To improve employee health and impact the bottom line, employers should consider a multi-step approach to workplace wellness.
Modified duty and return-to-work programs are making a comeback.
Many corporations view risk management as a finance or legal function, but risk managers should examine the wisdom of this approach.
Settlements of False Claims Act litigation reach into the billions, as the law incentivizes whistleblowers to report suspected company fraud.
Procedural shortcomings render the Florida ruling finding exclusive remedy unconstitutional without real legal effect.
AES takes control of its risk engineering program.
Two employee injuries at the same company produce two very different outcomes.
Roger Andrews on playing dodgeball in the barn rafters.
Obesity could push up health care and workers’ comp costs, but wellness programs may dull the impact.