Category Archives: Claim & Risk Control

A Timely Reminder…Basis Clauses and Warranties

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“Basis” clauses and warranties will always raise questions and helpfully Mr Justice Akenhead clarified the law in a case late last year, namely Genesis Housing Association Limited v Liberty Syndicate Management Limited for and on behalf of Syndicate 4472 at … Continue reading →

Video: The Risk Management World Getting Smarter

Eric Joost speaks about the Spring 2013 Marketplace Realities report

The risk management world keeps getting smarter about risk management. We’ve got more sophisticated tools and better data analytics. That means more precise measurement of what’s happening. That, in turn, means more accurate predictions of loss and sustainable premium levels. … Continue reading →

DANGER AHEAD? Forecasting the Future of Where Crime and Violence May Strike

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The ability to anticipate risk, recognize early indicators of criminal activity, and alert key decision makers to impending trouble is a priceless gift. Determining if your property is or may soon find itself in harm’s way should be a topic of great importance to any organization. Continue reading →

Emerging Security Risk of 2013: Death by Cyber

Emerging Risks

The legitimate potential for cyber-attack upon the United States’—or upon any country’s—infrastructure, and businesses will continue to be a major risk in 2013 and well beyond. Continue reading →

What Risks Will Emerge in 2013?

Emerging Risks

We look ahead for the risks businesses should prepare for in 2013. Read their predictions and vote for the one most likely to affect your business this year. Continue reading →

Prepare Your Business for the Worst Flu Season in a Decade

Across the United States, businesses and households are scrambling to respond to the challenges posed by this years’ influenza outbreak.  While the impact on mortality has been held in check by the advances science has made in vaccinations and post-exposure … Continue reading →

In the Cross-Hairs of Risk: Preparing for Catastrophic Acts of Violence

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UPDATE: During my 17 years of service in the law enforcement profession I have had the unfortunate opportunity to view in close detail and experience some of life’s most tragic and gut-wrenching moments. While  in public service and even now, … Continue reading →

In the Cross-Hairs of Risk: Preparing for Catastrophic Acts of Violence

Candle

UPDATE: During my 17 years of service in the law enforcement profession I have had the unfortunate opportunity to view in close detail and experience some of life’s most tragic and gut-wrenching moments. While  in public service and even now, … Continue reading →

Our Scariest Security Risk – Catastrophic Acts of Violence

Scariest Risks

Acts of senseless, catastrophic violence—shootings causing multiple fatalities and injuries—have occurred in shopping malls, restaurants, fitness centers, movie theaters, places of worship, military bases, grocery stores, summer camps, schools, nursing homes, and places of employment. They are my scariest security … Continue reading →

Hurricane Sandy Likely to Trigger a Significant Volume of Commercial Property Claims

Hurricane Sandy - Oct 28 (satellite view) PHOTO CREDIT: NASA

Hurricane Sandy, a storm that forecasters say is on a scale with little precedent on the East Coast, is likely to trigger a significant volume of commercial property claims, according to experts in our claims practice.  “Given the size of … Continue reading →