It's time for risk management to own compliance.
Former players accuse the league of misuse of prescription painkillers.
Putting together -- and practicing -- a data breach preparedness agreement can help save costs and reputation.
Insurers need an enterprisewide data and analytics approach to products and customer service that includes social media.
Business travel is increasingly becoming riskier for employers and employees.
Cyber risks are a broader threat then many risk managers realize.
The most-feared quake of all results in economic catastrophe.
Workers’ comp medical costs are spiking in hidden pockets across the country.
When a nuclear reactor melts down due to a powerful tornado, deadly contamination rains down on a metropolitan area.
A double dose of ice storms batters the Eastern seaboard, plunging 50 million people and three million businesses into darkness and desperation.
Political correctness may have good intentions, but the results lead to perdition.
Organizations must work harder to protect injured employees from the destruction opioids can wreak.
Reducing WC claims costs in one area often inflates them in another.
The project to install an intake tunnel beneath Lake Mead has been beset with delays and insurance losses.
Regulators clearly prohibit unencrypted texting of private patient information.
Worldwide losses could top $600 million, but impact on US airlines is muted.
Resentful employees can undermine leadership, sabotaging productivity.
P/C insurers and reinsurers are on track to surpass last year's $10 billion in M&A activity.
Advocates for “smaller government” risk more contamination events like Toledo, Ohio.
The most effective mitigation strategy is one that addresses existing claims and medical costs while simultaneous striving to prevent new injuries or catch them early.
A look at the latest decisions affecting the industry.
Innovative technology presents unforeseen risk exposures. Presented by Travelers.
Aspen Insurance views the expertise and data of their claims professionals as a valuable asset.
The opioid epidemic is addressed by detoxification programs.
A day-to-day risk management culture requires collaboration at all levels of the organization.
A serial enzyme study nails down the time of a heart attack.
As the deadly Ebola virus claims more lives in West Africa, experts say practicing basic hygiene is the best defense.
An earthquake decimates a retailer's servers and its supply chain.
Following a 2010 uptick, claims frequency has declined for three straight years at an average rate of about 3 percent per year.
The case for standing rather than sitting in offices is compelling.
After their exclusive agency agreements were terminated, the agents argued a franchise law should protect them.
Jacques Arragon on earning management’s trust, focusing on education, and Roger Moore as the best James Bond.
Insurance policies would cover claims for fantasy football owners whose players suffer major injuries during the season.
Post-injury drug and alcohol testing of employees — or PIDAT — can help companies support safe work behavior and successfully challenge claims.
Companies prioritize operational risk management, but many do not believe their vendors are doing the same.
Insurance payouts may help take some of the sting out of the loss of two Yankee star pitchers.
Insurance company assets-under-management growth is weak compared to other global asset management.
Some evidence indicates medical marijuana may be useful to treat pain, but the workers’ comp system is not yet equipped to handle the issue on a large-scale basis.
Norway ranked first, while the Dominican Republic was worst at providing favorable supply chain factors.
Conflicts of interest are the leading cause of legal malpractice claims.
Risk managers who personally believe in their organization’s mission make a difference to its success.
Workplace shoulder injuries are challenging workers’ comp payers, especially as the nation’s workforce ages.
A recent food truck explosion highlights need for tighter safety protocols.
Some university premiums are more than double last year's expense, but students may find themselves uninsured anyway.
Banks need to ensure mobile cyber protections are as strong as other online threats.
Tech firms face multiple perils in addition to cyber risks.
A "mesh" network provides communication when most access is wiped out.
Risk managers should conduct key assessments before buying any cover.
Insurance companies' labyrinthine numbering systems leave room for error.
U.S. companies that don't heed the reform may face harsh penalties.
Four tenured claims management professionals convene in a roundtable discussion.
The demand for energy drinks is sparking increased focus on safety and liability issues.
Climate change demands that companies take a collaborative approach to risk management.
Create mechanisms to address rumors before they become seen as the truth.
A look at the latest decisions affecting the industry,
State and federal regulators are increasingly looking at cyber defenses, not just breaches.
Enterprise Risk Management needs to be defined for organizations.
Addressing the key challenges of global premium allocation is critical for all parties.
Retracing the route of Amelia Earhart is the most recent adventure made possible by brokers.
A stock room clerk’s claim of a low back injury that bars her from working gets thrown out after she’s caught shoveling heavy snow.
As organizations look online for commercial insurance, brokers must focus on adding more value to their services.
It’s time for the insurance industry to sound the alarm about climate change.
Destroying unused drives protects valuable data.
Doctors are interested in finding out how they compare to their peers.
In getting safety program funding, an actuary is a risk manager's ally.
Conflict in a foreign supplier's country exposes holes in one company's risk management strategy.
Legislating employee choice in pharmaceutical purchase and delivery is a tricky business.
As cloud computing threats loom, it's important to understand the benefits and risks.
Risk managers stand in the background as they seek answers and find solutions.
Handling international claims effectively means being devoted to having local knowledge.
Consultants and P&C brokers seek market share and revenue gains via private exchanges.
William Getreuer started in risk management dealing with claims from Three Mile Island.