The average total cost of risk for companies rose for third straight year in 2013, analysis released Monday by the Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc. and Advisen Ltd. finds.
(Reuters) — A food safety scare in China is testing local consumers' loyalty to foreign fast-food brands, including McDonald's Corp. and Yum Brands Inc., which owns the KFC and Pizza Hut chains.
A federal court should have admitted a plaintiff expert’s testimony, even though it contradicted the plaintiff’s own testimony regarding the circumstances of his accident, says a federal appeals court.
(Reuters) — USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday.
(Reuters) — Aetna Inc., the third-largest U.S. health insurer, reported a higher second-quarter profit that beat analyst expectations, helped by last year's acquisition of Medicare and Medicaid provider Coventry Health Care.
The U.S. Census Bureau in mid-September will release its annual report on the number of people in the United States without health insurance.
(Reuters) — QBE Insurance Group, Australia's biggest insurer by premium income, on Tuesday warned that its first-half results would likely fall short of analysts' forecasts, hit by higher-than-expected claims.
The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. on Wednesday reported a net loss of $467 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared with a net loss of $190 million in the second quarter last year.
The EEOC has filed suit against a construction equipment supplier, charging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by improperly demanding disability-related information from its workers.
OSHA has cited an Omaha, Nebraska-based livestock feed manufacturer for multiple federal safety and health violations following a deadly partial collapse at its processing plant in January.
The same-sex partner of a woman who was murdered while working in an Anchorage, Alaska, hotel is eligible for workers compensation death benefits, the Alaska Supreme Court has ruled.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Unum Group is reporting a second quarter net income of $242.5 million, up 10.9% from $218.6 million in the same period last year, the insurer said in its earnings statement Wednesday.