Claims Magazine February 2012
Given the swell in user-generated content housed on social media sites, it is no surprise that insurance claims adjusters and fraud investigators turn to these sites when conducting investigations. Navigating the social media landscape, however, can be tricky. Here's what you need to know.
Fracking is a high-profile environmental topic. The immediate and long term impact of fracking operations on public health and the environment definitely require further assessment as the debate on the issue continues.
Donna J. Popow, Esq., CPCU, AIC, explains how education helps cultivate a better understanding of claims handling and the business overall.
In his state of the state address, Florida Governor Rick Scott laid out the case for auto-insurance reforms that would crack down on fraud abuse in the state’s no-fault system.
A look at how the Costa Concordia wreck and the resultant liability claims may impact the global marine insurance industry.
Sterling & Sterling Inc. and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company's grant will help with the purchase of a high-tech robot dog that will educate children on house fire safety.
Sixteen New Yorkers are the targets of the latest fraud lawsuit filed in the state by Allstate Insurance.
Diana Dwyer-Owens, CEO and Chairwoman of Rainbow International parent company The Dwyer Group is featured on CBS’s reality show “Undercover Boss."
Contractors confront some perplexing insurance coverage problems. Here, we'll explore a few common scenarios and discuss if and when coverage applies to structures.
Risk managers should expect to have to justify the current brokerage relationship to upper management, more so than ever before.
Before an auditor can fully understand what he or she is looking at—either in an insurer’s or self-funding entity’s overall loss data or in individual claim files—the auditor must understand that insurer’s or entity’s claims philosophy.
In Pennsylvania an unofficial litmus test is emerging, requiring counsel to have at least an indication that content on a social networking site will contradict a litigant's testimony or claims, before the court will grant access to "private" information on such sites.
As the fracking industry grows, so too do media reports and governmental investigations regarding its perceived risks. Here's a look at litigation trends and the insurer's duty.
Modern claims administration systems have enhanced the process and enabled greater efficiencies, but BI can take the operation to the next level, offering better decisions for improved claims outcomes.
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