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Total cost of risk for companies rises in 2013: RIMS survey

Published July 28, 2014 CST

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.

EEOC sues employer for demanding health care details for worker absences

Published July 28, 2014 CST

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.

Ohio workers comp bureau agrees to pay as much as $420M in settlement

Published July 24, 2014 CST

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has settled its long-standing legal dispute with a group of small business owners.

Florida packing plant's workers accused of workers comp fraud

Published July 22, 2014 CST

The vast majority of workers at a Naples, Florida, produce packing plant are accused in a scheme to commit workers compensation fraud, the Florida Department of Financial Services said Tuesday.

NCAA proposes $75M settlement of concussion lawsuits filed by college players

Published July 29, 2014 CST

The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday filed a proposed $75 million settlement of several consolidated class action suits brought by athletes who suffered concussions while playing college sports.

Same-sex partner of murdered woman due comp death benefits: Alaska high court

Published July 29, 2014 CST

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.

EPIC buys Leavitt Group's Jenkins Insurance unit

Published July 22, 2014 CST

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Inc., which does business as EPIC, has purchased Concord, California-based Jenkins Insurance Services Inc., a unit of Leavitt Group Enterprises Inc.

Zurich white paper focuses on solar panel fire, structural risks

Published July 21, 2014 CST

Risk managers need be aware of the variety of risks and challenges presented by the installation of photovoltaic solar panel systems on commercial buildings, Zurich North America said on Monday.

Benefit costs, regulations remain top HR concerns: Gallagher survey

Published July 21, 2014 CST

Rising health care costs and evolving regulations continue to be the top human resources challenge facing employers, and many companies are struggling to effectively meet that challenge, according to a new survey.

More brokers sharing critical big data insight with mid-market clients

Published July 20, 2014 CST

After decades of gathering and warehousing data on insurance purchases, exposures and claims from their commercial clients, more insurance brokers are offering to share the power of their “big data” sets with their middle-market clients.