Product Liability

Avoiding Subcontractor Insurance Pitfalls

Avoiding Subcontractor Insurance Pitfalls

Overlooking subcontractor insurance agreements can expose contractors to costly risks.

 
The Seven Deadly Construction Sins

The Seven Deadly Construction Sins

These key construction problems often result in expensive claims and litigation.

 
The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes

The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette makers may be facing mass liability from long-term consumer health issues.

 
Reputation Risk and Social Media

Reputation Risk and Social Media

A new study offers insights on the direct impact of reputation crises on share prices, particularly since the introduction of social media.

 
Reducing Construction Defect Claims

Reducing Construction Defect Claims

By focusing on seven key quality assurance practices, builders can avoid costly claims.

 
5 Things to Know About Innovator Liability

5 Things to Know About Innovator Liability

A controversial tort theory could expose drug manufacturers to new avenues of liability.

 
Planning for a Product Recall

Planning for a Product Recall

A detailed product recall response plan can help companies avoid additional liability costs.

 
5 Best Practices for IoT Privacy Compliance

5 Best Practices for IoT Privacy Compliance

As the internet of things expands, organizations must establish rigorous privacy practices.

 
Exploring Liability for Exploding E-Cigarettes

Exploring Liability for Exploding E-Cigarettes

Reports of exploding e-cigarettes are raising concerns about product safety and liability.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – April

Notepad: Risk in Review – April

Hacking stuffed animals, a new cybersecurity law, corporate reputation rankings and more.

 
Hacking Cars

Hacking Cars

Automotive cyberrisk is not just about autonomous vehicles—today’s cars and trucks, like any other ­internet-connected devices, are vulnerable to being hacked.

 
Samsung’s Vertical Integration Challenges

Samsung’s Vertical Integration Challenges

A massive recall of exploding phones highlights lesser-known and undervalued supply chain risks.

 
Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning

Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning

Four industry veterans discuss how risk management contributes to their company’s strategic planning process.

 
Navigating Product Liability’s Complex Regulatory Landscape

Navigating Product Liability’s Complex Regulatory Landscape

Mitigating the risks of product liability is made more challenging by a complicated maze of laws and regulations.

 
Volkswagen Rocked By Emissions Fraud Scandal

Volkswagen Rocked By Emissions Fraud Scandal

As Volkswagen’s emissions scandal unfolds, legal, regulatory and reputational damages mount.