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After being hit by a car, one pedestrian filed a lawsuit against the driver for negligence and gross negligence. The driver’s insurance refused to pay punitive damages, so the pedestrian took them to trial.
All the elements are in place for opioid settlements to run into the multiples of millions.
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.
Risk managers need to be on the top of their game in order to keep insurance companies compliant with new GDPR requirements.
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.
California’s Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is pleased with what his department has achieved so far but encourages more carriers to enter the cannabis market.
Some of the threats facing planes, trains and automobiles are ongoing, while others are just emerging.
Risk managers should assess how global protectionism will impact their supply chain.
The court disagrees when a volunteer driver argues that her weekly mileage reimbursement constitutes income and should make her eligible for workers’ comp.
Drug manufacturers face legal, regulatory and technology-related challenges every day.
Reputational and Credit Risks are keen in banking, but those are not the only risks bedeviling the sector.
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.
Emotion and trust play a big role in how a jury rules in personal injury and liability cases.
The use of drones in the public sector is expanding rapidly. From heat mapping to dispersing medication to investigating noise complaints, the benefits and the risks are tangible.
U.S. Bus Charter & Limo Inc. sent advertisement text messages to potential customers, violating TCPA laws. Now, its insurer faces $50 million in settlement fees.
Two workers who helped clean up the BP oil spill in 2010 will still be able to pursue legal action despite a filing snafu.
National Casualty Company will not be responsible for the more than $18 million settlement between Fulton County and its attorneys who claimed pay disparity.
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.