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.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against a City Colleges of Chicago community college for allegedly failing to hire an adjunct professor for a full-time faculty position because of her age.
(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.
Insurer Cigna Corp. plans to enter health insurance exchanges in Maryland, Georgia and Missouri next year, expanding its investment in the newly created markets despite losses seen in other exchange markets.
(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.
Commercial property/casualty insurance pricing continued to soften during the second quarter, according to the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers’ quarterly “Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index Survey,” the Council said …
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.