(Reuters) — A federal nuclear inspector urged U.S. regulators to shut down a California nuclear power plant until tests showed its reactors could withstand quake shocks.
(Reuters) — The entanglement of H.J. Heinz Co. in China's latest food scare highlights a key concern for international and local firms.
A recently formed insurance agency is offering the commercial marijuana industry general liability and related insurance coverage on a surplus lines basis through several Lloyd's of London syndicates.
(Reuters) — A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. that claims the tobacco company defrauded the federal government by failing to sell cigarettes to military vendors at the lowest price.
Philadelphia reached a tentative seven-year contract agreement with the representatives from the city's largest municipal workers' union, AFSCME District Council 33.
In Vermont, a state with ambitions for universal health care by 2017, privately insured patients spent less time hospitalized and used more generic drugs than the average U.S. patient during the five years leading up to and including the year…
The underwriting profits posted by global reinsurers fell in the first half of 2014 compared with the first six months of 2013, although the sector remained profitable, according to a report published Tuesday by Fitch Ratings Inc.
Worldwide insured losses from disasters totaled about $21 billion in the first half of 2014, down from $25 billion in the comparable period last year and lower than the 10-year average for first-half losses of $27 billion, according to a report…
The Obama administration sought to end a long-running controversy by proposing new ways to enable employees of nonprofit religiously affiliated organizations for prescription contraceptives.
Even when a loss assessor contributes to losses for the insurer she works for it’s apparently not sufficient grounds in Ireland to fire her.
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services plans to launch an online tool allowing workers compensation claim payers to determine how much money should be allocated for prescription drugs in Medicare set-aside accounts.
Workers compensation costs paid by employers rose 6.9% to $83.2 billion year-over-year in 2012, driven largely by an increase in worker numbers and earnings, the National Academy of Social Insurance said Tuesday in a report.