Business Insurance - Web News http://businessinsurance.com/section/news http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:18:56 EST 10 Employers urged to handle older workers with care http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS08/160729915 20160722/NEWS08/160729915 NEW ORLEANS — Employers can and should take action to keep older, skilled employees in the workforce and mitigate injury risks for them. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:31:22 EST Catastrophe bonds hit second-quarter lull http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS06/160729917 20160722/NEWS06/160729917 Aon Securities, the investment banking division of Aon Benfield Group Ltd., on Friday said catastrophe bond issuance had slowed in the second quarter, with only five new cat bonds issued. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:12:03 EST XL Catlin names regional execs for U.S. West http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS07/160729918 20160722/NEWS07/160729918 Mike Soper has joined XL Catlin as U.S. Western regional leader, the insurer announced Friday. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:02:42 EST Employer on hook for retroactive comp premiums http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS08/160729919 20160722/NEWS08/160729919 The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation can retroactively reclassify a company's workforce and collect more than $1 million in back premiums regardless of whether the employer was at fault, the state Supreme Court has ruled. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:29:25 EST Merger momentum hits a brick wall http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS03/160729920 20160722/NEWS03/160729920 Are health insurers' merger dreams at a dead end? Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:04:49 EST S&P puts Humana, Aetna under review after merger lawsuit http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS03/160729922 20160722/NEWS03/160729922 “We believe a deal termination would likely have a negative impact on Humana's credit profile," S&P said in a report Friday. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:45:17 EST EEOC keeps eye on employers long after settlements http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS08/160729923 20160722/NEWS08/160729923 NEW ORLEANS — Employers should be aware that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has and will likely continue to utilize consent decrees to force them to properly accommodate disabled employees. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:06:48 EST Marsh appoints U.S., Canada president, shuffles execs http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS06/160729924 20160722/NEWS06/160729924 The broker says that Martin South will head its U.S. and Canada business division and that it would realign some international units. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:47:56 EST Merger mayhem http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS06/160729925 20160722/NEWS06/160729925 The U.S. Justice Department makes good on its promise to block megamergers among health insurers, and that leads the Business Insurance week in pictures in the process. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:20:36 EST The BI Top 10 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20160722/NEWS03/160729926 20160722/NEWS03/160729926 The Justice Department's move to block health insurer mergers, confirmed Thursday, is among Business Insurance's top 10 most read features. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:28:42 EST