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PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection, a step the company says was its “only viable option” now that it faces billions of dollars in wildfire liabilities.
Toby Smith of Ironshore Environmental explains how the market should react to this emerging contaminant, and why it’s important to stay disciplined.
California’s new wildfire liability bill emphasizes mitigation planning, and will allow compliant utilities to pass some costs on to customers.
The Mandalay Bay hotel attack in Las Vegas last October lent fresh urgency to the task of risk managers across various industries to minimize the potential of a disastrous mass shooting event.
In the wake of widespread revelations of toxic behaviors at organizations of every size, HR is undergoing a procedural and policy makeover. Better late than never.
Because gun violence is unpredictable, risk managers need to keep on top of any exclusions their active shooter insurance might hold.
PFAS have lingered in the water for decades, but regulators are just now realizing their potentially dire effects on human health. Litigators aren’t waiting to hold manufacturers responsible.
Mass shootings result in nominal damage to infrastructure. Yet, property owners still choose to tear down and rebuild places where violence occurred.
A new study by Aon and Pentland Analytics shows the adverse affects social media has had on reputational threats, doubling the cost of a incident and placing the company in the global spotlight.
Gig workers’ unique insurance needs drive delivery of on-demand coverage.
After a worker is accused of sexual abuse, his employer’s insurer must cover defense against claims of negligence.
It was a tough lesson learned in court: When a company holds facilities in multiple jurisdictions, an insured is most prepared when it knows under which jurisdiction its policies live.
More states are requiring schools to test drinking water for lead. Doing so puts them on the hook for costly remediation and opens them up to liability exposure.
From choosing the right filter to developing a communication plan, there are ways schools can mitigate health and liability risks.
A majority of states bar employers from inquiring about convictions on job applications. But compliance without caution can have dire consequences.
New business models, theft of IP, reputation and violent acts are some of the top risks facing the industry today.
Rapidly changing customer demands and a boom in guest-facing connected technologies are among the factors changing the risk landscape for hospitality companies.
The next novel influenza strain could be the catalyst for a global recession.
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.
Adhering to charitable missions with limited budgets presents unique risks for nonprofit organizations.
Drug manufacturers face legal, regulatory and technology-related challenges every day.