Business Insurance - Web News http://businessinsurance.com/section/news http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Fri, 29 May 2015 16:57:16 EST 10 Alpha coal mine no longer qualifies for cleanup insurance subsidy http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529813 20150529/NEWS06/150529813 (Reuters) — Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Fri, 29 May 2015 14:48:32 EST Health insurer Humana explores sale http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS03/150529814 20150529/NEWS03/150529814 (Reuters) – Humana Inc. is considering selling itself after receiving multiple expressions of takeover interest, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, highlighting the potential for further consolidation in the U.S. Fri, 29 May 2015 12:51:55 EST Nurses' retaliation case against contractor in Iraq revived http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529815 20150529/NEWS06/150529815 A U.S. appellate court has reinstated retaliation charges filed by two nurses working for a U.S. State Department medical services contractor in Iraq who were allegedly fired after they complained about the quality of health care provided to patients. Fri, 29 May 2015 12:46:02 EST Cuts, changes will save XL Catlin $250 million http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529816 20150529/NEWS06/150529816 The CEO of XL Catlin is “delighted” with the state of the combined entity recreated by XL P.L.C.'s $4.28 billion acquisition of Catlin Group Ltd. a month after the deal closed. Fri, 29 May 2015 11:08:50 EST Boston Scientific ordered to pay $100 million in transvaginal mesh trial http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529817 20150529/NEWS06/150529817 (Reuters) — A Delaware jury on Thursday ordered Boston Scientific to pay $100 million to a woman who said she was injured by transvaginal mesh, a device that is the subject of more than 25,000 lawsuits against the company. Fri, 29 May 2015 11:01:17 EST Sally Beauty says some payment cards "at risk" in latest security breach http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529818 20150529/NEWS06/150529818 (Reuters) — Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. confirmed that criminals used malware at some of its point-of-sale systems between March 6 and April 17. Fri, 29 May 2015 10:49:23 EST Worker's overdose death doesn't bar survivor comp benefits http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS08/150529820 20150529/NEWS08/150529820 The family of an injured worker who died from a prescription drug overdose should receive workers compensation death benefits, the California Supreme Court has ruled. Fri, 29 May 2015 10:26:40 EST Highest-paid broker execs http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529821 20150529/NEWS06/150529821 Who were the highest-paid executives at publicly traded brokers in 2014? Find out in our latest gallery. Fri, 29 May 2015 10:17:57 EST Mideast Burning Man goes back to Stone Age http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS06/150529822 20150529/NEWS06/150529822 An event in Israel’s Negev desert related to Nevada’s Burning Man festival may have literally unmade history, according to media reports. Fri, 29 May 2015 09:30:56 EST Major deficiencies shown in 39% of benefit plan audits http://businessinsurance.com/article/20150529/NEWS03/150529823 20150529/NEWS03/150529823 Some accountants auditing employee benefit plans have a quality problem, said a study published Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration. Fri, 29 May 2015 09:12:47 EST