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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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Amtrak Derailment Spurs Focus on Safety

Amtrak Derailment Spurs Focus on Safety

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

 
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.

 
Coffee Growers Struggle to Meet Demand

Coffee Growers Struggle to Meet Demand

Disease and drought have made it difficult for coffee producers to keep up with market growth.

 
Lessons From Starbucks’ Race Together Initiative

Lessons From Starbucks’ Race Together Initiative

The coffee chain’s well-meaning campaign could have created a legally hostile work environment.

 
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.