Broward County is the second-most-populous county in Florida, the 18th in the U.S. and home to 31 municipalities including Fort Lauderdale.

Among its myriad responsibilities are an extensive transportation system, with more than 300 transit buses; Broward County’s Port Everglades (the world’s second-busiest cruise port and South Florida’s primary bulk cargo depot); and Broward’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Like many sizable public-sector entities, its spectrum of exposures is vast and its risk considerations broad. If not managed effectively, its workers’ compensation costs for personnel ranging from bus operators to electricians, plumbers, street cleaners, gardeners and a host of other blue-collar—and white-collar—professionals could easily balloon out of control.

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Shawn Moynihan

Shawn Moynihan is Editor-in-Chief of National Underwriter Property & Casualty. A St. John’s University alum, Moynihan has earned 11 Jesse H. Neal Awards, the Pulitzers of the business press; seven Azbee Awards, from the American Society of Business Press Editors; two Folio Awards; and a SABEW award, from the Society of American Business Editors & Writers. Prior to joining ALM, he served as Managing Editor/Online Editor of journalism institution Editor & Publisher, the trade bible of the newspaper industry. Moynihan also has held editorial positions with AOL, Metro New York, and Newhouse Newspapers. He can be reached at [email protected]

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