Category Archives: Claim & Risk Control

Developing an active shooter plan

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An active shooter event can happen without notice and can be over in the course of minutes. The typical event only lasts 10-15 minutes, which doesn’t leave much opportunity for mitigation or planning a response. These events can span all … Continue reading →

On resolving disputes in China

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When people ask me advice about doing business in China, one of the first things I tell them is don’t assume that the way disagreements are resolved in your country is how they’ll be resolved in China. This is especially … Continue reading →

What is escheatment, and how does it impact the casualty claim world?

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As state budgets tighten, focus is being placed on additional revenue opportunities, and “escheatment” meets that objective. Continue reading →

The Insurability of Punitive Damages — A Primer

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Recent headlines demonstrate that the potential impairment to a company’s balance sheet by an uninsured punitive damages verdict is very real. Continue reading →

Creating a culture of innovation: Eagles fly and humans create

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“A culture of innovation” should promote a safe, spirited atmosphere stimulating creative thought and offering ways to identify obstructions that severely suppress innovation. It may also challenge what we believe about our own ability to create. But organizations frequently bump … Continue reading →

What risks will emerge in 2016?

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Our world is advancing at a pace that invites innovation at breakneck speed, encouraging companies to jump into untested waters. Whether it is new, disruptive technologies – such as drones – or just a new way of doing business – such … Continue reading →

7 ways to integrate leave management into your human capital strategy

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How many times have you heard the term integration in the realm of leave management? We have tried to integrate our disability, wellness, condition management, workers compensation, safety and other leave programs with little success over the years. There always … Continue reading →

Drones: Safety Considerations and Potential Liability Concerns

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The proliferation of drones and the ever-increasing role they play in commercial endeavors has left governments, commercial aviation, insurance carriers and the general public scrambling for guidance on legal requirements and rights/responsibilities. Continue reading →

Sitting is Bad For You. So is Standing. What Now?

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I don’t know if it’s just me, but every time I turn around I keep hearing that sitting is killing us. I hear it on the radio, I see it on the television and I read it online. What is … Continue reading →

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Read Jeff's first post in this series: Creating a Culture of Innovation: Eagles Fly and Humans Create

In 1903, a human being atop the sandy dunes of Kitty Hawk North Carolina piloted the first engine-powered machine known as the airplane (aero plane) – a machine that defied gravity by leaving the earth’s surface. Two brothers, bicycle mechanics … Continue reading →