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August 16, 2017
Signs and actions taken to date are pointing to a major pullback in the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s regulatory stance under...
August 16, 2017
Employers planning on hosting solar eclipse viewing parties should be aware of employee safety and workers compensation concerns.
August 16, 2017
Kenyan insurers that covered risks arising from political violence during the country’s general elections are expected to make underwriting profits...
August 16, 2017
A report by Knysna Municipality's Fire and Rescue Services in South Africa has found that the fire that engulfed the holiday town in June caused 4...

Claims Journal

August 16, 2017
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) reported that it had dismissed more than 292,000 unresolved liens, belonging to...
August 16, 2017
The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp.,...
August 15, 2017
Deuce, a German Shepard with the Aurora Police Department, is sniffing around tables and a barbeque at a picnic area outside a police station. After...
August 15, 2017
Filling workers’ compensation claims positions will require insurers to change their idea of what an ideal employee is. That’s according...

Insurance Journal

August 16, 2017
China, facing a possible decline in foreign investment this year, will become more open for international investors and take steps to better protect...
August 16, 2017
I was having dinner with a friend in downtown Taipei on Tuesday night when the electricity went off for the second time that day. Workers...
August 16, 2017
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen publicly apologized for power outages that hit more than 6 million households and disrupted some semiconductor...
August 16, 2017
Chubb has named Barbara Sandelands executive vice president and Customarq Package product manager for its Commercial Insurance division in North...

Property Casualty 360

August 16, 2017
Accidents happen. Here's help determining how coverage might apply when the subsequent damage impacted someone else's property.
August 16, 2017
Mark Walls of Safety National and Kimberly George from Sedgwick interview the three winners at WCI 2017 in Orlando
August 16, 2017
A federal district court in Illinois has ordered Liberty Mutual to pay a $4.5 million judgment despite the fact that it didn't find that the insurer...
August 16, 2017
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Best's Review

August 15, 2017
After a weekend of violent civil unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, industry representatives said there has been an increasing interest in riot...
August 15, 2017
A $360 million catastrophe bond issued by the World Bank on behalf of Mexico’s government has been listed for trading on the Luxembourg Stock...
August 15, 2017
A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A- (Excellent) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR)...
August 15, 2017
Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation will hold an Aug. 23 public hearing on Citizens Property Insurance Corp.’s proposed 6.7% statewide average...