Risk & Insurance

Get Ready Workers’ Comp, Cannabis Legalization Is Coming. What Employers Can Do to Prepare

Employers need to prepare for a wave of new laws legalizing cannabis. The post Get Ready Workers...

Posted: Oct 26, 2021

Protected: Five Questions for Akshay Gupta About Parametric Insurance

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Posted: Oct 26, 2021

Protected: How Data and Technology Can Drive Better Underwriting Decisions

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Posted: Oct 25, 2021

The Workplace Health Care Solution

With increasing numbers of older Americans joining the workforce to fill a void left by the pandemic, employers must be able to offer a high-quality and affordable health care service program to their employees. The post

Posted: Oct 24, 2021

As Crime Rates Rise, Tenant Security Must Increase

With legal actions against real estate firms for failing to protect residents from violent crimes increasing in cost and frequency, property owners and landlords need to have a robust security plan in place to ensure tenant safety. The post...

Posted: Oct 24, 2021

Zoombombing Settlement Reached After Hackers Blast Offensive Messaging Over Platform

After hackers used Zoom for nefarious deeds during shutdowns, the company is on the hook for its lack of security. The post

Posted: Oct 24, 2021

Where is Telehealth Headed? This National Comp Session Looked to Answer That Question

This National Comp session provided a thought-provoking discussion on where the practice of telehealth is headed. The post

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Legal Roundup: SpaceX Rocket Tests Anger Texas Residents, The Weeknd Absolved in Copyright Tussle an...

Bobsledder files class action suit against USA Bobsled and Skeleton for failing to protect athletes against risks of irreversible injuries. The post

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Compassion Emerges as a Major Theme at National Comp’s 2021 Teddy Award Panel

The ever-popular panel of Teddy winners at the National Comp conference delved into how compassion guided the award winners through success during COVID-19 and beyond. The post

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

What Higher Education Can Learn About Strategic Planning from Baseball’s Yogi Berra

Forward-thinking risk managers charged with strategic planning at colleges and universities could benefit from these reminders from Yogi Berra. The post

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

Rising Star Melanie Waltrich on Marine Risk and Brokering Through a Hard Insurance Market

Melanie Waltrich of Marsh found marine to be the perfect intersection for her skills in international business and insurance. The post

Posted: Oct 21, 2021

National Comp 2021 Keynote Highlights Challenges and Solutions Organizations Faced During COVID

The 2021 National Comp keynote focused on the challenges organizations have faced throughout the pandemic and the solutions they fostered. The post

Posted: Oct 20, 2021

National Comp 2021 Keynote Highlights the Workforce Challenges and Solutions that Shaped Organizatio...

The 2021 National Comp keynote focused on the challenges organizations have faced throughout the pandemic and the solutions they fostered. The post

Posted: Oct 20, 2021

Opinion | We’ve All Taken a Sick Day. Now Let’s Embrace Taking a Mental Health Days

It's time to reconsider the sick day so that employees can take much needed mental health breaks. The post

Posted: Oct 20, 2021

The Alliance of Women in Workers’ Comp Presents on Executive Presence Ahead of National Comp

The pre-conference session focused on executive privilege and how women can use it to push their careers forward. The post

Posted: Oct 19, 2021

A Letter From a WC Provider: Why I Hate Workers’ Comp

EK Health on Reducing Payer-Provider Friction through Provider Advocacy The post A...

Posted: Oct 19, 2021

Vermont’s Captive Industry: The Best Career Path You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The captive industry is an industry few have heard of, but the benefits to working in this great industry and living in the beautiful state of Vermont are vast. The post

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Watch Out for These Safety Issues in the Manufacturing Sector. These Strategies Can Help Address The...

Technology, training and risk engineering services can enhance workplace safety in manufacturing.  The post

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Risk & Insurance News + Notes: AXA’s Plan to Fight Deforestation, CFC Upgrades North American Terror...

Verisk AI is tapping into Yelp data to help insurers underwrite small commercial risk. The post

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Naloxone: Getting More Patients with Opioid Use Disorder to Treatment

ODG by MCG has published a new white paper on the use of naloxone as part of a public health approach to dealing with opioid addiction and substance use disorder. The post

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Legal Roundup: Private Employer’s Vaccine Mandate Holds Up in Court, Google’s “Incognito” Mode Not A...

The latest court filings and cases that will have an impact on the risk management and insurance industry. The post

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Insurance Deals in Asia Plunge by 51% in the First Half of 2021. How Did the Americas and Europe Far...

Indicators in all regions show encouraging signs for the second half of the year. The post

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Employees Are Reeling From a Year of Trauma. How Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Can Help

The onset and impact of the pandemic left many workers feeling stressed and burnt out. Assistance from employers is necessary. The post

Posted: Oct 16, 2021

Protected: Why Excess and Surplus Lines Is the Best Solution for Specialist Risks

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Posted: Oct 15, 2021

Resilience Isn’t Just a “Nice-to-Have” for Claims Organizations — It’s Crucial. Here’s Why

After the last 18 months, organizations must have a clear plan to remain resilient in even the most turbulent of times. The post

Posted: Oct 15, 2021