The crisis in the Republic of Crimea has caused insurance underwriters to virtually stop writing political and trade credit risks in Ukraine, but they are still cautiously writing the coverages in Russia.
(Reuters) — Not far from an enormous crater where a fertilizer plant stood before an explosion there killed 15 people, lifeless and uprooted trees surround boarded-up homes spray-painted with “OK.”
Private universities worried that their scholarship student athletes might follow Northwestern University football players' lead should re-evaluate their policies, experts say.
A gunmaker’s new Elvis-based marketing campaign has left the King’s heirs all shook up.
Internal Revenue Service guidance resolves how to integrate health savings accounts with carry-over flexible spending accounts, but employer interest in carry-over FSAs appears limited.
(Reuters) — Americans used more health services and spent more on prescription drugs in 2013, reversing a recent trend, though greater use of cheaper generic drugs helped control spending, according to a new report.
The prospects for the federal terrorism insurance backstop sharply improved last week with the introduction of an extension measure in the U.S. Senate. But insurer groups cautioned that proposed program modifications were too radical.
(Reuters) — British insurer RSA has appointed its emerging markets chief to the newly created role of chief operating officer to oversee sales of non-core businesses as the company shores up its balance sheet.
Insurance industry observers say the trend of increasing payments to indemnify nurse practitioners when they are sued could lead to higher professional liability insurance rates.
As nurse practitioners assume greater responsibility for providing primary care, they also are becoming more vulnerable to medical malpractice exposures.
The manufacturer of Zohydro ER has sued Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick for imposing a ban on prescriptions and sales of the drug in the state.
The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that a store manager who was shot in retaliation for reporting a robbery should receive workers compensation benefits for psychological and physical injuries he suffered.