Employers Navigate Various State, Local Laws to Stay Compliant

Businesses claims if they don’t stay on top of changing state and municipal employment laws, according to , Employment Practices product manager for Travelers. In an interview with , Williams says firms with multiple locations …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Building Code Adoption, Enforcement Critical to Reducing Losses

When building codes are adopted and enforced, there is a substantial reduction in loss, according to , technical director for ISO’s Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS). During an audio interview with , Miller explained that it’s not …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Claims Journal.com Launches New Search Function

A new search feature announced this week offers .com readers the opportunity to search for subject matter in several ways. Visitors to the highest-trafficked property/casualty claims news website can search via keyword and drill down by year, type of …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Businesses Face Evolving Cyber Risk

Though several factors affect a firm’s cyber , people remain the critical vulnerability, according to , assistant vice president and principal scientist with AIR Worldwide. In an audio interview with , he explained the evolving risk and what …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Tips on Handling the Latest Bad Faith Trends

Institutional attack, reptile theory and rules of the road are three recent bad faith trends, according to , partner and leader for Morris, Polich and Purdy. Purdy, sat down with during the most recent …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Why Avoiding a Jury Trial is the Best Defense

Because juries can be unpredictable, awarding large sums even in conservative jurisdictions, jury trials should be considered as a last resort, according to , founding partner at Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. Whyte sat down with , during …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Hail Modeling Explained

With the aim of producing more accurate loss information as well as pinpointing emerging areas of exposure, models are being used to try and control the multi-billion dollar losses caused by hail. During a podcast interview with , Dr. …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Claims Journal’s Top 10 Legal Articles of 2016

For the second year in a row, compiled a list of the top read legal articles of 2016. This year’s article topics covered everything from hail to driverless car litigation. Several articles on hail topped the list of …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Working Moms Could Reduce Insurance Industry Staffing Frustration

In an exclusive interview with , , president of the P&C Division at American Claims Management, offers insight into the untapped market of working mothers in recruiting new employees. Earlier this year, the reported that …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Using Technology to Solve Carrier/Broker Inefficiencies

During the annual International Association of Claims Professionals (IACP) conference held in Sonoma recently, hosted an executive roundtable with board members to discuss carrier/broker efficiency from the claims perspective. , managing director of and immediate …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Claims Has to Up its Game to Attract New Hires

With the expected exodus of thousands of skilled claims professionals within the next few years, concern is growing among insurers in how best to address the need for experienced claims employees. In an exclusive claims executive roundtable with , …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Lessons Learned From the Canterbury, New Zealand Earthquake

Prior to leading a panel discussion on the Canterbury earthquake at the International Association of Claim Professionals’ annual conference, the experts sat down with to discuss the earthquake, damage toll and shared personal stories and lessons resulting from …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA

Implementing Claims Best Practices Requires Careful Thought

While having claims best practices can benefit an insurer, it’s important that claims management review and evaluate their reasonableness on a regular basis, according to , founder and principal of . In a recent podcast …

Read more here:: Claims Journal USA