Category Archives: Claim & Risk Control

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 →

Better Audits for Better Outcomes: The Case for Outcomes-Based Claim Audits

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It’s been said many times, “People do what you inspect not what you expect.” If you accept this concept as true, then you must make sure your inspections line up with your expectations. Continue reading →

What Can Be Done About Turnover in Third-Party Administrators?

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I recently attended the National Workers Compensation and Disability Conference and repeatedly heard one major complaint from the third-party administrators (TPAs), “Turnover is a major issue for us!” Odd, as I hear from clients almost on a daily basis is, … Continue reading →

Scariest Risks of 2015

Scariest Risks of 2015

As Halloween approaches and darkness falls earlier every day, we at WillisWire find ourselves reflecting not on make-believe monsters but on the frightening real risks our clients faced during the year. Thirteen of our bloggers submitted what they thought were … Continue reading →