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Poor employment practices at Costco have left the retail giant’s insurer on the hook for an underlying discrimination case.
Although he only played two games in California, this football player claimed the state had jurisdiction over his injury claim. The court had to decide.
Could a tsunami destroy everything from Boston to Miami? If it did, would we even stand a chance?
Among the annual toll in the U.S. opioid epidemic are up to 5,000 hospital inpatients. The drugs they are legally prescribed are creating liability issues for pharmacists as well as physicians.
When a city employee faints after using an e-cigarette during his break, his employer refuses to cover the incident under workers’ comp.
An insured is on the hook for legal fees after it fails to notify its carrier of an employment practice claim in a timely manner.
After hiring a competitor’s former employee, one company faced a litany of legal charges and a claim denial from its insurer.
Telemedicine has become a ‘buzzword’ in workers’ comp. But is it really cutting costs and creating positive results in claims?
The court disagrees when a volunteer driver argues that her weekly mileage reimbursement constitutes income and should make her eligible for workers’ comp.
From fireworks to boating accidents, July 4th brings out some hefty summertime claims.
Evidence-based medicine ensures positive outcomes for patients, employers and workers’ comp payers.
Pre-existing conditions, failure to report an injury in a timely manner and no medical evidence of injury are just some reasons why claims are denied.
A Texas oilfield inspection company comes under scrutiny when its personnel director propositions and the company then fires a pregnant sales associate.
Reputational risks in food production can arise from quality control issues that result in injury to consumers. Assessing the supply chain is critical.
When a worker dies while driving a company truck to work, the court is asked to decide if the going and coming rule bars his wife from claiming benefits.
Claims involving chronic pain require a customized approach to avoid stalled progress and snowballing costs.
Top performing claims organizations are investing in and training talent, measuring and focusing on outcomes, and investing in claims tools.
Claims handling is a constant source of friction between insurers and their insureds. Will new communication tools and big data be able to sort this old problem out?
Some companies, including those in workers’ compensation, have started down the diversity path. More need to follow that lead.
The casualty market could see increasing aggregation risk as more courts find a way around the exclusive remedy provision.
An expensive loss and court battle hinge on the boundaries of a broker’s obligations to insureds.