Articles by Caroline McDonald

Beware of Lightning Season

Beware of Lightning Season

Summer is the peak season for lightning strikes, which cost insurers millions of dollars every year.

 
Turning up the Heat on Climate Change

Turning up the Heat on Climate Change

Teenage polar explorer Parker Liautaud discusses his first-hand research on climate change.

 
Steady As She Goes: 2014 Captive Domicile Review

Steady As She Goes: 2014 Captive Domicile Review

In our annual captive review, we examine the top trends influencing key domiciles.

 
Data Legislation Patchwork

Data Legislation Patchwork

Despite a number of recent high profile data breaches, efforts to establish national standards for data security have failed.

 
GM Faces Uphill Climb After Recall

GM Faces Uphill Climb After Recall

General Motors has been forced to reassess safety protocols as costs mount for its ignition switch recall.

 
Should TRIA Be Renewed?

Should TRIA Be Renewed?

The economic impact on federal spending if TRIA is allowed to expire.

 
A Snapshot of the Property Market

A Snapshot of the Property Market

Premium rate trends in the property-casualty insurance market.

 
Risk Miscommunication

Risk Miscommunication

Examining risk communication at the executive level.

 
Are You Ready for the Hurricane?

Are You Ready for the Hurricane?

With the Atlantic hurricane season approaching, companies can better prepare by using past storm experiences as a guide.

 
Safety Rules Put Railroads Back on Track

Safety Rules Put Railroads Back on Track

Accidents involving freight trains carrying crude oil have prompted a new focus on rail safety.

 
West Virginia Spill Reveals Lax Regulation

West Virginia Spill Reveals Lax Regulation

A chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water for thousands of residents prompts regulatory scrutiny.

 
A Conversation with Carolyn Snow

A Conversation with Carolyn Snow

RIMS President Carolyn Snow shares her thoughts on risk management and the society’s focus for 2014.

 
A Bridge Too Far: Repairing America’s Aging Infrastructure

A Bridge Too Far: Repairing America’s Aging Infrastructure

Even as much of the U.S. transportation infrastructure faces the possibility of failure, states are struggling to fund maintenance and repairs.

 
Paper Pushing

Paper Pushing

Old-fashioned board reporting.

 
Respect Your Supply Chain

Respect Your Supply Chain

Supply chain concerns.