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Texas Floods Highlight Urban Vulnerability

Texas Floods Highlight Urban Vulnerability

Recent storms show how urbanization magnifies the impact of natural catastrophes.

 

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Amtrak Derailment Spurs Focus on Safety

Amtrak Derailment Spurs Focus on Safety

Updated safety technology could have prevented May’s deadly crash in Philadelphia.

 

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Q&A: Taking a Broader Risk Perspective

Q&A: Taking a Broader Risk Perspective

FM Global’s Bret Ahnell discusses resiliency, risk mitigation and the insurance market.

 
 

Risk Headlines

The Broadening Scope of Pollution Legal Liability Insurance

The Broadening Scope of Pollution Legal Liability Insurance

Now that pollution legal liability policies are widening the scope of potential coverage, issues of notice and disclosure are the likeliest flashpoints for coverage disputes.

 
Retaining Insurance Coverage in the Face of Late Notice and Misconduct Exclusions

Retaining Insurance Coverage in the Face of Late Notice and Misconduct Exclusions

A Texas federal court recently ordered an insurer to reimburse an oil and gas company for costs and expenses incurred while defending against environmental claims.

 
Maximizing Coverage for a Product Recall

Maximizing Coverage for a Product Recall

When responding to a product recall, companies need to understand insurance coverage options.

 
How to Revitalize IT Security Training

How to Revitalize IT Security Training

Tailoring cybersecurity training for employees can dramatically boost security company-wide.

 
Tech Assets More Exposed Than Physical Assets

Tech Assets More Exposed Than Physical Assets

Information technology assets are now often as valuable as property assets, if not more so, but insurance protection lags.

 
Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

The Day of the Glitch highlighted the alarming amount of our infrastructure that is vulnerable.

 
Assessing Canadian Flood Preparedness

Assessing Canadian Flood Preparedness

Researchers assessed the preparedness of 15 Canadian cities to encourage flood resilience efforts and benchmark progress.

 
Hurricanes and Climate Change

Hurricanes and Climate Change

Has climate change had any effect on the hurricanes driving catastrophe market losses?

 
Identifying Insurance Coverage for Riot Damage

Identifying Insurance Coverage for Riot Damage

Policyholders facing losses due to civil unrest should work diligently to identify potentially responsive insurance coverage.

 
Risky Rhetoric: When Personal Opinions Damage Corporate Brands

Risky Rhetoric: When Personal Opinions Damage Corporate Brands

When employees express opinions in public forums, their personal biases can threaten the entire company’s reputation.

 
The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma

The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma

How do employers balance the fairness of advancement opportunities with the obligation to keep employees safe?

 
How TRIA’s Reauthorization Impacts Terrorism Coverage

How TRIA’s Reauthorization Impacts Terrorism Coverage

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 features a number of changes that influence terrorism loss exposure.

 
Food Safety Upgrades Stalled by Funding

Food Safety Upgrades Stalled by Funding

Critical improvements to food safety regulation have so far been undercut by Congress.

 
Q&A: Finding Fault with Faulty Workmanship

Q&A: Finding Fault with Faulty Workmanship

Attorney Tracy Alan Saxe discusses one of the ways property owners miss out on claims.

 
Understanding Kidnap and Ransom Risks

Understanding Kidnap and Ransom Risks

Employees traveling abroad must take the proper precautions to avoid a kidnapping incident.