Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:14:03 EST 10 OFF BEAT: Airbnb offers host protection for trashed homes http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141121/NEWS06/141129962 20141121/NEWS06/141129962 The possibility of coming home to “meth pipes” or the aftermath of an “XXX freak fest” might deter some people from renting out their living space through Airbnb, but the apartment-sharing service is hoping to set the minds of U.S. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:12:59 EST This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141121/NEWS06/311219999 20141121/NEWS06/311219999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 EST Arizona sues General Motors, says it hid safety defects http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141120/NEWS06/141129986 20141120/NEWS06/141129986 (Reuters) — Arizona filed a lawsuit against General Motors Co., claiming the carmaker put the public at risk by concealing safety defects to avoid the cost of recalls. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:36:55 EST U.S. auto safety agency to call for nationwide recall of Takata air bags http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141118/NEWS06/141119821 20141118/NEWS06/141119821 (Reuters) — The U.S. federal agency overseeing the auto industry called on Takata Corp to make its previously regional air bag recall nationwide. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:33:50 EST Ford recalls 65,000 Fusion models on ignition key issues http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141118/NEWS06/141119830 20141118/NEWS06/141119830 (Reuters) — Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday said it is recalling about 65,000 Fusion sedans because the key can be removed from the ignition even if the car is not in the "park" position. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:32:28 EST OFF BEAT: Insurer taps out Hulk Hogan in Gawker legal dispute http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141117/NEWS06/141119848 20141117/NEWS06/141119848 A media company engaged in legal grappling with a wrestling legend is now finding itself tag-teamed by its own insurance company. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:03:55 EST Ohio creates captive insurance office http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141117/NEWS06/141119856 20141117/NEWS06/141119856 The Ohio Department of Insurance has created a new Office of Captive Insurance to regulate and support the state's recently authorized captive insurance companies. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:53:23 EST GM ignition-switch claims deadline extended to Jan. 31 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141117/NEWS06/141119857 20141117/NEWS06/141119857 (Reuters) — The deadline to file claims under General Motors Co.'s faulty ignition-switch compensation program has been extended by one month to Jan. 31, 2015. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:43:25 EST This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141114/NEWS06/311149999 20141114/NEWS06/311149999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:00:00 EST Takata says subject of U.S. criminal probe on air bag flaws http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141113/NEWS06/141119921 20141113/NEWS06/141119921 (Reuters) — Japan’s Takata Corp. is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation over potentially defective car air bags that have been linked to five deaths, a spokesman said on Thursday. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:20:18 EST